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A tin (approx 35g) each of the following: TP12: Premium China Keemun, TD50: No.1 Tippy Orthodox GFOP Darjeeling, ZY51: China Yunnan TGFOP, and TB51: East Frisian BOP Assam Tea. Representative of a wide range of fine black teas.

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SM30 |
USDA Organic Assam organic loose leaf black 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.

TA07 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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This 2019 broken-leaf offering is rich and hearty with pronounced malty notes in both the aroma and the deep copper cup. A toffee-like sweetness joins hints of cocoa, complementing the malty character of this invigorating eye-opener.

TA101 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A plentitude of golden tips adorns the large, well-twisted leaves of this 2019 Assam offering. The burnished copper cup has a warm toasty aroma with whispers of molasses and cocoa. A pronounced sweetness complements malty notes, balanced by a lively astringency and thick cocoa-like mouth feel. Add a splash of milk to enhance this tea’s dark, rich character.

TA107 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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This 2019 Assam selection exhibits a classic Assam flavor profile: thick, rich and malty. The dark copper cup is very fragrant with a full cocoa-like mouth feel and a honey sweetness that lingers into the crisp finish. Add a splash of milk to complement its strong character.

TA108 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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From its beautiful, tippy leaf style to its complex flavor profile, this 2019 Assam offering has many fine points to consider. The rich, full-bodied cup is fragrant with notes of malt and Burgundy. Hints of honey and cocoa may be enhanced by a splash of milk, however, this tea is also delicious when taken neat. Black cherry nuances create a pleasing astringency in the finish.

TA109 |
Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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This fine C.T.C. (Crush-Tear-Curl) style of tea infuses quickly. One minute of steeping produces a hearty cup of flavorful tea.

TA11 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A lively aroma, bright and malty, introduces this 2019 broken-leaf Assam selection. The dark amber cup has a pronounced malty flavor, supported by a thick mouth feel and toffee-like sweetness. A dollop of milk enhances the rich, gutsy character and lingering finish of this fine offering.

TA110 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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This outstanding 2019 Assam offering is distinguished by its velvety smooth mouth feel and invigorating cup. Notes of malt and a suggestion of cocoa are wrapped in a caramel sweetness. Enjoy the dark amber liquor plain or add a dollop of milk for a creamy complement to the rich, lingering flavor.

TA111 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A smattering of downy golden tips complements the bold, well-twisted leaves of this 2019 Assam selection. A warm toasty aroma with a hint of caramel sweetness pairs well with the bright, lively character of the cup. A cocoa-like thickness fills the mouth, complementing hints of malt and a lingering suggestion of dry red wine.

TA112 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A pronounced malty aroma, rich and inviting, introduces this robust 2019 Assam offering. The deep copper liquor exhibits a wonderful pairing of cocoa and malty notes, complemented by a full mouth feel and sweet, lingering finish.

TA113 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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An abundance of beautiful golden tips accents the chunky leaf style of this 2019 broken-leaf offering. The dark ruby-amber cup is very aromatic with rich malty/toasty notes and a whisper of cocoa. The mouth feel is thick yet smooth with a complex malty flavor well balanced with dried stone fruit hints and honey notes that bloom as the tea cools. The bright, crisp finish lingers.

TA116 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Assam black tea
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A smattering of small golden tips complements the rich brown leaves of this 2019 organic Assam offering. A toasty/malty aroma introduces the velvety smooth, medium-bodied cup. Prominent cocoa notes are enhanced by a silky caramel sweetness that lingers in the finish.

TA117 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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The well-twisted, ebony-brown leaves of this 2020 Assam offering yield a dark amber cup with a sweet spicy aroma. A lively astringency intensifies a rich maltiness in the cup, which may be complemented by a splash of milk, if desired. Hints of malt linger in the crisp finish.

TA118 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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This 2020 whole-leaf Assam features a balance of downy golden tips and dark-brown leaves, which yield a dark ruby-copper liquor with a rich malty aroma. The thick, powerful cup hits the palate with a robust intensity and complex layers of pronounced malt, cocoa and dark cherry. The finish is clean and smooth.

TA124 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A complement of golden tips adorns the dark-brown leaves of this 2020 broken-leaf Assam selection from one of our favorite estates. A sweet toasty/malty aroma heralds a complex flavor with hints of cocoa and malt wrapped in a caramel sweetness. While the thick, rich mouth feel accommodates a splash of milk, it is a great self-drinker. An invigorating quality, enhanced by a whisper of dried cherries, lingers long into the finish.

