A great quality 2nd Flush Assam tea. Established in 1908 Behora Estate in Assam's Golaghat district is one of the region's newest. (We admit it's still pretty old.) As with numerous Indian black tea estates many families living and working there have done so since the day the gates opened. The factory was started around 1908 on the banks of the Dhunseri River where the present day clonal nursery exists. This was the best place for a factory because it was easier to dispatch tea via the river route which was the only way to transport teas. The factory building was made of wood. Leaf was naturally withered and cut into small pieces by men and then ground in huge wooden bowls. The tea was dried in big cast iron pans over a slow fire. There was a steamer depot on the banks of the Dhunseri and all teas were shipped from this depot. The present-day factory was built around 1935.
|Type of Tea||Quantity of Tea||Water Temp||Steeping Time|
|White||3-5g per cup||70c||5-6 mins|
|Green||3-5g per cup||75c||2-5 mins|
|Black||3-5g per cup||95c||4-6 mins|
|Oolong||3-5g per cup||95c||5-8 mins|
|Pu-erh||3-5g per cup||95c||4-6 mins|