Organic Nilgiri

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Black Tea
Flavors
Honey, Fruity, Lemon, Apple, Apple Skins, Fig
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Caffeine
High
Certification
Organic
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Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 45 sec 3 g 10 oz / 295 ml
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Tamil Nadu, India
Looking for the perfect poolside iced tea? Look no further. This is a classic brisk and slightly malty tea that practically begs for a slice of lemon. The leaves are cut slightly smaller allowing for maximum flavor release and complete ease in brewing!

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80
13 tasting notes

subtle taste

Flavors: Honey

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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100
5 tasting notes

This tea is amazing! The perfect amount of fruitiness without being too sweet! This is the perfect tea for breakfast.

Flavors: Fruity, Honey

Preparation
Boiling 1 g 12 OZ / 354 ML

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16 tasting notes

This was excellent iced with lemon as described. I did prefer to make it at little stronger than what was called for to prevent flavor loss when icing.

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84
2 tasting notes

This tea was ideal for first thing in the morning or a mid afternoon pick me up. It has nice fruity notes and a lovely sweetness that makes it a very pleasant experience. It was great hot with a squeeze of lemon and I could tell that it would make a delicious iced ted although I never had it that way. The recommended steep time was perfect but it did need longer steep times with each resteep. I resteeped each 4g twice adding about a minute to the steep each time. I drink tea everyday and this is definitely a tea that I could make my everyday tea.

Flavors: Apple, Honey

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 4 g 12 OZ / 354 ML

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228 tasting notes

Origin: Tamil Nadu, India
Dry Leaf: Very finely chopped, dark mahogany brown,,,almost large coffee ground size leaves with scents of dried fruit.
Method: Western teapot with 1 tsp tea and 12 oz water. 212F for 2.5 minutes.
Wet Leaf: The cute little chopped pieces have reconstituted now and they have a good sweet raisin scent.
Liquor: Clear, light reddish amber. Smells very sweet like apple, raisin, and citrus
Flavor: Clean and smooth, not harsh or bitter. No astringency at all. Slightly creamy mouthfeel at the finish. Notes of apple peel, apple fruit, and a bit of black fig. Very enjoyable cup!! Was in the Steepster Select box that was entitled ‘Iced Iced Baby’ ,,for it would make a great iced tea but I never got to iced tea because it was an excellent hot cup of tea!!!!!!!!!!

From the Steepster Select Box, July 2014.

Flavors: Apple, Apple Skins, Fig

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 30 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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