TA126 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A bright and lively character accentuates the malty notes and invigorating strength of this 2020 classic Assam offering. Lingering hints of dried fruit provide a sweet counterpoint to the nuances of dry red wine that play at the edges of the palate. Add a splash of milk to enhance this tea’s rich qualities.

TA127 |
loose leaf Assam white tea
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This rare Assam Silver Tips tea is exclusively downy, silver-white tea buds. The pale golden cup offers a toasty aroma with gentle hints of fruit and corn silk. The buttery smooth mouth feel supports a complex flavor profile with ripe fruit hints, suggestive of melon and apricot. A fleeting whisper of Assam maltiness lingers in the sweet finish. A must try for white tea aficionados.

TA137 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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This exquisite golden-tipped Assam offering boasts vibrant aromatics and a coterie of rich flavors in the ruby-copper cup. Notes of malt, toffee, spice and cocoa reveal themselves more fully as the tea cools. A smooth yet lively mouth feel awakens the palate and lingers long into the finish.

TA145 |
USDA Organic Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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A blend of choice CTC-grade Assam teas, with the typical malty and flavorful taste profile. A perfect choice for those seeking a strong morning cup.

TA15 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A uniform, broken-leaf tea with bold character and strong, malty flavor. This tea is a great choice for breakfast and throughout the day.

TA20 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A bold CTC style tea with rich flavor. The dark liquor will readily take milk. Especially suited as a bracing morning tea.

TA27 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. This is our most popular loose leaf Assam tea.

TA40 |
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.

TBX9 |
USDA Organic Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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Delicate, silvery tips adorn the olive green leaves in this premiere first flush Darjeeling selection from Tindharia Estate. The fresh floral fragrance is complemented by hints of sweet melon. The sparkling, amber gold cup is buttery smooth with hints of honey and stone fruit. A crisp finish completes an outstanding tea experience.

TD01 |
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The silver-tipped leaves of this 2018 first flush Darjeeling offering yield an amber gold liquor with a fresh, lively character. The flavorful cup is delightful on the palate, smooth with floral hints. A refreshing pungency is balanced with an overall honey-sweet quality that lingers long into the finish.

TD05 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The best value in Darjeeling tea. Broken-leaf Darjeeling is often overlooked, either because the price is so reasonable or because too much value is placed on a more stylish leaf. This flavorful BOP blend offers a great cup at a very attractive price.

TD06 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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In this 2019 first flush Darjeeling offering, a variegated mix of bright green and dark olive leaves produces an invigorating cup with rich floral notes. A buttery mouth feel complements a rich tropical fruit sweetness, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

TD102 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A profusion of downy, silver tips complements the bold, olive-green leaves of this 2019 first flush Darjeeling. The sweet aroma is fragrant with hints of fresh cornsilk and almond. The dark golden cup exhibits a full mouth feel and rich pungency, with complex layers of tropical fruit, honeysuckle and honey. The finish is smooth and lingering.

TD107 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The Glenburn Estate has been producing premium teas since the mid 1800s. This choice 2019 first flush offering is a beautiful mix of dark-olive leaves and silvery tips. The golden amber cup is fragrant with hints of honey and spring flowers. A whisper of tropical fruit and fleeting buttery quality enhance the rich mouth feel and refreshing astringency. The lingering finish is reminiscent of a dry white wine.

TD108 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2019 first flush selection comes from the Ging Estate, located in the Lebong Valley of Darjeeling. Ging is a Lepcha word meaning “the outstretched slopes.” The aroma is mellow with a whisper of fresh corn silk. The amber-gold cup is light and refreshing with smooth, buttery hints, complemented by a sparkling, effervescent quality. Nuances of tropical fruit linger in the bright finish.

TD109 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A sweet floral fragrance introduces this aromatic first flush offering from the 2019 season. The bold, tippy leaves produce a golden amber cup with a silky smooth mouth feel and complex flavor. Classic floral notes are punctuated by a tropical fruit sweetness and a refreshing pungency that lingers into the finish.

TD110 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Accented with downy silver tips, the bold, dark brown leaves of this 2019 second flush offering yield a rich, silky smooth cup. A warm toasty aroma and pronounced honey notes in the dark amber liquor make this a delightful tea for any time of day. A lingering finish whispers of dark grapes.

