15 Teas Every Tea Lover Should Taste

TeaTime 15: TeasKeemun Black 

Made in Qimen County in China’s Anhui Province, Keemun black tea only dates to the late 1800s. It was a favorite of the emperor and his family in a time when most Chinese didn’t drink black tea. While still popular there, it is often foundational to breakfast-blend teas. Made from a small-leafed tea plant varietal, the best Keemuns yield liquors that are smooth and sweet with hints of honey, chocolate, and roasted apricots.

Pictured: Keemun Mao Feng Imperial Black Tea from globalteamart.com. Insulated 5-ounce glass teacup from Simpson & Vail and glass teapot (discontinued) from Art of Tea



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