The DantaHerbs Tea Box
Rhinoceros Unicornis, the Greater One-horned Rhino or the Indian Rhino, is the largest of its species. The fascinating land of this incredible giant spreads along the vast flood plain of the mighty Brahmaputra river. This low-lying region has rich loamy soil conditions and hot, humid climate making it conducive for the characteristic malty orthodox tea loved the world over by millions. In this month’s The DantaHerbs Box we bring you Six teas from the summer flush that are distinctly DantaHerbs blacks, yet are unique in their own characters. And with it comes a little surprise that will surely be a delight.
Full Bodied. Malty Aroma. Astringent Taste.
Black Tea is highy oxidised and therefore is dark in colour. All the steps like withering, rolling, fermentation and firing are involved in the production of black tea.
Medium Bodied. Earthy Aroma. Vegetal and Grassy Taste.
It is very mild in flavour and is lightly oxidised. It is packed with anti-oxidants and is mildly processed. When brewed, colour varies from amber to orange.
Full Bodied. Sweet to Spicy Aroma. Sweet to Sharp Taste.
Chai is prepared with spices such as ginger, cinnamon, peppercorns, cardamom, nutmeg, depending on the region.
Mild Bodied. Fruity Aroma. Delicate Taste.
White tea is set apart by the silvery-white fuzz that covers the unopened buds. It is processed in two variations, one where the leaves are withered for a long time before they are dried, and another where the leaves are first steamed or fired in order to deactivate polyphenol oxidase, and then dried.
Full Bodied. Grassy Aroma. Sweet to Toasty Taste.
Oolong Tea is semi oxidised. This is oxidation is the uniqueness of Oolong tea. It is in between black tea and green tea. The leaves are either curled long or wrap curled into pearl like forms. When brewed, colour varies from amber to red.
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