Ceylon Tea BOP Dimbula Gouravilla

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Brewing instructions

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

Brewing instructions


This exceptionally rare Ceylon BOP Tea comes from the Gouravilla Tea Estate in the Dimbula district, Sri Lanka. It has a bold, traditional flavour well-suited to avid Ceylon Tea fans. We hand-pack it fresh to order here in our Pluckley-based factory, nestled within the beautiful Kentish countryside. This is our way of guaranteeing not only quality but also consistency.

Furthermore, Ceylon Tea BOP Dimbula Gouravilla, like all Black Teas, can improve daily living in small yet significant ways. According to new research, it boosts the metabolism of fat cells. This, in turn, enables the body to burn fat quicker and more efficiently. It also improves cardiovascular health by lowering "bad" LDL cholesterol.

But that's not all that this Tea can do. Indeed, there is much more waiting to be discovered with every cuppa' brewed. Why not realise its true potential 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 a FOP (Flowery Orange Pekoe) Tea.

About The Gouravilla Tea Estate

Gouravilla dates back to 1922 when the estate belonged to George Stuarts & Co. Today, it makes up part of Horana Plantations. The estate produces some 21,000 kg of Tea every day! This indeed includes our very own Ceylon Tea BOP Dimbula Gouravilla.

About Sri Lanka's Tea Industry

The potential for a Sri Lankan Tea Industry dates back to when the country was still known as Ceylon. After a plant-based disease decimated the island's Coffee industry, the introduction of Tea proved to be a saving grace.

According to recent statistics, Sri Lanka is the second largest export of Tea in the world, accounting for 19.2% of total global output. It will no doubt continue to grow with beverages such as our Ceylon Tea BOP Dimbula Gouravilla leading the way.

Useful Information

Type of Tea: Black Tea.

Origin: The Gouravilla Tea Estate, Dimbula, Sri Lanka.

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: This Tea has a deep, mesmerising aroma with a toasty, nutty character. It boasts flavoursome earthy undertones with every sip.

Colour in Cup: Ruby liquor, dark in tone.

Benefits of Drinking Ceylon Tea BOP Dimbula Gouravilla 

Did you know that frequent Black Tea consumption can reduce the risk of cognitive decline? This is according to new research published in the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition".

It stated that experts had conducted a study at the University of Singapore. The results determined that those who drank 2-3 cups of Black Tea a day had a 55% lower chance of experiencing cognitive decline. Those who drank 6-10 cups, on the other hand, had a 63% lower chance.

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