Near the Northern end of the Brahmapurtra River lies the region of Assam, one of the world's largest tea growing areas in the world. Exported from Calcutta shipping houses, Assam Broken Orange Pekoe tea is a top-rated black tea that is both fresh and flavorful. Assam Black Tea is characterized by the amount of "tips" included in the tea leaves; tips are the center of flavor. The "tippy" Assam teas of both first and second flush produce top quality liquor with body and strength.
This gourmet tea is great when blended with milk; the milk enhances the existing flavors for a rich and robust taste.