Black King

The name says it all. On our last day in China, we wanted to go once more to a tea garden. While there, we found this lovely black tea full of golden tips, which soon became our most popular recent find. Given our weakness for great Chinese black teas, we could not resist its charms!

Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 1
Body: 1
Aroma: 2
Details: The top find of our 2015 sourcing trip to China, this remarkable tea has gained a wide following attracted to its unusual charms.
Dry Leaves: Small curls of black tea with lots of golden tips
Liquor: A bright brown
Aroma: Sweet cocoa notes
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: Light bodied
Flavors: Lovely cocoa flavors
Brewing Time: 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temp: 212°º