Ceylon teas are produced in the Island nation of Sri Lanka. This high quality Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe (FBOP) Ceylon has many flowery buds and premium orange pekoe leaves that provide a mellow, easy drinking taste. Grown in tea plantations 1200 meters above sea level, these are some of the world's best teas from Sri Lanka. This special blend contains the unique Uva Character special to this region. Ceylon tea comes from partially fermenting young tea leaves and is revered as a lively classic with a smooth taste that is not too bitter on the palate. The unique smooth, mellow taste of these teas is highly sought after. It makes a very nice afternoon tea and goes wonderfully with snacks. The light golden appearance is more than compensated for by taste.
◆ Origin: Sri Lanka.
◆ Tasting & Appearance: perfumed with a subtle tannic linger. A deep aroma with a rich body.
◆ Notes & Well Being: Ceylon tea imparts a host of health benefits to the drinker by virtue of the rich antioxidant flavonoid and polyphenol content of the camellia sinensis plant where it comes from.
Dose of tea
1 Tsp. for 6 oz Cup
195°F - 205°F