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Assam tea is a black tea named after the region of its growth, Assam, India. It is manufactured specifically from the plant Camellia sinensis var assamicaThe Assam tea plant is indigenous to Assam—initial efforts to plant the Chinese varieties in Assam soil did not succeed and Assam tea is now mostly grown at lower altitude. It is known for its body, briskness, malty flavour and strong bright colour. Assam teas, or blends containing caffeine, are often sold as "breakfast" teas. For instance, Irish breakfast tea, a maltier and stronger breakfast tea, is made with Assam tea leaves.

The Assam tea region is known for producing the CTC (Crush, Tear, Curl) variety of teas. Popular grades produced in Assam include the whole leaf, broken leaf, fannings, and dust grades. Of these, only the latter three can be produced via the CTC method. The black teas produced in this region are renowned globally for their strong, bold, brisk, and malty flavors with dark liquor, making it an ideal pick for a breakfast tea.

Tasting Notes: Smooth slightly sweet robust Malty flavor and a rich bold palate

Strainer: Yes

Harvest:  Tea2you’s are mostly in June

Origin:  Assam, India. The highly respected vast Brahmaputra River Valley of upper Assam.

Elevation:  2045m

Sourced: Direct from the small farmer.

Grade:  CTC (Crush, Tear, Curl)

    Interesting Fact: Assam Tea is a Great Choice for the morning. This Tea2You Assam CTC is selected from more than 500 varieties, keeping in mind the customer's palate, and is the best from India. It has a flowery fragrance and bright yellow colour, ensuring a great balance between liquor and strength. Our Assam is regularly used for Kombucha.

    Please Save our Climate: Please don’t throw the used tea leaves into the bin, they aid to good composting. Tea2you follows the 3R rule.

    Brewing advice

    Brewing Advice:

    1. Use 1 teaspoon per cup

    2. Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F

    3. Pour water into the cup, on top of the tea leaves

    4. Add a dash of cold water or milk (if recommended)

    5. Steep for 2-4 minutes

    6. Enjoy

    Save the climate

    Please do not through away used tea leaves into the bin. They aid in good composting.

    Tea2you uses the 3R Rule:

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

    Reducing waste - Loose-leaf tea has no plastic packaging. All of our packaging is eco-friendly and our stickers are made from a cane sugar base.

    Reusing - You can reuse our tea leaves 2/3 times.

    Recycling - Don't throw away our used tea leaves, put them in your plant pot as they are a great compost.

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