|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Lunch » Tags » Tea » Reviews » Lapsang Souchong Tea

Lapsang Souchong Tea

4 Ratings: 3.3
beverage

Lapsang souchong is a black tea originally from the Wuyi region of the Chinese province of Fujian. It is sometimes referred to as smoked tea. Lapsang is distinctive from all other types of tea because lapsang leaves are traditionally smoke-dried over pinewood fires, … see full wiki

Tags: Tea
1 review about Lapsang Souchong Tea

Lapsang Souchong Tea = Not Cool

  • Dec 18, 2008
  • by
Rating:
n/a
This tea is nasty. I consider myself open-minded when it comes to teas and flavors and the like. But this tea? No. 
I found a box at this specialty supermarket next to my workplace in downtown Chicago. Most grocery stores carry the brand, Twinings. Not many carry this flavor. And, again, I can see why.

This tea tastes like mulch. It tastes like burnt bacon, but without the bacon. It tastes like campfire without the 'smores--like burning embers.

Even worse? It smells up your cubicle at work, and no one stops talking about it for weeks. Whoops!
lapsang souchong

What did you think of this review?

Helpful
4
Thought-Provoking
2
Fun to Read
2
Well-Organized
2
Post a Comment
November 14, 2010
Well Lapsang is definitely an aquired taste I did not like at when I tried it first but now I think it's rather good but it is not a Tea to drink every day that's for shure.
November 14, 2010
My wife described Lapsang Souchong as black tea filtered through dirty socks that had been dried by a smoky camp fire. That said, I like it, believe it or not!
November 14, 2010
Ha Ha :-)
 
July 17, 2009
I've never tried this specific flavor, but actually I'm not a fan of any Twining teas, the taste always seems average. I am currently drinking a yummy Trader Joe's organic tea that I will review in the near future. I really want to try this Zhena's Gypsy Tea! Thanks for the review, I'll avoid buying that!
 
1
What's your opinion on Lapsang Souchong Tea?
rate
4 Ratings: +3.3
You have exceeded the maximum length.
Photos
lapsang souchong
Details
Related Topics
The greatest soda ever

A carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants and vend

Grapefruit Juice

Juice from grapefruits

Lemonade

Sweetened drinks made from lemons

Polls
Arizona Iced Tea

Your Favorite Tea(s)

by

First to Review
© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists