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Pure Ceylon Black tea (FF EXP)
Loose leaf · From Kandy region · Ethical Tea Partnership certified
This medium grown tea is from a low country plantation belonging to a beautiful estate that sits high and overlooks the fields and rain-forests below. The Vithanakanda Estate is highly acclaimed for its high quality, award-winning teas. There is pride in the tea from seed to cup, from farmer to drinker. Just a walk through the halls of this estate will give you a glimpse into the world of their success, where their various awards are proudly displayed on the walls. Our Afternoon Ritual blend produces a sweet honey fragrance and appears a warm russet hue in the cup. Aromatic and fine, this tea is the perfect afternoon blend.
AromaHot honey, unsweetened chocolate, and faint apricot notes
TasteSweet, woody, warm fruity
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The Absolute Best Tea!!!
The tea is the best I have ever tasted in my life! So fresh, the aroma, the flavor, intoxicating ! If you want the best tea you must try their tea!
Now, it's my favourite Afternoon Ritual cuppa tea; full body, rich, dark and I love it with milk.
Lovely gentle cup
I like the mellow taste of this tea and enjoy it plain in the afternoon. The name is perfect.
Delicious black tea!
This is a wonderful black tea, strong enough to take milk, but not too strong as to miss the subtle flavours. Shipping and packaging were excellent, too -- thank you!
Fine, Dessert-like Black Tea
This tea is complex yet easily enjoyable; it has a fine taste that stands out from most other black teas I have tried. The aroma suggests malt, but that is only an undertone in this tea. Set atop that malty base are notes of caramel and bittersweet chocolate. The "burnt rose" comes out more in the finish as a combination of roasty and floral flavors. All the while this tea is mellow and smooth without a hint of bitterness (aside from the bittersweet chocolate flavor). I brewed it as directed for 4 minutes and got an equally flavorful second steep. Brewed a bit stronger this tea pairs excellently with milk and honey.
1 tsp (2.0g) per 1 cup (6 oz, 180 ml)
Near boil at 95-100 C (203-212 F)
3 to 5 minutes, up to 3 times