Tiger Hill Estate

Imperial Tea Garden

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  • Tiger Hill is one of the top estates in the Nilgiri district of India, a mountainous region in south eastern India.  The peaks rise abruptly from the surrounding plains to an elevation of 5,000 - 8,500 feet.  Tiger Hill Estate has been producing tea since 1971 with 640 acres under cultivation. Virtually all of the tea bushes on the estate are clones from select "mother bushes."  This January production tea has an unbelievable flavor with floral character and satisfying thickness.   This orthodox black tea is graded BOP for faster infusion, resulting in a strong robust brew.

  • Origin:  Nilgiri India

    Grade:  FBOP

    Altitude: 4000 - 6500 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Orthodox (Traditional Leafy)

    Characteristics:  An exceptionally robust Nilgiri tea. Sweet floral-like notes with a delicious and satisfying tea character. An "any time of day‟ tea.

  • 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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