Written on: 02/11/2006 by Helen of Troy (188 reviews written)
Twinings Lapsang Souchong is a tea with a difference. It is smoked! The tea comes from South East China, the special flavour and aroma are produced by laying out the tea leaves on trays made from bamboo, allowing smoke from pinewood to flow up through.
When brewed for between 3-5 minutes you will have a golden tea with a very distinct smoky flavour, the aroma is also unusual, not quite as pleasant an aroma as some speciality teas, nonetheless, it is still unusually smoky and woody due to... (read more)