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Lucky Lychee

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We’ve made our own luck with this fruity, juicy black tea infused with subtly floral flavours of lychee. Renowned for their extraordinarily fragrant taste, lychee fruits are associated with good luck – we’ve captured their light flavour to balance this bold black tea.

  • Tea Type

    Black Tea 

  • Origin


  • Taste Profile


  • Tastes like

    Sweet, juicy lychee

  • Food pairing

    Chinese Dumplings 

  • When to drink

      In the evening with a Chinese feast to celebrate Chinese New Year  

Brew the perfect cup

  Per cup, infuse one teaspoon (2g) of tea in boiling water for 3-5 minutes  

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* * * * * Refreshing and sweet by Jess on 20th January 2018

Given it's a black tea, this lychee flavour is quite refreshing, I don't brew for too long otherwise it can get strong, with or without milk this is a really nice flavoured tea.

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The Chinese invented paper, gunpowder and the compass. But their finest innovation has to be tea, reputedly first discovered by the emperor Shen Nong in 2737 BCE. Originally prepared as a medicinal brew, tea became a drink in its own right during the Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE), and today China produces thousands of different varieties ranging from black, green and white tea to oolong, puerh and yellow tea. If you’re looking for a bit of teatime reading take a look at Lu Yu’s ‘Tea Classic’: first written in 780 CE, it covers everything from cultivation methods to tea etiquette…

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Item Code: 333989 / Net weight: 100g

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  The Imperial concubine Lady Yang Kuei Fei was said to be rather fond of lychees – so much so that the Emperor Hsuan Tsung had fresh lychees brought 600 miles from Canton to his northern palace, just to woo her favour.  

A note from Whittard

“I’m a huge oolong fan – the sheer diversity of different flavours is pretty mind-boggling. My favourites are the creamy, almost buttery high grown oolongs grown in Taiwan.”

- Bethan, Specialist Tea Buyer
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