Golden Assam

Golden Assam

Loose Leaf Tea | Black

A full-bodied, malty cup with deep, copper liquor.

$35 CAD
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Energy Booster

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Wellness

Wellness

Blending Notes
  • Aroma

    Warm & pungent

  • Palate

    Full-bodied & malty

  • Purpose

    Awaken the soul

Ingredients

Black tea

High Caffeine

BLEND NO. 3326

Sustainability

Our loose leaf is packed in tins that are recyclable and can be disposed of in your blue bin. Our tins are also food-safe and can be repurposed for many things including spices and other dried ingredients. Learn More about sustainability at TEALEAVES.

Shipping & Delivery

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Free Standard Shipping on orders over $75.00 or over $50.00 for orders in the Greater Vancouver Area. Our Standard Shipping time is 5-10 business days. Our Express Shipping time is 3-5 business days. Our standard Shipping time for orders in the Greater Vancouver Area is 1-3 business days.

Shipping Cut Off Dates:

  • BC Standard - December 17

  • Rest of Canada Standard - December 13

  • Rest of Canada Express - December 18

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About This Blend

The Assam region borders Bangladesh and Burma, known for high precipitation (especially during monsoon period) and high humidity and temperatures. This hot terroir yields a strong, malty, black tea character. Contrast that to Darjeeling and Nilgiri teas, which are grown in the highlands, and exhibit great complexity (as opposed to strength and maltiness). Summer harvest Assams are superior to spring harvests, largely due to the "tippiness" of the leaves, which can be seen as the golden or white tips. This Golden Assam is lower in strength than our Organic Assam, because the larger leaves result in slower release of the flavour molecules.

MAKE THE PERFECT CUP OF TEA
TEALEAVES

TEALEAVES
1 Tsp

Water

Water
1 Cup

Fire

Fire
99°C

Time

Steep
2-3 Min

Your FAQs, Answered
For Golden Assam

The Assam region borders Bangladesh and Burma, known for high precipitation (especially during monsoon period) and high humidity and temperatures. This hot terroir yields a strong, malty, black tea character. Contrast that to Darjeeling and Nilgiri teas, which are grown in the highlands, and exhibit great complexity (as opposed to strength and maltiness). Summer harvest Assams are superior to spring harvests, largely due to the "tippiness" of the leaves, which can be seen as the golden or white tips. This Golden Assam is lower in strength than a traditional Assam, because the larger leaves result in slower release of the flavour molecules.

Most prefer Assam tea with a splash of milk, as Assams are known for their bold, malty flavor.

Tea is very similar to wine in that the flavor and character is largely tied to the terroir in which a particular tea is produced. Therefore a tea that is grown and produced in Assam region of India compared to a tea that is grown and produced in Sri Lanka (formerly known as Ceylon) will taste different. Assam teas are typically full-bodied and malty, with a warm and pungent aroma; Ceylons are more medium-bodied, brisk, with a hint of floral aroma.

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