Ceylon Aislaby BOP Estate Tea

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Brewing instructions

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

Brewing instructions


Ceylon Aislaby BOP Estate Tea is a type of Black Tea from Sri Lanka. It has a strong, full-bodied, almost spicy taste in cup, which is well suited to those who like a hearty brew.

The same strength applies to its caffeine content - around 45-mg per serving. We pack it fresh to order here at our Pluckley-based factory, nestled within the captivating Kentish countryside.

This guarantees not only quality but also consistency.

It’s worth noting, too, that the Aislaby Estate has long held an outstanding reputation for the Tea it produces. This particular infusion is, of course, no exception, going above and beyond to impress all those who drink it.

Furthermore, according to scientific research, it might come with Black Tea Health Benefits. Why not buy from The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company today?

What Does “BOP” Mean?

“BOP” stands for “Broken Orange Pekoe”. The term “broken”, as the name likely suggests, refers to the leaves being broken into small pieces.

This often boasts a stronger character in cup than that of an FOP (Flowery Orange Pekoe) Tea. This is part of the reason why our Ceylon Aislaby BOP Estate Tea boasts such a flavoursome character when brewed.

Ceylon Tea Facts

  • Ceylon Tea first came into existence during the 19th century.
  • A Scotsman named James Taylor started commercial Tea planting following failing Coffee crops.
  • Tea growing quickly became a staple of the local economy, taking the place of Coffee.
  • Ceylon changed its name to “Sri Lanka” in 1972.
  • Government of the time, however, decided to keep the name “Ceylon Tea.”

About The Aislaby Tea Estate

This garden, first established in 1927, lies at an altitude of 4,200 feet in the Malwatte valley of Uva province, Sri Lanka.

It covers 326 hectares of growing land, much of which peaks in quality during the Southwest monsoon season between July and September.

Indeed, the unique climatic conditions of this region contribute significantly to the extraordinary taste of Ceylon Aislaby BOP Estate Tea.

Useful Information

Type of Tea: Black Tea.

Origin: The Aislaby Tea Estate, Uva Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon).

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

How to Serve: Milk, sugar, honey or lemon - the choice is yours. Alternatively, serve black.

Tasting Notes: Traditionalists love this Tea because of its characteristically “Ceylonese” notes.

Colour in Cup: Coppery liquor, dark in tone.

Ceylon Aislaby BOP Estate Tea Health Benefits

Health Benefits: This beverage boasts a wealth of vitamins, minerals and other antioxidants - most notably, theaflavins and thearubigins.

Such chemical compounds do much to support your health and wellbeing through their work combating free radicals in the body.

Ultimately, thanks to Ceylon Aislaby BOP Estate Tea’s ability to fight free radicals, thus slowing oxidation, it reduces the risk of developing several chronic conditions. And that’s just the beginning of its potential!

Additional info
  • Type
    Black Tea
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Hydration, Refreshing, Relaxing
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
  • Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Breakfast, Afternoon
  • Country
4 / 5
  1. I`m afraid this is now off my list, having a very bitter after taste, very disappointed as all the Ceylons I have tried so far have been top notch. Perhaps my palate , but I have tried several times & different brewings but that bitter taste is always there

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  2. Good strong orthodox tea, delicious

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  3. Always fresh what more to say?

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  4. Strongly and lovely brew.

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  5. The tea tasted very nice, although there is an other Ceylon tea which I prefer better, but it is sold out

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