Assam Bukhial Estate

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  • Bukhial is a highly regarded tea estate, in India, owned by George Williamson Assam Ltd - the world's largest privately held tea plantation group.  Bukhial is located in the State of Assam near a remote region called Nagaland where wild elephants still roam.  Rainfall in this area is modest, making the tea bushes grow slowly, giving this orthodox loose leaf black tea its distinct malty character.   

  • Origin:  Assam India

    Grade:  TGFOP (Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe)

    Altitude: 500 - 1500 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Orthodox (Traditional Leafy)

    Characteristics:  The best estate in Assam. The soil conditions and climate produce a mellow and malty brew

  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: 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.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 3-7 minutes. Add milk and sugar to taste.

    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: 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.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: 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.

  • Caffeine Level ~ MEDIUM


Collections: Black Tea Collection

Category: Black Tea Collection, India,

Type: Black Tea

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