Assam Breakfast Tea

description

This tea is dark, earthy, and full of gusto. Marked by the presence of tannins and notes of dates and nuts, the flavors, although typical Assam, are mellow, easy on the senses, and accommodate the addition of milk and sugar well.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Honey, stewed apples and a distant note of honeysuckle.

appearance

Dark amber

taste

The liquor is medium-bodied yet robust, slightly astringent and tart. Mellow notes of dates, raw nuts are discernible in the middle along with tannins and some soured notes. The finish is short and cleansing.

COMPLEMENTS

A light breakfast of buttered toast and jam, scrambled eggs, sables and cookies

dry leaf

aroma

Soft notes of chocolate and cream

appearance

Tightly rolled black leaves, some with golden tips

infusion

aroma

Predominantly vegetal

appearance

Coppery

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz

185F -194F

1.5 tsp / 2.5 oz

3 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Sugar

Honey

Milk

TIME OF DAY
Morning
CAFFEINE
High
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
Second
SKU SABFB | GRADE STGFOP1

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