About Iyerpadi Black:
Iyerpadi Black comes from the Nilgiri Mountain region of South India. The Iyerpadi Estate is known for its organic and sustainable cultivation methods. Iyerpadi still maintains its fields with the China Jat varietal, and some of their tea garden was part of the original planting done back in 1898. The garden sits at about 4000 feet above sea level and has a subtropical climate with ample rainfall.
Ingredients: Black Tea Leaves.
Notes of raisin and yam with a hint of clove in the aftertaste. Very clean tasting and well balanced with a slight earthiness.
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 Infusions
|Quantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)