Kenya Silverback White Tea, Loose-Leaf Tea in album tea

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Closeup of loose-leaf white tea, with golden-leaf buds covered in downy hairs

Dec 7th, 2011, by Alex Zorach

This photo shows loose-leaf Kenya Silverback White Tea from Imperial Tea Garden. This is an unusual white tea from Kenya; although it is made exclusively of leaf buds, in the style of silver needle white tea, I found that its overall character was much more like a darker, roasted oolong.