Assam Meleng Estate
The tea that gives Irish Breakfast its kick, Assam is a favorite among tea-lovers! It is a brisk and malty tea that requires no additives, though it pairs nicely with a splash of milk and honey.
Origins: Assam comes from a particular subspecies of tea plant (camila sinensis var. assamica) native to the tropical and sub-tropical regions of India. It was widely drunk long before it was “discovered” and popularized by Scottish trader and explorer Robert Bruce in 1823.
Flavor Profile: Full-bodied, malty, rich.
Caffeine: 60-90mg/8oz cup
Health Benefits: All black teas contain powerful antioxidants known for fighting disease, specifically heart disease. Tea is a zero-calorie beverage, making it an ideal, delicious substitute for high-calorie drinks like soda and energy drinks. Ingredients: Assam black tea from the Meleng estate.