Sikkim Organic Black Tea
The Bermiok Tea Estate is a boutique garden situated between 2,000-3,000 feet above sea level. It produces limited quantities of handpicked organic orthodox black tea. The garden is 100% clonal and the teas have a distinctive full-bodied, woody flavour. The teas capture the aromas of the virgin Himalayan forests and fresh water streams. The estate practices sustainable organic agriculture, no chemical insecticides and fertilisers are used.
Quantity: 100 gm
Dry Leaf: Brownish-black, well rolled with silvery tips.
Aroma: Woody flavour and clonal
Colour of Liquor: Amber
Flavour of the Tea: A distinctive full - bodied, woody flavour. The tea captures the aromas of the virgin Himalayan pine forests.
Compliments: Best enjoyed along with dessert and sweets.
Brewing Instructions: Always use fresh water. Bring water to near boiling point. Take one teaspoon of tea leaves in a cup. Pour the heated water and steep the tea for 4-5 mins. Adjust the time of brewing as per desired strength. Leaves can be steeped multiple times till it gives flavour.
Tea Master Recommendation: Can add a dash of milk else add honey and lemon to taste. Always use fresh water. Do not use re-boiled water. The brewed leaves can be steeped multiple times with an increase in steeping time. Sip it when it cools down a little instead of boiling hot for enhanced flavour.
Certifications: The tea is sourced from Sikkim which is India's first 100% Organic State. Everything grown in the state is certified organic and no pesticides are sold, traded or stored in Sikkim.