Black Tea

A'a Black - Some of the Finest Tea in the World

$250.00 USD

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This ultra premium tea sells for $10 a gram at Harrod's of London and is served in distinguished restaurants like Senia and Eleven Madison for $50+ a pot.  Now experience the finest tea in the world in the privacy of your own home.  Share this unique tea experience with the leaf lover in your life.

Eliah Halpenny and Dr. Cam Muir produce some of the finest tea in the world. Their farm's terroir is unmatched. Big Island Tea sits on a bed of 400 year old volcanic ash surrounded by an ʻohia forest and other native trees that have fed the soil and filled it with nutrients over centuries. The tea bathe in cool, morning mist and are shaded from the afternoon sun by the native trees.

Each plant is seed-grown promoting genetic diversity and agricultural sustainability. Natural cross pollenation takes place and no pesticides are used. The farm is part of this living tropical cloud forest ecosystem.

Aʻa Black stands as some of the finest tea in the world. Smell the ohia forest in the bouquet. Taste notes of ripe banana, sweet raisins and honey in the cup. This one-of-a-kind tea is plucked and processed entirely by hand.

Cupping Notes:

  • Taste: banana, honey, vanilla, raisin
  • Bouquet: ohia, honey
  • Body: medium
  • Liquor: golden brown
  • Caffeine: moderate
  • Antioxidants: high
Brewing Technique:
  • Steep: 5 minutes first infusion, 1 minute thereafter
  • Leaf Amount: 5 g per cup
  • Water Temp: 195° – 205° F (90° – 96° C)

Ingredients:  Ultra premium black tea made exclusively by hand

Content:  6 X 5 g portion packs