Second Flush Darjeeling

Distinct, hearty, muscatel flavor.




Tea Style


Bulk by the Ounce, Classic Size Tin (3.5 oz)


About This Product

Tea-making in Darjeeling has distinct seasons, with early plucking beginning in late March. After a brief period of re-growth, the second plucking, or Second Flush, generally occurs in late April, May or June.  The flavors vary with the season and are dependent on the climate and processing technique. Second Flush teas tend to be stronger than the First Flush, and therefore are sought after by tea-drinkers who enjoy heartier, more full-bodied teas.

Ingredients: 100% Organic Black Tea Leaves.

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

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