Black Tea

Ceylon Silver Tips

$18.95 USD

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One of the finest black teas in the world, Ceylon Silver Tips has a complex taste, a mélange of honey and fruit. The dark amber infusion reminds us of a fine ale, full-bodied with impressive smoothness. The caffeine content makes this tea an excellent selection for breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up.

The abundant sunlight and rain over the Vithanakanda Estate in Sri Lanka creates excellent tea-growing conditions. At the farm's 3,200-foot elevation, the air is cool and crisp, encouraging slower growth and allowing nutrients to build within the leaves. Smaller production runs, combined with superior cultivation and processing techniques, have allowed this estate's teas to fetch consistently high chest prices at the Colombo auctions.

Features:
  • Bold and smooth
  • Nice caffeine content and antioxidants
Cupping Notes:
  • Taste: smooth, balanced, earthy
  • Bouquet: hints of honey and molasses
  • Body: medium
  • Liquor: golden brown
Brewing Technique:
  • Steep: 3 minutes
  • Leaf Amount: 3 grams per cup
  • Water Temp: 195° F (90° C)

Ingredients: premium black tea

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