TD115 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This top selection was harvested at the height of the 2019 second flush season. The dark brown leaves are accented with a profusion of downy, silver tips, and yield a smooth cup with a delightfully sweet character. The toasty aroma hints of almonds and a light fruity flavor lingers into the finish.

TD119 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2019 second flush selection presents a rich aromatic cup, bursting with notes of muscatel and honey. Finishing with lingering hints of stone fruit, this outstanding tea has quickly become a staff favorite.

TD121 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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An aroma hinting of muscatel and oak introduces the smooth, ruby-amber liquor of this 2019 second flush Darjeeling. A syrupy mouth feel wraps around notes of stone fruit, leading to a bright, crisp finish. Add a splash of milk to enhance the rich quality of the cup.

TD123 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The neat, finely particled leaves of this 2019 second flush Darjeeling selection yield a smooth, full-bodied cup with a warm toasty aroma. Pronounced notes of ripe stone fruit lend a sweet, rich quality to the dark amber liquor. A pleasant astringency lingers in the finish. The perfect tea to add a splash of milk, if desired.

TD126 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The sparkling pale gold infusion produced by this 2020 first flush offering is fresh and fragrant with sweet vegetal hints. The smooth creamy cup exhibits a classic floral character and rounded mouth feel. The crisp finish lingers with hints of honey.

TD129 |
USDA Organic Liza Hill Estate First Flush SFTGFOP1 (2020 DJ-3) Organic Darjeeling
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With a pronounced flavor of tropical fruit dipped in honey, this outstanding 2020 first flush selection offers a smooth, refreshing cup. The light amber-gold liquor features a sweet vegetal fragrance with hints of pineapple.

TD132 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Originally established in 1924 by British planters, the Singbulli Estate spreads across rolling hills in the Mirik area of Darjeeling. This exceptional 2020 organic first flush selection infuses a light amber-gold liquor redolent with a pronounced floral bouquet. This classic floral character predominates in the cup as well, accented by a clover honey sweetness and whisper of tropical fruit. The finish is smooth and lingering.

TD133 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2020 first flush Darjeeling offers an inviting aroma with hints of honey and toasted almond. The first sip of the light amber-gold liquor reveals fresh floral notes complemented by a tropical fruit sweetness. The finish is crisp and clean.

TD134 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The light amber-gold liquor of this 2020 organic first flush Darjeeling offers a lively cup with a sweet aroma. Notes of dried stone fruit, honey and almond are interwoven with a whisper of spice, creating a complex flavor profile that is a joy to sip. A burst of tropical fruit sweetness lingers in the finish.

TD135 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The bold, olive-brown leaves of this 2020 organic first flush selection yield a golden-amber liquor redolent with a sweet floral aroma. The buttery smooth cup displays a classic first flush profile with rich floral notes wrapped in a tropical fruit sweetness. A gentle toastiness leads to a crisp, clean finish.

TD136 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2020 first flush offering is noteworthy for its eminently smooth character and pronounced honey sweetness. The light amber-gold cup is fragrant with an inviting aroma hinting of stone fruit and flowers. Tropical fruit hints and a gentle whisper of toastiness lead to a crisp, refreshing finish.

TD138 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Decorated with downy silver tips, the bold olive-green leaves of this 2020 first flush selection produce a refreshing, amber-gold cup filled with tropical fruit sweetness. A light stone fruit aroma is complemented by crisp hints of white wine that linger in the smooth finish.

TD139 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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An inviting aroma, fragrant with pronounced notes of stone fruit, introduces this 2020 first flush offering. The light golden amber cup is very sweet and juicy, with the complementary pair of buttery floral notes and ripe tropical fruit hints. The finish is smooth and lingering.

TD140 |
loose leaf white tea pearls
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Darjeeling white tea leaves are expertly rolled into medium pearl shapes, which produce a pale-gold liquor with a sweet tropical fruit aroma. A buttery smooth mouth feel and gentle character pair well with a pronounced nectar-like sweetness that lingers long into the finish. Each pearl weighs approximately 3-4 grams and is perfect for multiple steepings.

TD142 |
loose leaf Darjeeling white tea
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Small, light-green tips yield a very pale golden liquor in this white tea offering from Mim Estate. The mouth feel is silky smooth and delicate yet the flavor reveals a rich complexity with hints of corn silk, light buttercup notes and a floral sweetness. A crisp, lingering finish completes an exceptional tea experience.

TD143 |