The most common type of tea drunk in western society. India, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Kenya produce the most famous of blacks teas such as Assam, Darjeeling, Uva, and Dimbulla teas. Black tea contains vitamins, antioxidants, polyphenols, and essential oils as well as higher levels of caffeine and tannins.
What is Black tea?
The most common tea in our Western society is the famous black tea. Many might argue that English Breakfast is the best black tea, but there are plenty more elegant black tea types to delve into. Let us introduce you to a few of our favourite sips.
Types of Black Tea
So you’ve heard of English breakfast tea, maybe you also know of Classic Earl Grey? A black tea flavoured with organic bergamot oil from Italy. This perfumed black tea has a loyal following, or maybe you are after a single origin Darjeeling tea? Light, flowery and in stark contrast to the more robust English Breakfast tea, you’re branching out into the exciting diverse world of black tea types.