• Assam Singlijan Summer Black

  • A malty Assam cup with notes of dates & maple syrup

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      Straight from Assam

      No middlemen. No auction houses. No exporters.

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      Whole leaf, highest tea grade

      Pure Indian single estate tea experience

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      At your doorstep in 7 days

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    Freshness Journey

    Our Unique & Transparent procurement process, from leaf to cup
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      Picked & Processed

      29th-30th July'22

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      Arrived at Teabox
      Within 24 hours of manufacture at the estate we receive our teas.

      2nd Aug'22

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      Sorted & Cleaned
      We sort the tea according to its grade, to ensure only whole leaves are sent to you, not the fannings and dust.

      3rd Aug'22

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      Vacuum Packed
      We vacuum pack to preserve the freshness of your teas from its 4 enemies - Light, heat, moisture and oxygen.

      3rd Aug'22

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      Stored @ -5°c
      Teabox is the only brand to have a cold chain processing facility in Darjeeling, that allows teas to be stored at -5°C (at 3-4% moisture levels) to preserve and enhance the shelf life.

      3rd Aug'22

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      Ready to Ship

      4th August'22

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Singlijan tea estate gets its name from the Assamese word ‘Hingoolijan’ which means the ‘river of the Hingooli fish.’ The 271 hectares estate produces premium orthodox teas renowned for their quality. We have sourced these attractive golden tips fresh from Singlijan. Medium bodied, brisk with delicious notes of malt, dates & maple syrup, this cup is a fine Summer Harvest '22!

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    Season The season of teas picked between the four flushes(harvests) of the year Second Flush

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    Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Clonal

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    Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains High

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    Time Of Day Recommended time to savor for the best tea experience Morning

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    Picking date 29-Jul-2022

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    Best consumed Hot

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    Grade TGFOP1 - Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One.Long, twisted and full of tips although less wiry when compared to FTGFOP1. STGFOP1

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    Invoice Unique Reference Number For this Batch OR-593

    the experience

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    aroma

    Lifted notes of malt, dates, maple syrup along with hints of cocoa

    appearance

    Dark Amber

    taste

    A medium-bodied, pleasantly supple cup which starts with softer tones of malt and gradually gains strength as you make your way through the cup. Towards the middle, mellow texture of dates joined with muted tones of maple syrup are discernible, rendering greater depth to the liquor. Light cocoa-like hints shore up towards the end and lingers on, making for a distinguished experience.

    COMPLEMENTS

    A hearty breakfast spread of fresh fruit, buttered toast, sables and croissants

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    dry leaf

    aroma

    Fresh nuts, biscotti, cashew along with a subtle sweetness akin to a nougat

    appearance

    Short, evenly sized, blackish leaves interspersed with some golden tips

    infusion

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    Sweet; redolent of brown dates, ripened tree fruit and hint of malt

    appearance

    Short, bright-coppery leaves; some with stems detached

    steeping notes

    Water

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    5 fl oz / 150 ml

    Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered

    Temperature

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    185oF -194oF / 85oC -90oC

    Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature

    Leaves

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    1.5 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g

    Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water

    Time

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    5 mins

    Infuse the leaves for a recommended time

    condiments

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    Lemon

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    Drink Plain

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    Honey

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    Milk

    Best consumed

    To enhance your tea-drinking experience

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    Where this tea comes from

    Singlijan

    TEA ESTATE

    Assam, India

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    Located about 681.3 km from our facility

    Point A - Singlijan Tea Estate
    Point B - Teabox

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    CRAFTED BY TEA MASTERS

    with 65+ years of collective experience

    Stringent Quality Checked

    Our teas goes through rigorous 8-step quality checklist to get the final approval

    Nurtured at every step

    Keeping the 4 enemies of Tea at bay - Light, Moisture, Heat & Oxygen

    Nothing but the finest cup

    This tea comes after tasting 85+ samples, by our Master Tasters.

    THE 4 'S' OF TEA EXPERIENCE

    Smell

    The mesmerizing aroma of the dry leaf is one that can’t be missed. Just take a whiff and be transported to a whole new level

    Steep

    Never boil your tea. Make your tea with comfort. Let it infuse at its own speed. Play some music, water your plants, or knock off two pages from the book while your cup steeps.

    Sip

    Feel every accent. Taste every note. A journey into the firework of taste and texture of the cup!

    Savor

    Tea is your moment of PAUSE. It’s a break from the world of chaos. Savor the experience, it’s your me time.

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