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India Orthodox 'Masala Chai' Black Tea

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A well rounded taste with a good but non-dominant spiciness with a sweet edge and rounded off nicely with a smooth malty Assam.

Unusually a high grade orthodox Assam is used at the tea base as opposed to the usual CTC. This has the advantage of allowing the drinker to elicit a stronger or lighter taste as desired by utilising a shorter or longer steep.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth refined taste and wonderful aroma
- Full spicy taste with sweet tones underpinned by a full malty Assam

Tea Harvest: Second Flush 2019
Tea Base: Orthodox Assam Black Tea
Tea Origin: Assam, India
Sourced: Specialist Indian tea wholesaler

Black Tea (Camellia Sinensis)
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum)
Bay Leaves (Cinnamomum tejpata)
Green Cardamom (Elettaria)

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 100°C/212°F
- Use 2-3 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 4-5 minutes
- Add milk and sugar to taste

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag


Type: Black Tea