Assam
Assam
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Assam

BLACK TEA

13 reviews

The legendary breakfast tea from the upper Assam valley of India. Full-flavored, rich and chewy with notes of caramel and malt, this tea is bright and coppery in the cup and makes a great wake-up any time of day

Tasting Notes:

Malt, honey, black currant


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Regular price $16.00 Save $-16.00
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4.5 Based on 13 Reviews
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AS
07/03/2020
April S.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Excellent, as always

I've been drinking Smith's Assam Tea for about 7 years. The quality is always consistent. The flavor is robust and has depth.

VG
07/03/2020
Vijay G.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Smith Teas is simply the best tea company anywhere!

I LOVE your Assam Tea and several others like British Brunch and peppermint. Quality and consistency are amazing. Service is outstanding. Tins are beautiful.

BL
07/02/2020
Barbara L.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great Any Time

I especially like this tea first cup of the day. Also great with meals. I’ve got several tins of the Smith Teamaker teas. I’d be hard pressed to give my favorite. Love this brand of teas.

BR
07/01/2020
Barbara R.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Absolutely delicious!

I look forward to each cup of this lovely tea.

A Smith Teamaker Customer
LW
05/18/2020
Laura W.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Good

I am not terribly discerning as a tea drinker, but I liked this one.

Ingredients

Full leaf Indian black tea from Assam.

Blend Numerology

Steve Smith's birth year and number of times he spent per day looking for his glasses.

Preparation

For best flavor, bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to a boil (212 degrees). Steep five minutes. A good time to practice the guitar.

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Assam

Indian Black Tea

Assam tea is the biggest, brightest, richest and most astringent tea made. It is the backbone to breakfast style teas of nearly all brand and quality although it is also used in many blends for body and top notes. Assam is less floral and has more bread or biscuit-like flavor than other origins, and is often described as malty or coppery.

Assam Region

The Assam region is located in Northeast India, bordering Myanmar and China. At near sea level, this region produces teas that are full flavored, rich, and chewy with distinct characteristics of caramel and malt. The best teas from this region are plucked and processed in June and July, a harvest also known as the 2nd Flush.