This GBOP leaf from Banaspathy Estate is more robust and heartier than the FOP grade. Possessing all the characteristics of tea grown in this region, Assam, which is also traditional Irish breakfast tea, happily takes a drop or two of milk yet stands firm on its own.
Indian Black Tea (Organic)
1. Fill kettle with fresh water, then heat.
2. Warm your teapot with a little hot water, discard, place your tea leaves in teapot, allowing heat of the pot to release bouquet of the tea leaves.
3. Heat water to rolling boil (212°). Steep 1 teaspoon (2.5 g/8 oz. cup) up to 5 minutes.
*Vary time according to taste, & remember that steeping tea leaves beyond 5 mins does not contribute to flavor, only bitterness.