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Ruby Black Tea

Ruby Black Tea

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Temperature: 185°F
Infusion Time: 2 Minutes
Caffeine Level: High
Origin: China
Grown on the shores of Sun Moon Lake in Nantou comes this rare exquisite black tea. Long lush twisted leaves resembling charred wood splinters are entwined with scarlet highlights that create a most sensual and sumptuous composition. Ruby Black is produced from a hybrid of native Myanmar and imported Assam trees planted by Japanese growers in the 1920's. Black tea has rarely been cultivated in Taiwan, an island famed for its Oolongs. Production of this tea ceased until the great 1999 Taiwan Earthquake, when the devastation of hillsides revealed these hardly cultivars. The reintroduction of this tea revitalized the local economy and created a sensational black tea that rivals any Darjeeling or Assam. Imagine the finest Assam with not a hint of astringency and a sweet malty taste almost dripping down the sides of your tongue and marry that flavor with undertones of cinnamon and mint. The taste is beyond description so light and balanced yet robust. Background notes pick up hints of grilled baby root vegetables, small fresh potatoes and rich earth (like in a primeval forest). American Tea Room was the first purveyor of Ruby Black in the U.S. and has a limited amount of this spectacular tea plucked just for us and expertly crafted before being air shipped to insure optimal freshness. SUMMER 2014 HARVEST.

Your tea is hand packed in a resealable pouch at no additional charge. For an additional $5.00 you can have your tea packed in a labeled black or white double sealed tea canister.
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A Perfect Black Tea
Here is another tea highly favored by reviewers on many other internet sites. In some reviews it is referred to as TTES No.18, but it is this very Ruby Black. It is remarkable for its long, lovely twisted leaves and Assam-type malty flavor but just remarkably smooth. Planted in the 1920's in Taiwan, it was discovered after an earthquake in 1999. The suggested brewing time is only 2 minutes which yields a light amber cup that is remarkably full flavored. This lovely, rare gem of a black tea will not disappoint!
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Reviewed by:  from Dallas, TX. on 5/7/2014
5/5
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This tea is phenomenal. The flavor is rich and complex, but subtle at the same time. Hands down my favorite tea.
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Reviewed by:  from Denver, CO. on 3/4/2014
5/5
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I love this tea, it''s one of my favorites! It''s bold but delicate, black but orange, and delicious! Absolutely wonderful.
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Reviewed by:  from IN. on 3/4/2014
5/5
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My favorite black tea--complex, slightly sweet, great aroma.
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Reviewed by:  from Takoma Park, MD. on 3/4/2014
5/5
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I bought this candle because in was marked down. It''s a very nice candle, but not my favorite scent.
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Reviewed by:  from Archbold, OH. on 3/4/2014
3/5

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