Handcrafted black tea blended from harvests across one small, independent estate in the Shire Highlands. A lovely tea to start your day, drink during the day, and why not in the evening as well. Favorite in the tasting room ideal to drink with milk or without. Deep and malty with notes of caramel and burnt sugar. Mouthful feels like velvet with flavors of grape. Its a rich cup but yet smooth and elegant like a highland whiskey with a hint of vanilla to add sweetness.
Ingredients: Black Tea 100%.
Perfect Brewing Instructions: Use 3-4g of tea per 8oz of water. For the optimum infusion use 194/203°F water. Infuse for 2 - 3 minutes, tasting regularly. If you like milk, please use water at 212°F.
Infusions: You can infuse this tea at least twice. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavor are revealed.
Facts: Plain tea is minimally processed and provides roughly 2 calories per cup (240ml/8oz), which makes it nearly calorie-free.
Great with honey, cream, and or blended with other loose leaf teas!
Iced Tea: Follow the instructions for brewing regular hot tea and double the amount of tea. When the tea has brewed the suggested amount of time, remove the leaves or teabags and pour tea directly into a container filled with ice. Add more ice to adjust based on your taste preference.
Sweeten to taste with your sweetner of choice and enjoy.
Caffeine: Contains caffeine
Food Pairing: Extremely versatile and perfect with breakfast, whether its English or Continental, and hearty full-flavored foods.
Black tea is healthy since it has lower amounts of caffeine which helps to promote blood flow in the brain without over stimulating the heart. The powerful tea's phytochemicals aid in strong bones and connective tissue. Its polyphenols prevents tooth decay and helps in checking bacteria that causes bad breath.
Black Tea is known to banish fatigue, stimulate mental powers, and raise energy levels. It has been shown to reduce stress hormone levels and acts as a nerve sedative, frequently relieving headaches. Black tea contains a number of vitamins considered essential for maintaining health, including Carotene, a precursor to vitamin A, has antioxidant and protective properties, Vitamin B1 and Panothenic Acid, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
Black Tea also contains antioxidants which may help to protect your body from the ravages of aging and environmental effects. Because they are allowed to ferment completely before drying, most black teas are especially rich in those polyphenols which have been shown to be effective against dementia in aging as well as AIDS related dementia. These compounds penetrate the blood brain barrier and have also been found to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
Black tea is known for its antiviral and antibacterial properties. It can be topically applied to cuts, bruises and burns, and is famous for its sunburn relief and has been shown to have a positive effect on preventing tooth decay and gum disease.
- Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Viral
- Anti-Oxidant, Anti-Aging
- Calorie-free, Fat-free, Gluten-free
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.