Economical BOP Grade | Dark-Strong Infusion | A typical Morning and Breakfast Tea: full-bodied and malty.
We created this strong morning tea by blending Ceylon and Assam BOP grade teas to create a rather economical, malty and heavy character, dedicated as a hommage to Sir Thomas Lipton (see Notes about him below). Composed with Ceylon and Assam Broken Orange Pekoe leaves. with some Golden Tips for a balanced aroma.
Enjoy this traditional English Blend with milk and our Rock Candy Crystals or popular Oregon Tea Honeys # 88005.
Theine (caffeine) content: High | Gift Tin Packaging (Reusable & Recyclable)
Ingredients: A fine Blend of Broken Orange Pekoe Teas with Golden Tips from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Assam (India), cornflower blossoms.
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 strong afternoon and High Tea choice.
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.
Notes: Among the many achievements Thomas Lipton could list, here a few that were the inspiration for us to create a tea selection in his honor. In the late 1890’s Thomas Lipton acquired a couple of tea estates in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with the goal in mind to make tea selections affordable and available to every person on the British, Scottish and Irish isles, bypassing the custom that only the higher classes are entitled to the precious drink. He made it happen.
Other noticeable and great facts during his adventure-filled life: he participated several times in the America’s Cup (and lost every time without losing the courage for another race); towards the end of his life he purchased a mansion that he donated to a group of nuns; and another one to donate as an orphanage for young males; and after his passing it turned out that in his will he left his accumulated fortune to the city of Glasgow (hence the name of our tea selection).
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