Assam Towkok FTGFOP

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Black Tea
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Bread, Brown Toast, Caramel
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Loose Leaf
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Edit tea info Last updated by Cameron B.
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Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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From A Southern Season

A first-quality Assam Towkok black leaf tea from India. Full-bodied and malty, with great color in the cup. Makes a great breakfast tea.

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The Towkak Tea garden is situated on the banks of river Towkak, which also acts as a natural boundary for the garden on its western side. Towkok in Tai language means “dancing tortoise.” In those days it was heard that Towkok river was full of dancing tortoises when the first tea plantation in the area was established on its banks in the year 1885.

I have had a variety of Towkok teas over the years and was really impressed when I picked up a few ounces of loose FTGFOP tea this week from A Southern Season in Chapel Hill, NC. The price is very reasonable, regular price of $4.25 and ounce, on special now at $3.00 an ounce.

Brews up a beautiful color and aroma typical of orthodox Assam teas. Bold, hearty and with biscuity notes that make this a great morning start to the day.

Flavors: Bread, Brown Toast, Caramel

Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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