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Lee Rosy's Tea - Black Teas
Darjeeling
There is an unspoken code among Darjeeling drinkers in our shop. It's that little nod of recognition between savants. Not quite as exacting as a Masonic handshake, but somewhat more involved than, say, the affection between Volkswagen drivers.
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Ceylon Dimbula
I went to see the fortune teller Rosie Petulengro to ask her to read my tea leaves. Her brow furrowed as she stared into the cup and said, "I see..."
"Yes?"
"I see... a swarm of bees."
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English Breakfast
You've come all the way to Spain and you just want chicken and chips.
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Keemun
"Normal tea! I just want Normal Tea! Give me Normal Tea or I'm stealing the tip jar!" This plaintive cry of so many a luckless traveller...
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Earl Grey Blue Flower
If you're reading this, it's fair to assume you already like Earl Grey. Perhaps you drink it a lot; perhaps it's your favourite type of tea.
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Almond Cream Tea
So tell me then, Lee Rosy, why should I drink almond tea?
The deadly poison cyanide is present in bitter almonds, in small amounts - indeed large doses can be lethal.
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Caramel Tea
Now, there are some people who disapprove of this sort of thing. Tea, according to the purest tea connoisseurs, is the drink of emperors;
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Chocolate Truffle Tea
Chocolate and tea, tea and chocolate: two of the most potent forces in the universe. China and Japan may have given the world the ancient Tea Ceremony, but Britain has contributed its own ritual, the Dunked Biscuit.
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Earl Grey
I believe you wanted to say something about Earl Grey, Lee Rosy?
Ah, there you are. Yes, I'm thinking of that timeless aroma of summer fruit.
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Lapsang Souchong
The story behind the unique flavour of Lapsang Souchong is that an army once commandeered a tea factory for barracks in 17th century China
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Spicy Chai
Chai, or masala chai to use its proper name (meaning "spiced tea" in Hindi) may be a fairly recent arrival in Britain, but it follows an old formula in India
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Pu Er
Punning Bee, Punning Bee, tell me about your favourite tea.
"Well, Lee Rosy, I've been drinking a lot of Puer recently.
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China Rose Tea
Roses are an emblem of England. We're constantly growing them, pruning them, giving them as expressions of love or guilt. But we don't tend to eat them.
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Yunnan
Imagine, for a moment, a parallel universe where "normal tea", as known by the brewing masses, is black tea from China rather than the Indian subcontinent.
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Assam
Assam is a strong, full-bodied and malty brew. One term used for this kind of tea is "productive" - "productive" meaning enough caffeine to animate a stuffed pet.
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Cinnamon Tea
Cinnamon has never failed to be a creative inspiration down the ages. References to cinnamon are found everywhere to this day in popular music
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Apple Tea
Our Apple Tea is black tea mixed with apple chunks, creating a fruity, autumnal flavour
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Apricot Tea
Our Apricot Tea consists of black tea mixed with the zest of apricot - strong and refreshing
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Assam Mangalam
Assam Mangalam is one of the very finest Assams. It has large leaves and golden tips for an amber liquor and delicious, malty flavour. Best without milk.
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Christmas Tea
This is our ever popular Christmas tea: black tea, orange peels, cloves, hibiscus blossoms, almond pieces and cornflower blossoms combine in a nutty, festive treat.
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Darjeeling Puttabong
Darjeeling Puttabong is an exquisite Darjeeling with marked muscatel flavour - a real treat for Darjeeling lovers.
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Decaffeinated Ceylon
A Ceylon tea containing no caffeine.
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Decaffeinated Earl Grey
Earl Grey tea perfect for any time of day.
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Honey Tea
Black tea flavoured with honey for a delicious pick-me-up.
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Russian Caravan
An aromatic, smoky blend of Chinese black teas
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Sikkim Temi
A rich and aromatic tea from the kingdom of Sikkim in the Himalayas, a little like a fine Darjeeling. Perfect for special occasions.
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Vanilla Tea
Black tea and vanilla pieces combine in a delicious flavoured tea that can be drunk with or without milk.
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