Lapsang Souchong

$35.00 $28.00

Lapsang Souchong is known for its smoky flavor and high caffeine content. This unique type of black tea was thought to have originated from the Indian merchants on their way to Baghdad. As the merchants were brewing a pot of tea over an open fire, their fatigue set in, and they slept through the night. They woke up to find that the tea has been burnt. Reluctant to throw away their tea, the merchants continued on their way to Baghdad’s bazaars. Surprisingly, many people loved the “burnt” tea that they set aside and it sold quite well. From then on, the practice of smoking black teas was thought to have passed on.

We have blended our Lapsang Souchong with Xin Jiang red dates and dried longan fruits. This combination enhances the nutritional value of the tea, and gives it a hint of sweetness.