Ceylon Black Tips

Sri Lankan Black Tea
Origin: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Bright, fruity aroma. Full-bodied yet light with mild astringency.

Available in:
4.0 oz Classic Size Tins

SKU: 80505 Categories: , ,

About Ceylon Black Tips:

In Sri Lanka, the lush tea country is divided by a chain of mountains which form the climatic divide of the island into a Western and Eastern region. The highest elevation is the Nuwara Eliya, where this tea is grown. Ceylon Black Tips is a Orange Pekoe (OP) Grade. This estate is renowned for the production of quality organic black teas.

This is a hand-plucked tea, processed in small quantities to maintain predominantly full, unbroken leaves.

Ingredients: 100% Organic Black Tea Leaves.

Flavor Profile:

Bright, fruity aroma. Full-bodied yet light with mild astringency. Can be enjoyed with or without milk.

Brewing Instructions:

Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.

Water Temp °F (°C)Steep Time (minutes)Number of InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)
200°F (93°C)3-53-41

Videos and Links:

Nuwara Eliya Map