Darjeeling Breakfast Tea

description

This is not a tea for those with a light palate. The flavors in it are strong and tannic. It helps for a quick pick-me-up on slow mornings. Also enjoyed with honey and lemon rather than milk and sweetner.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Mellow notes of dried red fruit and wood

appearance

Amber

taste

The liquor is brisk and astringent. Brisk notes of wood and fruit rind dominate in the middle and fade slowly. The finish is quite tannic.

COMPLEMENTS

Scrambled eggs, buttered toast with jam, sable, pancake, waffles, fresh fruit

dry leaf

aroma

Tannic, woody notes with hints of malt

appearance

Mix of well-rolled brownish-black leaves -some with tips- and leaf flakes

infusion

aroma

Predominantly woody

appearance

Coppery with some dark olive green hues

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz

185F -194F

1.5 tsp / 2.5 oz

4 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Sugar

Honey

TIME OF DAY
Morning
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
Second
SPECIALTY
Chinary
SKU SDBFB | GRADE FTGFOP1