Sunday, 6 February 2011

(Black Tea) Assam.

Where it's grown : The Assam Valley in Northeastern India.

How is tastes: Bold and hearty, with a malt-like aftertaste. Stands up well to milk or lemon. A major ingredient in English or Irish Breakfast tea blends.

Color of the brew: Dark reddish brown.

When to drink it: With a hearty breakfast.

Brewing directions: Steep 1-1/2 teaspoons in 1 cup of boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes.

Worth noting: The Brahmaputra Valley within Assam is the largest single black tea producing area in the world in terms of cultivated land.


  1. Hunh...I'm gonna have to try some of this tea, I think. It may go well with some eggs Benedict. =D

  2. Hi! I was just wondering if you know of any teas that can be drunk at bedtime to produce more vivid and memorable dreams... if you do, I am VERY interested! ^_^

  3. looks like a pile of leeches D;

  4. @Volcom: Not leaches silly, its lovely tea! :P

  5. @Raven Knight: African Dream Root, Silene capensis (Ubulawu):)