Strongest Cup of Tea in Sri Lanka! | Grown at 5000 feet above sea level this Broken Orange Pekoe from the UVA district at the East Coast of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) carries a fine yet strong aroma. Dark infusion with a hint of malt on the palate. Other blends from Ceylon are produced the West [Dimbula] and in the ‘Nuwara Eliya’ district and grow at a hight of between 4.500 and 6.000 feet above sea level. For this reason these teas are called the ‘Highgrown Blends’. Sri Lankan (Ceylon) teas are full-bodied, potent and fresh.
Best plucking-time for ‘UVA’ is June through September.
To sweeten your beverage consider our Rock Candy Crystals or popular Oregon Tea Honeys # 88005.
Theine (caffeine) content: High | Gift Tin Packaging
Ingredients: Black Orange Pekoe Broken Leaf Tea from the ‘Uva’ district in Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
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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