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Ceylon Black Tea, Vithanakande Tea Estate

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$7.60
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DESCRIPTION

Expertly crafted full-bodied black tea with notes of honey and caramel from the award-winning tea estate of New Vithanakande located in the lush hills of central Sri Lanka.. This pristine environment makes for some lovely tea.

The green leaf for this tea estate is sourced from nearby villagers, numbering nearly 6000. The economic impact of this enterprise is spread throughout the local community.

DRY LEAF: Small soft and wiry leaves, abundantly tippy that smell of dark chocolate and pepper.

INFUSION: Dark brown leaves that have rich fruity and caramel notes.

CUP: A bright amber liquor with notes of dark honey, caramel. Full body, smooth and with a satisfying complexity. 

To learn more about Vithanakande Tea Estate read our blog post. 

STEEPING TIPS

   1 tsp or 2.5 gm per 8 oz cup

   200-212 F

   3 mins


ORIGIN

New Vithanakande Tea Garden
Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka

Grade: FBOPFEXSP (Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fanning's Extra Special)
Manufactured: Summer 2020  

 

 

   

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4.5 Based on 11 Reviews
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KD
05/28/2021
Kathleen D.
United States United States
Great, hot or cold

I brew this tea with spearmint leaves to make a delicious iced tea. Highly recommended.

05/28/2021
Happy Earth Tea

Thanks for the brewing tips Kathleen! Enjoy the warm weather ahead!

BW
05/02/2021
Betsy W.
United States United States
Lovely tea

It is delicious with depth of flavor and caramel. I prefer it with a little milk. Be sure to note that you only need a teaspoon, not a tablespoon! Great addition to our tea selection!

05/02/2021
Happy Earth Tea

We're so glad to hear you're enjoying our Ceylon Black tea Betsy. Thanks for the inputs on the amount required to make a good cuppa!

JF
04/15/2021
Joe F.
United States United States
Not my favorite

I thought it was too brisk and it had a black pepper flavor. I enjoy Ceylons on the mild end. I'm looking for one that has a burnt sugar and raisin flavor. Do you have one like that?

LS
03/17/2021
Linda S.
United States United States
Ceylon and Singbulli

Both the Ceylon and the Singbulli are lovely teas, especially nice for afternoon tea.

03/18/2021
Happy Earth Tea

Thanks so much for the positive feedback Linda. Thanks for supporting our small business. Stay well!

VL
02/07/2021
Victor L.
United States United States
Excellent Ceylon Quality Tea!

I compared this Ceylon Black Tea to the loose one I buy at a Turkish deli. It's no comparison. I drink this tea almost everyday. Depending on my mood, I like to add organic whole milk.

02/08/2021
Happy Earth Tea

Thanks so much for the positive feedback Victor. Enjoy the tea and stay well!