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Keemun black tea, China's most famous tea..

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Keemun black tea, China's most famous tea..

Keemun black tea was first produced in the latter part of the 19th century (around 1875) and is one of China's most famous. This delicious black tea produced exclusively in the Qimen county of Huangshan city, in China's Anhui Province, quickly became very popular and is used for a number of classic blends, including many English breakfast teas. There are many varieties of Keemun each produced using different techniques originating from the farmers of the Fujian province. A light refreshing tea (and if brewed correctly) red in colour (confusing for a black tea), with smoky tones in the flavour and...

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