Ceylon tea with flowery flavor from “Lovers Leap” tea garden. A very nice after-dinner tea. Lover’s Leap (a western tea estate) is one of the best tea gardens in Sri Lanka.
Ingredients: Black tea
Small Batch Blended and Packed in: Canada
Tea(s) From: Sri Lanka
Region(s): Nuwara Eliya
Antioxidant Level: High
Caffeine Content: Medium
Infusion: Bright and coppery
Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea. Steep 3-7 minutes. Add milk and sugar to taste.
Ideal brewing temperature: 100ºC/212ºF. Minimum Brewing Temperature: 90ºC/194ºF.
Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea. Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher straining the tea. Add ice, top-up with cold water, garnish and sweeten to taste.
Ideal brewing temperature: 100ºC/212ºF. Minimum Brewing Temperature: 90ºC/194ºF. Lover‟s Leap (a western tea estate) is one of the best tea gardens in Sri Lanka. During its peak season (Feb/Mar) this estate‟s production is characterized by a delightful flavor that is astringent and lively. The best weather for producing quality tea is highlighted by cool nights, dry weather and bright sunny days. These conditions force the tea bush to expend all its energies