Assam is a state in northeast India in which over half the country’s tea is grown. The state’s name is synonymous with the malty, strong black teas it produces from a large leaf variety called assamica, like Doomni second flush.
Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Here’s a closer look at the four exciting new teas that we are sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a lightly oxidised floral and vegetal Bao Zhong Oolong from Taiwan. The second… Read more
Welcome to April 2017 Curious Tea subscriptions! We have some new and exciting teas to share with you this month. As usual we have tasted and selected four fantastic teas for you to try. Huang Shan Yun Wu from the famous Yellow Mountain region of China’s Anhui Province is a… Read more
Welcome to February 2017 Curious Tea subscriptions! We have some exciting teas to share with you this month. We have selected the following four teas: a rare and interesting smoky green tea – Assam Brahmaputra Green; two teas from northern Thailand (a first for us) – a nutty Santikhiri Bai… Read more
We get asked many times at food events – “do you have any Orange Pekoe?”. We’re normally hesitant to say yes, because sometimes a customer might not know exactly what they’re asking for. When we talk about Orange Pekoe, we’re referring to a wide range of black tea grades which… Read more
In October 2015 we are featuring the following four very different gourmet teas: A delicate Yin Zhen white tea; the rare Rohini Green tea and complex Smoked Oolong, both from India; and our first dark tea – Tuo-cha, a type of pu-erh. Light: Yin Zhen Silver Needle and Darjeeling Rohini… Read more
Our March boxes should be with all our UK subscribers by now and our international subscribers should be receiving them very soon. We hope you will enjoy what we have selected for you this March. We have Huoshan Huangya Yellow, Lelsa Pai Mu Tan, An Assam Doomni Special and Darjeeling… Read more
Our January boxes should be with all our UK subscribers by now and our international customers should be receiving them very soon. We hope you enjoy what we have selected for you in January. They are Sencha Fukujyu, Snow Bud, Assam Doomni Second Flush and Jun Chiyabari First Flush. Whether… Read more