Assam Tea Bokel Estate TGFOP1

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Brewing instructions

Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes

Brewing instructions


Assam Tea Bokel TGFOP1 comes from one of the most important and historical Tea gardens of the region. The name derives from the Assamese word “Bowkool”, which is a local term for a tree with small spider-like flowers.

Bokel Estate lies close to the south bank of the Brahmaputra river, near the town of Dibrugarh. Such is its positioning, in fact, that it creates some of the finest Teas in the whole of Assam.  

Our Assam Tea Bokel TGFOP1 is one such example. We pack it fresh to order here at our Kent-based factory, ensuring not only quality but also consistency. Try it today and indulge in delectably malty flavours with smooth, full-bodied notes throughout. 

More on The Bokel Estate  

This reputable plantation covers over 1,700 hectares of Tea-growing land, and once included the area now taken up by Dibrugarh Airport. Notably, recycling is a vital focus of the estate, with Tea wastewater used to help the growth of cultivated bushes.

It also boasts several facilities, including houses, nurseries, schools, clubs, temples, mosques, churches and clinics, to improve the wellbeing of workers. 

Assam Tea Facts 

  • Did you know that Assam Tea is one of the most popular types of Indian Tea?

  • Did you know that Assam Tea production started in 1823?

  • Did you know that it was a Scotsman, Robert Bruce, who essentially started the industry?

  • Did you know that Assam Tea most commonly tastes smooth, full-bodied and malty? 

What Does “TGFOP1” Mean? 

Baffled by the name of this beverage? TGFOP1 stands for “Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe”, a Tea grade of many remarkable qualities. The term “FOP”, in particular, denotes Tea made from the top bud and the first two leaves of each new shoot.

They contain young, tender leaves with a balanced amount of ‘tip’ and ‘bud’. “TG”, meanwhile, means it has an especially high content of golden tips. 

Useful Information 

Type of Tea: Black Tea. 

Origin: The Bokel Tea Estate, Dibrugarh District, Assam, India. 

Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water. Infuse for 3 to 5 minutes. 

How to Serve: Best served with milk. 

Tasting Notes: A bright aroma and a bold malty flavour.  

Colour in Cup: Coppery liquor, dark in tone. 

Benefits of Assam Tea Bokel Estate TGFOP1 

Assam Tea, no matter what estate it comes from, contains an abundance of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Combined, these chemical compounds can combat free radicals in the body, the product of natural, though harmful, human oxidation.  

In doing this, Assam Tea Bokel TGFOP1 can reduce the risk of developing a multitude of severe, chronic conditions. This includes cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and even, potentially, cancer. 

Until we know more, however, The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company do not endorse this beverage for such Black Tea Health Benefits. Nor, for that matter, do we recommend any type of Black Tea for this purpose. Instead, we support ongoing research. 

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4.8 / 5
  1. The best of Assam, super malty honey taste.

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  2. I like it, excellent assam, not too dark!

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  3. Generaous rounded flavour with no bitterness.

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  4. An Assam that I buy regularly

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  5. love this tea. will buy again. good malty taste. I leave it for the full five minutes. drink it throughout the day.

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  6. Great tea; great price. This is my staple Assam: In the last 4 months, I've bought 4.5 kilos. It's really wonderfully balanced.

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  7. Assam is one of my favourite teas and this one was excellent

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  8. mild tea

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