Imperial Orange Pekoe

Imperial Orange Pekoe

Loose Leaf Tea | Black

A regal tea steeped in the rich history of the Dutch House of Orange.

$34 CAD
Morning Ritual

Morning Ritual

Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

Afternoon
Pick-Me-Up

A Classic Cup

A Classic
Cup

Blending Notes
  • Aroma

    Hint of floral

  • Palate

    Exquisite, brisk Ceylon highland notes

  • Purpose

    Elevate the spirit

Ingredients

Estate black tea

High Caffeine

BLEND NO. 3550

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

Shipping and Delivery Policies for Canada:
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

A soil rich in history. A verdant valley lush with secrets. A vision of verve. Colors flash brilliant as speckling light catches a fleeting figure. Nature breathes in all.

About This Blend

Our Imperial Orange Pekoe blends incorporate important regional mid-grown teas - Nuwara Eliya and Uva harvests, which are blended for clarity and the unique complexity found only in Ceylon varietals. Following the traditional classification, we only use FOP (Flowery Orange Pekoe) and GFOP (Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe) grades to make this connoisseur version of Orange Pekoe.

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 Imperial Orange Pekoe

The term "Orange" originates from the Dutch Royal House of Orange-Nassau. Pekoe is a Chinese word describing the spring buds of the tea bush which are covered with fine white down. Orange Pekoe tea is traditionally a Ceylon black tea.

Orange Pekoe is traditionally a Ceylon black tea. There are many varieties of black tea to choose from, depending on the palate profile you are looking for. Orange Pekoe is a traditional afternoon tea favorite, as it is medium-bodied, can have milk and sugar added to it (if you prefer), and pairs nicely with sweets and biscuits alike.

Orange Pekoe is traditionally a tea from Sri Lanka (formerly known as Ceylon).

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