• Darjeeling Breakfast Black

  • A strong morning cup that is brisk with notes of wood and fruit rind.

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      Straight from Darjeeling

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      Whole leaf, highest tea grade

      Pure Indian single estate tea experience

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    Freshness Journey

    Our Unique & Transparent procurement process, from leaf to cup
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      Period of Manufacture

      4th - 5th August'20

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      Blended at Teabox
      Within 24 hours of manufacture at the estate we receive our teas.

      6th August'20

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      Sorted & Cleaned
      We sort the tea according to its grade, to ensure only whole leaves are sent to you, not the fannings and dust.

      6th August'20

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      Vacuum Packed
      We vacuum pack to preserve the freshness of your teas from its 4 enemies - Light, heat, moisture and oxygen.

      6th August'20

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      Stored @ -5°c
      Teabox is the only brand to have a cold chain processing facility in Darjeeling, that allows teas to be stored at -5°C (at 3-4% moisture levels) to preserve and enhance the shelf life.

      6th August'20

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      Ready to Ship

      7th August'20

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    This is not a tea for those with a light palate. The flavors in it are strong and tannic. It helps for a quick pick-me-up on slow mornings. Also enjoyed with honey and lemon rather than milk and sweetner.

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    Season The season of teas picked between the four flushes(harvests) of the year Second

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    Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Chinary

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    Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains Medium

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    Time Of Day Recommended time to savor for the best tea experience Morning

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    Best consumed Hot

    the experience

    (liquor)

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    aroma

    Mellow notes of dried red fruit and wood

    appearance

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    taste

    The liquor is brisk and astringent. Brisk notes of wood and fruit rind dominate in the middle and fade slowly. The finish is quite tannic.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Scrambled eggs, buttered toast with jam, sable, pancake, waffles, fresh fruit

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Tannic, woody notes with hints of malt

    appearance

    Mix of well-rolled brownish-black leaves -some with tips- and leaf flakes

    infusion

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    Predominantly woody

    appearance

    Coppery with some dark olive green hues

    steeping notes

    Water

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    180 ml

    Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered

    Temperature

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    85oC -90oC

    Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature

    Leaves

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    1.5 tsp / 2.5 g

    Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water

    Time

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    4 mins

    Infuse the leaves for a recommended time

    condiments

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    Lemon

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    Drink Plain

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    Sugar

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    Honey

    Best consumed

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