Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (Loose Leaf) 100 gms
After a cold, chilly & dormant winter, comes the first flush Darjeeling teas, The first harvest which takes place during spring, from February till April. New tender shoots appear on the tea shrubs with its delicate & fragile tea leaves which do not need oxidation & are simply dried to make ready for consuming. Perfect for tea lovers who like a mild and delicate brew and do not prefer a strong and robust one. A tea's life circle in Darjeeling in a year comprises of mainly four flushes. Each flush has a character of its own & it really depends on one's palate liking. Some like the first flush because it is light and bright, whereas some like the second flush because it is full-bodied and dark and some like autumn flush as it is bold but deeply fruity.
- Enhances mental alertness & energy.
Light delicate liquor with floral aroma.
Mild floral astringent flavor that imparts a lively character to the tea.
Light translucent color.
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What's inside that
Darjeeling first flush
How to steep
Take 1tsp (2g) loose tea.
Add 180ml hot water(95oC).
Steep for 3-4 mins.
Strain & Serve hot.
Sweetener can be added.
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