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[2013.09.25]
3 Important Points for Preparing The Nice Cup of Iced Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling tea is a delicious beverage when drank as iced tea. My family, especially my children love iced Darjeeling tea very much. Assuming you would to prepare an iced Darjeeling tea, how would you do it? Would you just brew it and leave it to cool? If so, the tea won’t taste excellent. With just …

[2013.05.30]
Darjeeling 1st Flush Tea 2013 from Risheehat Estate

Introducing one of the Darjeeling First Flush we purchased this spring called the Risheehat Enigma. Risheehat is the name of an organic tea estate that is certified by the IMO and JAS. I always savor the First Flush Darjeeling tea from this Risheehat estate.   The leaves are still green, yet it is well fermented …

[2013.05.23]
Distinctive muscat flavor of 4 years Vintage Darjeeling First Flush

We often mentioned that Darjeeling tea becomes fruity if we keep it for maturation. In particular, darjeeling first flush is a semi-fermented tea. Technically it has a lot of similarities with oolong tea, white tea and pu-erh raw tea. If we keep it for a few years in an appropriate environment, maturation will occur and …

[2013.05.19]
Darjeeling First Flush from Singbulli Ting Ling district

This spring, we are introducing 4 types of new Darjeeling first flush tea Among these new teas, I would like to make a brief introduction of our “Singbulli Clonal Flowery”. Singbulli estate is an IMO certified organic tea garden. This estate is very famous for producing good quality clonal tea. “Clonal tea” means the tea …

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[2013.04.29]
The reason why Darjeeling first flush is “Green”.

The tealeaves of Darjeeling 1st flush is green in colour, despite this tea is categorized as black tea. I would like to explain the reason why.   Only the first flush has green leaves There are 3 types tea produced in Darjeeling (India): Spring tea, the1st flush (March-April), 2nd flush ( May-June) and Autumnal tea …

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