Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes
Assam Tea Dufflaghur Estate BOP
This tea is known as black gunpowder, the young leaves are rolled into small compressed balls during the rolling process which helps the tea hold on to the deep Assamese qualities. Duffla literally translates to Hill People and Ghur means House. Orothodx teas make up less then a quarter of one percent of Dufflaghur's production- hence its rarity.
Type of Tea- Orthodox Indian Black Tea.
Origin- Dufflaghur Estate, East Boroi, Sonitpur District, India.
Altitude- 372 Feet above sea level.
Leaf Grade- Broken Orange Pekoe.
Harvest- Mid Season Brewing
Guide- Use boiling water (100 degrees) infuse for 3-5 minutes.
How to Serve- Serve best with milk or honey and lemon.
Tasting Notes- A deep flavoured strong Assam with sweet malty tones and is full of sweet aromas.
Colour in Cup- A wonderful red copper. Pack sizes available- 50g, 125g, 250g, 500g, 1 Kilo. (We pack everything fresh to order, nothing is off the shelf!) We pack all our teas in a unique material which combines card and foil, regarded as the best for retaining freshness and quality.
Storage- Airtight container away from strong scents.
Health Benefits- Drinking Assam- or any beverage containing caffeine can reduce your risk of Parkinson's disease. For men, consuming 124-208 milligrams of caffeine a day can reduce the risk of contracting the disease. In women, only 1-2 cups a day seemed to provide the greatest risk in reduction.
Advice on tea you might like- Assam Mijicajan TGFOP1 Estate Tea or Assam Tea Behora TGFOP
History- Established in 1917 and located on the North Bank of the Brahmaputra River in central Assam, situated on the south interstate boundary. Dufflaghur produces both CTC and Orthodox tea. The nearest town is Gophur, where Kanaklata Barua was from. Am Indian freedom fighter from Assam who was shot dead at age 17 while leading a procession bearing the National Flag during the Quit India Movement 1942 and in 2011 a statue of her as unveiled at Gauripur.
- TypeBlack Tea
- Health PointsAnti Oxidants, Cholesterol, Detox, Diabetes, Flu, Heart, Hydration, Immune System, Refreshing, Relaxing, Weight Loss
- Caffeine LevelMedium
- OptionsLoose Tea
- Time of DayBreakfast, Lunchtime, Afternoon