Lapsang Souchong Smoked Tea: easy guide, top 5 best teas

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Last updated: August 25, 2019 at 23:51 pm

What is Lapsang Souchong tea?

Lapsang Souchong is a distinctive Fujian black tea, smoked over pine wood.

What kind of tea is it?

Lapsang Souchong is bold, smoky. The aroma is strong and might be overwhelming – love it or hate it.

Tea tips

  • Lapsang Souchong is used as a base for Russian Caravan tea blends. Give it a try if you want just a hint of smoky flavor. You can also make your own Russian Caravan by adding some Lapsang Souchong to your favorite breakfast blend.
  • Despite its powerful character, Lapsang Souchong is lower in caffeine than most black teas. Feel free to pair it with your Chinese or Thai meal for a late night dinner without wreaking havoc on your sleep.
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An ancient and much loved tea from China, large leaves are dried over smoky pine fires. Develops a distinctive smoky flavor so give it a try when you want a change of pace. Tastes like pine smoke and bacon with some dark stone fruit.
Lapsang Souchong is a black tea from the Fujian province of China, famous for its smoky aroma and flavor. To create this, the finished tea is given some extra drying over smoking pine fire, imparting a sweet, clean smoky flavor to the tea. Lapsang Souchong sometimes gets a bad rep for being brashly smoky, but really fine examples aren't like that at all. Our Laps..
Organic Lapsang Souchong, Smoked Black Tea Origin: China, Fujian province. This unique organic black tea is dried over pinewood, giving it a heavily smoky aroma and a deep, rich liquor. The tea leaves are first withered over pine root fires, then panfried, rolled and oxidized. The leaves are finally placed in bamboo baskets and hung on wooden racks over smoking pinewo..

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