Golden Monkey

  • Golden Monkey
  • Golden Monkey
  • Golden Monkey
  • Golden Monkey

$ 24.00 

Golden Monkey tea comes from the north, in China's Fujian province. It features large black tea leaves interspersed with golden tips. It produces a lightly sweet, and 'round' cup of tea with a nice level of complexity. You'll enjoy the hints of apricot, nuts and rose.

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Briskness Body Aroma
2 3 3
Details This is a fairly recently developed tea from the north of Fujian. Mike found it when visiting a few factories outside of Panyang and Fuan. In a short time it has attracted a loyal, almost cult-like following. People love the flavors of Golden Monkey, as well as the name.
Dry Leaves Long, slender black leaves. Some of the leaves have golden tips.
Liquor Light pecan brown.
Aroma Lightly sweet, hints of apricot and nut, with hints of rose. Maybe even some cocoa notes.
Caffeine Level Caffeinated
Body This a medium bodied black tea.
Flavors A blend of cooked stone fruit such as baked apricots and the dry, but slight sugariness of semisweet chocolate. A mellow, nutty finish of roasted pecans.
Brewing Time 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temp 212° Fº

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