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loose leaf Assam black tea
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Downy, golden tips adorn dark brown leaves in this elegant black tea offering from Doomni Estate in Assam. The bright aroma is sweet and earthy with hints of red wine and ripe berries, complemented by a whisper of nuttiness. A full mouth feel enriches the complex flavor profile, which features notes of malt and cocoa, accentuated by a warm toastiness, a hint of chestnut, and a dried fruit sweetness. The finish lingers with a whisper of melted caramel balanced by a pleasant crisp note.

loose leaf Assam black tea
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The large leaves of this 2023 imperial broken-leaf Assam offering are generously laced with flecks of curled, golden tips, which produce a robust cup with a toasty aroma hinting of marzipan sweetness. The dark ruby-copper liquor has a thick mouth feel evocative of rich cocoa and malt, punctuated by a rich note of Burgundy that lingers in the smooth finish. Great with a splash of milk.

The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 1 Review
loose leaf Assam black tea
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Golden, downy tips provide a beautiful contrast to the bold, dark-brown leaves of this outstanding 2023 Assam selection. The dark copper liquor offers a malty aroma, complemented by fragrant cocoa and stone fruit notes. The rich cup has a full mouth feel with a complex flavor profile, featuring layers of malt and cocoa enhanced by a raisin/fig sweetness. The finish is crisp with hints of oak. This staff favorite may be enjoyed neat or with a splash of milk.

loose leaf Assam black tea
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The Mangalam Estate is popular among Assam tea aficionados, and each year we look forward to their offerings. In this 2023 selection, golden tips mix with dark brown leaves, producing a robust cup with a smooth mouth feel. The complex aroma reveals layers of malt and nutty notes, harmonizing with toasty hints and a honey sweetness. A lively astringency in the dark copper cup is tempered by malty undertones, hints of stone fruit and a whisper of cocoa. The finish is sweet and lingering. Enjoy this excellent selection neat or with a dollop of milk.

Nahorhabi Estate GBOP CLO SPL 2023 OR-455 Assam Loose Leaf Tea
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A plethora of golden tips adorns the dark brown leaves of this 2023 broken-leaf Assam tea selection from Nahorhabi Estate. The toasty aroma hints of honey and spice with a faint earthy nuance makes the experience of sipping this Assam loose leaf tea an exceptional one. The strong, malty cup has a smooth toffee sweetness, complemented by a hint of tart cherry. The dry, crisp finish lingers on a spicy note. Excellent with milk or cream.

Manohari Estate STGFOP SPL 2023 OR-489 Assam Loose Leaf Tea
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The bold, attractive leaves of this superlative 2023 Assam tea offering are sprinkled with a fair complement of golden, downy tips. The Manohari Estate tea's aroma is fragrant with hints of malt and cocoa, accentuated by a stone fruit sweetness. The dark copper cup is thick and rich, imparting a lively yet smooth flavor profile. Pronounced notes of cocoa are joined by amaretto, oak, and a hint of rose that lingers in the finish. Excellent with milk. This premium selection is the perfect choice for the Assam loose leaf tea enthusiast.

Mangalam Estate FBOP CLO SPL Assam Loose Leaf Tea
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This 2023 selection is a thick, malty Assam tea from one of our favorite estates. A bright aroma, with hints of spice and oak, introduces the rich chestnut-colored cup. Notes of cocoa and spice join bittersweet hints in the classic malty flavor. A whisper of molasses and biscuit lingers in the creamy smooth finish of this Assam loose leaf tea. Great with a splash of milk or cream.

loose leaf Assam black tea
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This finely particled “Golden Orange Fannings” leaf Assam tea produces a dark copper cup with rich flavor and a warm toasty aroma that hints of malt. A stone fruit sweetness enhances flavor notes of dark baking cocoa and malt, complemented by a full mouth feel and ending with a smooth, lingering finish. While the GOF grade of tea is often used for blending, this selection is an excellent self drinker while also being strong enough to accommodate a dollop of milk, if desired.

The average rating for this product is 4 out of 5 stars 5 Reviews
loose leaf Assam black tea
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The well-twisted, dark brown leaves of this Assam offering produce a dark copper liquor fragrant with pronounced malty notes, a toffee sweetness and hints of dried cherry. The hearty cup exhibits a rich complexity with crisp highlights spotlighting notes of malt and carob. As the tea cools, stone fruit notes bloom and linger in the dry finish.

The average rating for this product is 4 out of 5 stars 6 Reviews
Decaffeinated Irish Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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This premium blend of decaffeinated broken-leaf Assam black teas produces a rich, full-bodied cup. The aroma is sweet with hints of malt. The dark copper liquor is bright with a smooth mouth feel, leading to a pleasant pungency lingering in the finish.

The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars 37 Reviews
USDA Organic Assam GFOP organic loose leaf tea
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This Assam selection produces a dark cup with a full flavor profile. Notes of cocoa and a delicate caramel hint complement a sweet and toasty aroma for an enjoyable cup.

This tea is the perfect choice to enjoy with a spoonful of our Tupelo Honey.

The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 94 Reviews
USDA Organic Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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A blend of choice C.T.C. grade Assam teas, with the typical malty and flavorful taste profile. A perfect choice for those seeking a strong morning cup.

The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars 41 Reviews
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Assam black tea is named for the region where it is produced: Assam, India. This district in Northern India is the source of some of the finest black and British style teas. When you think of the classic robust, full-bodied Irish breakfast tea, you have Assam tea in mind. Black Assam tea is notable for its heartiness, strength, and body; if you are looking for a strong cup of black tea, this is it. The addition of milk will often enhance the more subtle flavor notes of Assam tea leaves.

The Assam tea plant (Camellia sinensis var. assamica) is indigenous to the Assam region. At Upton Tea Imports, our Assam loose leaf tea is sourced from a variety of highly regarded tea estates. Start your day with a cup of our finest quality loose leaf Assam tea. Organic Assam tea and decaffeinated Assam tea are also available to purchase.
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