Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
blend-number

Kandy

BLACK TEA BLEND

59 reviews

Named after one of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka, Kandy brings together full and flavory Dimbula with highly aromatic and intense Uva and lightly scented high-grown Nuwara Eliya. A tea made for sipping with pleasure all day.

Tasting Notes:

Malt, carob, honeysuckle


54 in stock
Sale price $12.99 Save $-12.99
Customer Reviews
4.9 Based on 59 Reviews
Write a Review Ask a Question
  • Reviews
  • Questions

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

Filter Reviews:
SK
07/25/2021
Sarah K.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Lovely flavor

Very enjoyable morning tea!

SD
07/14/2021
Sally D.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Kandy tea

Kandy tea has become my go-to tea most mornings. I love it with a splash of milk which blends very well with the tea.

DG
06/11/2021
Deborah G.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great product

I liked it a lot

LT
06/10/2021
Loretta T.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Kandy

Nice balanced, lighter flavor and a nice change from my favorite Portland Breakfast.

PW
05/14/2021
Peggy W.
United States United States
Tea drinker

Tasty but really potent. Not my favorite black tea

Ingredients

A blend of Ceylon Dimbula, Uva and Nuwara Eliya full leaf teas.

Blend Numerology

Number of cashew merchants per kilometer on the road to Kandy in Sir Lanka.

Preparation

For best flavor, bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to a boil (212 degrees). Steep 1 sachet or 1 rounded tsp (3 g) loose leaf for five minutes while pausing to reflect on the private joys of your own tea ceremony.

  • Select an Ingredient:
  • ceylon dimbula
  • ceylon nuwara eliya
  • ceylon uva

Ceylon Dimbula

Sri Lankan Black Tea

The Dimbula region is directly opposite the Uva region in Sri Lanka. Dimbulas are often called “Westerns” in the tea trade. They have a reddish amber color in the cup, with a medium to full body, slightly fruity flavor and mineral notes. Ceylon Dimbulas are often used in medium bodied blends, Earl Grey formulas and other flavored teas. The best Dimbula teas are produced from December to February.

Central Province

The Central Province, true to its name, is located in the heart of Sri Lanka. It is said that in its capital city of Kandy, the tooth of the Buddha resides in a temple, which alone makes this place worth visiting. Here at Smith, just as holy, are the many breathtaking high elevation tea gardens that make a significant contribution to the total output of high grade Sri Lankan teas, which we look to buy between the months of December to February.

Ceylon Nuwara Eliya

Sri Lankan Black Tea

A well known, yet somewhat under-appreciated, tea from the area situated between Uva and Dimbula. Grown and processed at elevations above 1500 meters, Nuwara Eliyas have a very light color and body similar to some first flush Darjeelings. While their body and cup color are light, the flavors can be intense and floral, which add brightness and character to blends.

Central Province

The Central Province, true to its name, is located in the heart of Sri Lanka. It is said that in its capital city of Kandy, the tooth of the Buddha resides in a temple, which alone makes this place worth visiting. Here at Smith, just as holy, are the many breathtaking high elevation tea gardens that make a significant contribution to the total output of high grade Sri Lankan tea, which we look to buy between the months of December to February.

Ceylon Uva

Sri Lankan Black Tea

Situated 1100 meters above sea level on the island of Sri Lanka, the Uva region produces teas of distinctly different character from their Ceylonese siblings. Uvas are astringent, intensely floral and slightly sharp in flavor with a golden cup color. They add “bite” and freshness to blends.

Uva Province

Uva Province is located in the soutestern part of Sri Lanka and is the second least populated portion of the island. It makes up for this with an abundance of exceptional tea gardens and wonderfule scenic overviews, like Lipton's Seat, where one can have a fresh cup of tea from the Dambethenna Estate and a front row seat to harvesting in the surrounding tea fields. We buy our teas during the peak harvest moths of June through September.