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Royal Tea of Kenya's tea journey continues…

We are so pleased to announce that “RTK Handcrafted Tea” has been selected by one of the world’s top tea trainers and experts as one the best teas in the world. The tea will be used in the school’s training curriculum/protocol all over the world as “One of Africa’s rarest teas.” We will soon send the tea all over the world to the certified tea trainers who will train students about the excellency of this tea.

 http://royalteaofkenya.com/images/stories/tastingnoteshand-craftedpurple.pdf

 

Finally, we also received his tea analysis pasted below:

 

Name of Tea: Orthodox Purple Kenya Tea

Acquired From: Royal Tea of Kenya

Type of Tea: Handcrafted Purple Tea

Description of Tea: A beautiful twisted long-leaf tippy purple-black tea

with a pleasant semi-sweet floral aroma. Purple tea is a new varietal.

Unique Characteristics: Toasted walnut and oak notes are prominent with a

light pear undertone. Cocoa notes are also present. Rich in anthocyanin (a

flavonoid), which pigments the leaves a purplish color. One of the the

rarest tea in Kenya.

Cost of Tea: $$$ per Lb.

 

Before Steeping

Dry Leaf Aroma: Floral

Leaf Dryness/Texture: Dry, twisted

Leaf Color: Dark purple and black, golden tips

Leaf Size: 2 -3 in. long

 

Steeping:

Amount of Tea: 3 Grams

 

First Infusion

Water Temperature: 170 F

Steeping Time: 3 min.

Tea Aroma: Mellow vegetal and floral notes, sweet honey notes

Tea Color: Golden amber

Tea Taste: A magnificent finish to this extremely satisfying tea. Superb

mouth-feel and body. No astringency.

Tea Rating: 9/10

 

Second Infusion

Water Temperature: 170 F

Steeping Time: 3 min

Tea Aroma: Same as first steeping

Tea Color: Same as first steeping, but slightly richer

Tea Taste: Same as first steeping

Tea Rating: 9/10

 

Third Infusion

Water Temperature: 170 F

Steeping Time: 3 Min.

Tea Aroma: Similar but more intense

Tea Color: Same as second steeping

Tea Taste: Same as second steeping, but more intense

Tea Rating: 9/10

 

Conclusions

Personal Experience of the Tea: This is a remarkably delightful tasting

tea with a complex flavor and aroma. It was invigorating to drink it in

that I could feel my Chi energy rising as my concentration became more

focused. Definitely a tea to remember.

 

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