Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
Kandy
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Kandy

BLACK TEA BLEND

43 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


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OA
03/02/2021
OLIVIA A.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great Daily Cup

Love this tea! Milder than the Portland Breakfast but stronger than the British Brunch (to me) - a great black tea to keep in rotation. Will purchase again.

MK
02/26/2021
Mari K.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Love kandy

I am a big fan of Portland Breakfast, but tried Kandy and it has become my favorite black tea.

JB
02/25/2021
Jeffrey B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Kandy is great in the cup!

I really like the subtle sweet notes of this tea… I make it for my breakfast and mid day tea a couple times a week. It has become a favorite along with my super favorite Portlaand Breakfast tea whic i drink all other days!

PT
02/24/2021
Patrice T.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great Tea!

I really like Kandy tea. It’s got a lot of flavor and holds up to milk, which is how I prefer to drink my tea.

WW
02/18/2021
William W.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Kanday

Very smooth flavor

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 five minutes while pausing to reflect on the private joys of your own tea ceremony.

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  • ceylon dimbula
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  • 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.