Know Your Tea

THE HISTORY OF TEA

White Tea

Green Tea

Black Tea

Oolong Tea

Earlier there was a time when tea plant was actually considered to be a wild plant in India. The local inhabitants brewed the respective plants at different regions in the respective area. According to ancient Ayurveda, the tea plant was exclusively acknowledged as Soma.

During the time of the 1820s, the large scale of tea production began with the help of the British East India Company in the region of Assam in India.

Through the Yandaboo Treaty, the British East India Company took over the complete control of the place from the hands of Ahom Kings. In fact in the year of 1837, first, every tea garden came in to place at Chabua nestled in the are of Upper Assam.

SPRING FLUSH

In the premium world of Darjeeling tea, the spring flush has made its own place which is very prized and special. Yes, these types of teas are exclusively harvested during the time when the spurt plant is on the verge of its growth. The bud and leaves of the spring flush are more than just being delicate. Having it will certainly help you feel refreshed as it has a special aroma which can keep one enticed for a long period of time. The plucking of this type of team exclusively begins between the months of February and April.

SUMMER FLUSH

Between May and June, the plucking summer flush begins and it is exclusively considered to be the leading growing spurt in the business. The leaves of the summer splush are much more stronger and smoother with much more intense flavor which can give you a sense of rejuvenation with a sip itself. These leaves are processed with 14 hours of plucking as it allows it to retain its quality and flavor for a long period of time.

RAINS FLUSH

In the monsoon season, the tea plant receives a lot of nutrients and moisture. This rain flush exclusively begins from the time of June and is continued till the time of August. The essence and flavor of this tea are much more light and coppery which brings in fruity flavor also into play.

AUTUMN FLUSH

As soon as the monsoon season comes to an end, the beginning of autumn flush takes up. After monsoons, Darjeeling tea leaves bring in something new as the mountains help it get the red overtones. Not only it has gorgeous essence but also has a great flavor which quite a stress booster too.

THE ART OF BREWING