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Assam 125g Loose Leaf Tea

Assam 125g Loose Leaf Tea


£2.50

Net Weight: 125g Code: 112.0058

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  • Clock 3-5 minutes
  • 4 Strength: 4
    • 1 Light and delicate in flavour
    • 2 Medium body subtle notes
    • 3 Strong flavour and refreshing
    • 4 Very strong rich builders tea
  • Cup Great with milk, lemon or on its own
  • Globe Assam, India

Description

The blend

Named after the region in which it is grown, this full-bodied black tea is as rich colour as it is in flavour. A popular tea, that is strong, rich and robust, this pack contains 125g of loose leaf tea.

The taste

A tradition full-bodied black tea, Assam has a brisk, malty flavour and a strong aroma. A classic and well-loved, everyday, black tea.

The benefit

Black tea contains polyphenols, a type of antioxidant. Caffeine and an amino acid called L-theanine are also found in black tea, which is said can improve alertness and focus – even more than coffee!

The moment

Get your day off to a great start by enjoying a cup of this blend with your breakfast.

The creation

Using traditional methods of blending and tasting, this tea has been carefully crafted by the Miles team, using Miles experTeas!

Based on the edge of Exmoor and on Somerset’s coastline, we take inspiration from our beautiful surroundings to create a cuppa that embodies a little escape, evoking memories of a holiday in the West Country, with each sip. Our attention to detail and experience ensures a consistent, flavourful tea that will see you constantly topping up your mug.

We are founding members of the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). The ETP is a not-for-profit organisation, which convenes tea companies, developing agencies, governmental and non-governmental organisations to improve the lives of communities within the tea sector. Each purchase directly helps to provide better living and working conditions for those working in the tea trade.

Find out more at: www.ethicalteapartnership.org

Ingredients

The tea

100% Black tea.

Perfect Brew

Perfect Brew

Black tea is best made with water brought to a full boil and used immediately for the tea to release its full flavour (if you're using a teapot remember to warm the pot first). Use one teaspoon of loose-leaf tea per person. 

Allow to brew for 3-5 minutes. If you like your tea strong add more tea, don't steep for longer as this will turn the flavours bitter.

Drink with milk, with lemon or on its own.

Perfect pack

Miles’ Assam is available in 125g or 1kg packs of loose leaf tea. We also have an Assam Large Leaf Tea.

Perfect pair

Wholemeal toast or breakfast pastries with butter and jam, washed down with a cup of Assam tea – no better way to start the day!

Storage

Make sure you store your tea in an airtight container – a tin is better than plastic, or seal up the packaging it arrives in. Although tea feels dry, it contains 3 % moisture and oils that are essential to its flavour. If not properly stored these can evaporate. Keep your tea in a fairly cool, dry place, which is out of sunlight and try to keep away from any spices that could taint the flavour.

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