About Lumbini Estate Black – FBOPF Extra Special:
Lumbini Estate Black – FBOPF Extra Special is a high grade, wiry tip black tea from Lumbini Tea Garden in Southern Sri Lanka. Lumbini is located on the edge of the Sinharaja Forest Reserve where the rainforest microclimate leads to a richness in the soil, therefore producing rich, full-flavored tea leaves. Lumbini Estate Black is hearty enough to be enjoyed as a breakfast tea.
‘FBOPF’ stands for Finest Broken Orange Pekoe Flowery. It is the finest grade of broken orange pekoe and includes many leaf tips. This prized tea from Lumbini Estate has won multiple awards and is considered one of the estate’s finest offerings.
Available in a 2.5 oz / 71 g Bamboo Canister.
Sweet aromas of maple and vanilla. Full bodied flavor with hints of cherry and woody notes.
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)|