Lapsang Souchong Tea: easy guide, top 7 best teas

Last updated: February 14, 2020 at 11:44 am

What is Lapsang Souchong tea?

Lapsang Souchong is a distinctive Fujian black tea, smoked over pine wood.

What kind of tea is it?

Lapsang Souchong is bold, smoky. The aroma is strong and might be overwhelming – love it or hate it.

What are the health benefits of Lapsang Souchong tea?

Being a black tea, Lapsang Souchong promotes cardiovascular health by increasing blood flow and lowering cholesterol levels. Its antioxidants also pitch in by preventing cholesterol from clogging up your blood vessels. Like other teas, Lapsang Souchong contains L-theanine, an amino acid that lowers stress levels and keeps you relaxed and focused all at once. There are plenty of other benefits of this distinctive black tea, such as improved immunity, reduced occurrences of inflammation, and high metabolic activity that can lead to weight loss. One unique advantage of drinking Lapsang Souchong tea is that despite its bold, smoky flavor, it contains less caffeine than other black teas. Meaning you can replace coffee with it and get your daily dose of energy minus any jitters or restlessness.

Tea tips

  • Loose leaf Lapsang Souchong is used as a base for Russian Caravan tea blends. Give it a try if you want just a hint of smoky flavor. You can also make your own Russian Caravan by adding some loose leaf Lapsang Souchong to your favorite breakfast blend.
  • Despite its powerful character, Lapsang Souchong is lower in caffeine than most black teas. Feel free to pair it with your Chinese or Thai meal for a late night dinner without wreaking havoc on your sleep.
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Lapsang Souchong Smoky Black Tea

This Lapsang Souchong is handmade by an experienced tea master, Mr. Wen, who has relied only on using traditional methods until recently. Making this kind of tea requires at least twenty separate steps followed by complex traditional crafts, including cooling, withering, rolling, fermentation, and drying, among others. All of these processes must be done in “Qing..
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Lapsang Souchong Wild Black Tea (Ye Sheng Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong)

Lapsang Souchong Wild Black Tea is known as Cai Cha Lapsang Souchong by the local people. You might assume that all lapsang souchong teas have a bitter, smoky taste, as long as you have some knowledge of the traditional pine-tree drying process used to make it; this time, however, since this is both a high-quality and semi-wild tea, this particular type has amazin..
Choice Organic Teas Black tea Russian Caravan-Smoky Lapsang Souchong Tea,16 Tea Bags

Choice Organic Teas Black tea Russian Caravan-Smoky Lapsang Souchong Tea,16 Tea Bags

USDA organic. Fair Trade Certified. Choice Organic Russian Caravan honors the exquisitely bold tea blends so highly sought by the 19th century Russian Czar. Camel caravans labored over a perilous route from China, and months of nightly fires added a heady aroma to the prized tea leaf. Select Yunnan tea is utilized here for flavor, and special grades of Lapsang Souchon..
Harney & Sons Loose Leaf Black Tea, Lapsang Souchong

Harney & Sons Loose Leaf Black Tea, Lapsang Souchong

An ancient and much loved tea from China, large leaves are dried over smoky pine fires. Develops a distinctive smoky flavor so give it a try when you want a change of pace. Tastes like pine smoke and bacon with some dark stone fruit.
Stash Tea Lapsang Souchong Tea, Loose Leaf, 3.5 Ounce Pouch

Stash Tea Lapsang Souchong Tea, Loose Leaf, 3.5 Ounce Pouch

BOLD SMOKY TEA: From the Fujian province of China comes this distinctive, assertive tea with its exotic smoky flavor. The finished tea leaves produce a bold, reddish-orange cup of tea when steeped in hot water. Enjoy hot or iced, with honey or unadorned.
Lapsang Souchong

Lapsang Souchong

Lapsang Souchong is a black tea from the Fujian province of China, famous for its smoky aroma and flavor. To create this, the finished tea is given some extra drying over smoking pine fire, imparting a sweet, clean smoky flavor to the tea. Lapsang Souchong sometimes gets a bad rep for being brashly smoky, but really fine examples aren't like that at all. Our Laps..
Lapsang Souchong, Organic

Lapsang Souchong, Organic

Organic Lapsang Souchong, Smoked Black Tea Origin: China, Fujian province. This unique organic black tea is dried over pinewood, giving it a heavily smoky aroma and a deep, rich liquor. The tea leaves are first withered over pine root fires, then panfried, rolled and oxidized. The leaves are finally placed in bamboo baskets and hung on wooden racks over smoking pinewo..

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