Black CTC

Black CTC (crush / tear / curl)

Lesson 2 & 3

Info from class handouts

  • Tasting notes – Rich dark liquor, full bodied, full mouth feel, slight astringency.
  • Origin – Assam
  • Temperature – 100°c
  • Steep – 4 min

Personal notes on the tea

Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor analysis
Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis
dark reddy brown, small granular pieces earthy brown, larger granular pieces Rich bold bright copper tones Sweet floral and earthy notes Rich full bodied sweet, slightly astringent

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