ASSAM TIPPY GOLDEN FLOWERY ORANGE PEKOE | Finest First Grade Leaves | Precious quality leaves since 1975. We first created this second flush blend in 1975. The special-tippy Dikom Estate grade of this tea makes it one of our most popular blends.
A fine and delicious ‘Tippy GFOP1’ Assam Whole Leaf Tea, harvested near the Brahmaputra River during the Second Flush (Second harvest period) season in the late spring.
Assam is the largest single tea-growing area in the world, situated on both sides of the river Brahmaputra.
To sweeten your beverage consider our Rock Candy Crystals or popular Oregon Tea Honeys # 88005.
Theine (caffeine) content: High | Gift Tin Packaging
Suggested Water Temperature: 212 F | Suggested Infusion Time: 5 Minutes.
Preparation: Bring fresh water to the boil. Warm up your tea pot by rinsing it with hot water. Fill one teaspoon per 6 oz cup of this Black Tea into the preheated tea pot or preferred cup. Pour the hot water into the tea. Let infuse up to 5 Minutes and serve. Remove infuser or pour your tea into another tea-pot or thermos carafe. Using an infuser or ‘Permanent Tea Filter’ for your cup or pot makes it easy to separate the leaves from the beverage after steeping.
Culinary notes: Because of its darker character this Black Tea is offered as a choice with stronger foods, vegetarian, macrobiotic or vegetable recipes and special desserts including fruits, stronger cheese selections. Suitable as afternoon and High Tea choice. Suitable as High Tea selection.
Tea Station & Tea Fountain Custom Designer Blend. Mature Estate Quality.
We started creating client and custom blends like this one under our European TEA STATION label in 1975. Since 1997 our traditional tea blend designs and tisanes are also known and sold in the United States. For over 40 years the Top Quality and reasonable pricing of our special creations make them very popular selections for tea connoisseurs and clients in the Culinary Industry.
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Second Flush: Second major harvest period / June through October / The second period when the tea leaves after plucking are flushed out onto screens to be processed.