You can always depend on Goomtee tea garden to produce good quality Darjeeling. It is the quiet workhorse of the industry. If you are looking for a classic Darjeeling first flush, sans any stunts, Spring Exotica is for you.
DRY TEA: The leaves are a mix of green, gray-black and brown, with abundant silver tips and a neat satisfying appearance. The leaves also possess a good luster reflecting on the high quality of plucking. It's fragrant with smells of flowers and sweet grass that evoke lush spring foliage.
INFUSION: The leaves turn green with brown streaks. A refreshing sweetness with floral notes and an astringent tinge suffuses the nose.
BREWING INSTRUCTIONS: Do not steep for more than 3 mins.
OCCASION: A good wake-me-up-cheery morning cuppa.
It's getting hot out there. It's only June and we have a rare heat advisory out today. One of the things you can do to stay cool and energized is make yourself a iced coconut matcha latte. Its a very easy recipe to follow. (Check out the video at the end).
It's getting warm and toasty out there. Guess what's it time for? Iced Tea!!!
Let me share with you today a very easy method of making iced tea. It is a method we use at Leaf Tea Bar. It is a very easy way to make iced tea this way. There is no need to wait for the tea to cool, and you can make this practically with any tea. I love it with Darjeeling first flushes and other lighter delicate teas.