A package of black leaf tea. To prepare this tea blend the best teas, harvested on the slopes of Ceylon, are used. The blend contains the medium-sized leaves of high quality Orange Pekoe standard. The beverage has a bright copper colour, and the harsh taste and a light aroma, characteristic for Ceylon teas. Tea is best served with lemon. Brewing should take approximately 3-5 minutes.
The quality of water used as an impact on the quality of the tea. Always use freshly drawn water or filtered water. Heat water to the recommended temperature using an electric hot water heater or a stove top kettle.
Heat fresh water to a rolling boil or to a temperature of 100C.
Once the water reaches the appropriate temperature, it should be poured immediately over the tea bag.Keep the teapot covered to retain heat. Time steeping carefully and infuse for 5-7 minutes. When the tea is done steeping, immediately remove the tea and lightly stir.
This black tea has more caffeine than teas in our green tea range. It's important to keep in mind that brew time accounts for the primary influence over a tea's caffeine content.