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Tippy Assam Loose Tea

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Item No. MSTR314542
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A sweet and malty golden-tipped loose leaf black tea.

  • Full Description

    Believe it or not, for all the different varieties of tea there are only two different types of tea plant – one of which originates in Assam, the Camellia assamica.

    Our signature loose Assam has a small neat leaf with plenty of golden “tip”: in other words, the best part of the bush. Rolled in the traditional manner for that authentic Assam taste, it's brilliant at breakfast with a splash of milk.

    • Origin:  India

    • Tea type:  Black

    • Number of servings (using 1tsp/ 2g per cup): 100g pouch = 50 cups, 120g caddy = 60 cups

    • Ideal for using with:  Glass Pao Infuser MugChelsea Glass Teapot with Infuser and Infusers & Strainers

     

  • Ingredients

    Black Tea.

    Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

  • Product Specifications
    Code: MSTR314542

    Weight: 100g pouch and 120g caddy

    Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from strong light and odours. Once opened, store in an airtight container.

  • Delivery & Returns

    We offer four UK Delivery services:

    Standard UK Delivery (3-5 working days)

    £3.95
    FREE over £20

    Next Day Delivery (1 working day, order before 5pm) Excluding weekends and bank holidays

    £6.95

     

     

    Collect from Store (UK only)

    FREE
    Available at select stores

    International Delivery

    from £7.00

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  • Reviews

TEA TYPE

Black Tea

TASTE PROFILE

Rich and malty

FOOD PAIRING

Strong, hearty foods – mushrooms on toast, English Breakfast

Numerology

NO.

765

The lush lowlands down by the Brahmaputra River are home to hundreds of tea gardens: 765, to be precise.

Brew the Perfect cup

Teaspoons (2 grams)

1

1 cup

200ml water

100 degrees

time

3-5 mins

Origin: India

Tea plantations were first introduced to India by the British in the 19th century, after Robert Fortune stole Chinese tea cuttings to plant in the Himalayan region of Darjeeling. Today Indian tea is some of the most famous in the world: it's also home to Assam tea, found growing wild there by the Scottish explorer Robert Bruce.

Black Tea

Fully oxidised for a rich, robust flavour, black tea is the most popular type of tea in the western world – and for good reason. Its full body and depth of flavour make many black teas ideal for drinking with a splash of milk, while more delicate varieties like Darjeeling express a huge range of complex characteristics. Discover more about black tea here.