Darjeeling First Flush Tea Soom

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Brewing instructions

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

Brewing instructions


Darjeeling Soom Estate Tea is a classic tea produced by this famous estate established over 120 years ago. The first flush of springtime tea from this region is highly prized for its delicate, light flavour. This particular tea has a lovely floral aroma and taste, with hints of citrus. It is the perfect choice for those who enjoy a light and refreshing cup of tea. Enjoy this classic Darjeeling tea today!

About Darjeeling Soom Tea Estate

Soom Tea Estate is located in the Darjeeling region of India and was established over 120 years ago. The tea estate spans 237 planted hectares and produces some of the finest Darjeeling Tea in the world. The first flush of springtime tea from this region is highly prized for its delicate, light flavour.

The garden was originally planted in 1860 by J. Jerdin, but over time it changed hands several times until 2001 when The Chamong Group took control at Soong Tea Garden- now known as "Soom".

Soom tea garden is a place of serenity, located 18 kilometres outside Darjeeling. The gardens are bordered on all sides by North Tukvar Tea Estate in the north Phoobsering teas estate to its east and south Singtam Garden.

Life Around the Tea Garden

The residents of Soom Tea Garden are from many different ethnicities, with the most numerous being Nepalis and Tibetan Buddhists. According to statistics from 2011 Census in India 1 out of every 6 people living here is either Nepali or Tibetan Buddhist while there's also a significant population who belong both culturally and spiritually within these groups as well!

The Chamong Group is a well-established tea garden and its employees have been working in this field for decades. The company provides 500 houses to accommodate the need of workers, and their family members who come from far away places like Assam or Meghalaya.

The local schools in Soom are all primary. There's one English-medium school, which is located two kilometres away from the community centre and has been around for over 50 years!

How to Make this Tea

To make the perfect cup of Darjeeling First Flush Tea Soom, start by boiling water and then let it cool for about 2 minutes. This will ensure that your water is at the correct temperature, which is around 90-95 degrees Celsius

Next, take 1 teaspoon of tea leaves and add them to your teapot or teacup

Then, pour the hot water over the tea leaves and let it steep for 3-5 minutes

After 3-5 minutes, your tea is ready to enjoy!

Benefits of Darjeeling First Flush Tea Soom

There are many health benefits associated with drinking Darjeeling First Flush Tea Soom

Some of these benefits include:

-Boosting metabolism

-Lowering cholesterol

-Reducing stress

-Detoxifying the body

So, what are you waiting for? Start enjoying the many benefits of Darjeeling First Flush Tea Soom today!

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, Lunchtime
  • Country
4.6 / 5
  1. Great flavour. Will buy again and would recommend

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  2. Sorry this one not for me, tried with & without milk , still left a bitter aftertaste

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  6. Very good

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  7. Love Soom. The tea is a wonderful mix of browns and greens and delivers a really light delicate brew

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