Doke Rolling Thunder


Tea: Doke Rolling Thunder

Grower: Dolly Lochan of Doke Tea

Origin: Doke River, in Bihar, India

Harvest Date: October 2013

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This oolong tea possesses a rich aroma and yields a golden infusion with a subtle and buttery flavor. Many layers of fragrance and flavors, with varying profiles depending on the temperature. Lush, rose aromas and layers of flavor, including notes of grapefruit and butter.

Recommended for fans of Indian teas who like a robust cup, and for tea drinkers who like a complex, layered tea.

Doke Tea Estate grows with all-natural techniques, and is fed by water from the newly-revitalized Doke River. The estate is owned by the Lochan Family, and all the teas are hand-crafted by their daughter, Neha "Dolly" Lochan.

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Recommended Brewing Instructions:

Use 2tsp (~4g) per 250ml cup.
Brew for 1 minute.

- 185F for a full, layered profile with soft rose aromas and a buttery texture.

- 195F for a more bold profile with grapefruit and rose flavors and a more brisk mouthfeel.

This tea can be rebrewed up to 3 times, with hotter water and longer infusions.


FlavorVotesAvg Strength
Fruit::Tree Fruit::Muscatel/Grape19.0
Overall Score: 88.5 (3 reviews)
Top Leaf Aromas: Floral::Jasmine (2x), Vegetal::Grass::Straw / Hay (1x),
Top Liquor Flavors: Floral::Jasmine (1x), Floral::Rose (1x), Fruit::Tree Fruit::Muscatel/Grape (1x),
This chart illustrates tasting notes most identified and their respective intensities (referring to Tea Cupping Standards by World of Tea).

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