First Flush DarjeelingClari•tea House
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, the Darjeeling region is home to 82 tea gardens.
The high elevation puts stress on the bushes which results in teas of exceptionally nuanced flavor. First flush begins in late March and lasts about 30 days, during which time each bush is plucked every seven days. These teas are light in body and greenish in flavor with notes of flowers and peaches.
Steep for 3min at 175°F (79°C)
HOT 1-1.5 tsp of tea : 8oz water. Steep for 2-3 min.
To make iced tea follow steeping guidelines for iced tea then dilute with ice.
When combining teas, follow guidelines for the tea with lowest temperature and steeping time.
Add more tea instead of time if desiring stronger flavor.
Specific teas will turn bitter if brewed for to long.