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Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam

5 star average rating
9 Reviews Write a Review
A whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. This is our most popular loose leaf Assam tea.

Steeping Suggestions

Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 5 min.
Water Temperature: 212 degrees (boiling)
Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam Reviews
5 star average rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 (based on 9 reviews)

  • Nice daily drinker
  • 4 star rating
  • Jack – TX – April 29, 2020
  • New to Assam but enjoying this a lot so far. Malty like some have said, plus slight chocolate. Goes bitter quick early on though. My ritual is 1.5 tsp to 8-10 oz. I first steep 5-10 seconds and dump, to lose some of the astringency in the first cup. Then I do a cup for 4 minutes, and grandpa style after that. Love the sweetness towards the end.
  • Malty
  • 5 star rating
  • Marshall – TX – April 19, 2020
  • My go-to morning tea. Double-strength with a strict 3 minute steep gives a rich, smooth and malty cup at a very reasonable price. Only downside is that it gets bitter very quickly if you let it steep too long.
  • Nice, fresh lot
  • 4 star rating
  • Barry – MN – April 09, 2020
  • Fresh lot. Rich, classic, malty, no frills flavor. Strong performer for the modest price. Beats most of the broken leaf breakfast blends, but not the more ephemeral estate Assam offerings.
  • Excellent tea
  • 5 star rating
  • M – CA – April 04, 2020
  • One of the best assam teas out there! Excellent texture and taste.
  • My Favorite
  • 5 star rating
  • Jan – FL – March 05, 2020
  • I have tried many other Upton teas and enjoyed many of them, but this is my absolute favorite!
  • Not bad
  • 3 star rating
  • James – ME – November 15, 2018
  • Malty, I guess. Don't know a lot about Assam tea. Rich, some tannin but not too much. Vibrant. Potent. Yum.
  • Delicious Morning Steep
  • 5 star rating
  • Greg – NC – July 11, 2018
  • After finishing my first cup from the sample I got I found myself craving more. I picked it because "This is our most popular Assam." and I see why. It sports the great nose of a malty roasted elixir and the taste is thick with slight roast, malt, hints of chocolate and honey. I can see this as my default Assam tea. Delicious.
  • An Exceptional Tea
  • 5 star rating
  • Stephen – CA – July 05, 2018
  • I switched from coffee to tea a while ago and have tried a lot of Upton's teas to substitute my morning cup of coffee and finally I've found it. This is the smoothest most flavorful Assam I've ever had. It's rich and full-bodied without any unpleasant lingering tastes.
  • My Favorite Morning, Noon, and Night Tea
  • 5 star rating
  • Sandra – AR – March 08, 2018
  • I have been an Upton Tea customer for over 15 years, but have been a tea drinker for most of my adult life. One of my first experiences of switching from tea bags to loose-leaf tea was in trying Upton’s, “Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam”. Since then, it has become my favorite tea and I enjoy a cup of this fine beverage morning, noon, and night.
Tippy Orthodox GFOP Assam Review

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