handmade darjeeling black tea

Origin: Yanki Tea, Mirik Valley, Darjeeling, India / Harvest: Summer 2018 Second Flush / Elevation: 7,000 feet

Why We Love It: This black tea is a fresh twist on the classic flavors of Darjeeling. Its texture is amazingly rich and bold, which we love both hot and cold-brewed. Farmed by members of a local small grower society, led by Yankhu Tamang, this tea was naturally grown small batch and processed by hand with a progressive mission. Large estates dominate the industry in India, emphasizing quantity over quality, often at the cost of workers' welfare. By supporting small growers, we can help make better tea and better ethics a reality in the region. All while drinking higher quality, better-crafted tea!

Tastes Like: Fruits, rich, dry

How We Brew It: Steep 4 grams in 8-12 ounces of 200º F water for 3-4 minutes. Can re-steep 2-3 times.