Assam Small Leaf Tea


Assam small leaf tea is a strong and robust tea that is often used in blends; however, Assam Small Leaf Tea also stands on its own as a good, strong, brew with a smooth aftertaste. Good in the morning when you would rather be in bed!

Grading: Broken Orange Pekoe: Main broken grade.

Orange Pekoe refers to the grade of leaf in this black tea. The word Pekoe most likely derives from Chinese “pek-ho” and refers to the silver hairs on leaves of certain types of tea bush. Orange most likely comes from the association with the Dutch Royal House of Orange-Nassau, and was used by the Dutch East India Company to market their tea brought to Europe.

Broken-leaf tea is a tea that has been torn or broken but is still in large enough pieces to be recognizable as pieces of leaf.

Type of Tea – Black
Origin – India
Colour in Cup – Dark Amber
Tasting notes – Deep and Malty

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