Darjeeling Tea Sample Packs - 10 x 10g (100grams)

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This is a collection of 10 Darjeeling teas. Each sample pack contains 10 grams of tea.

1. Darjeeling - 1st/2nd Flush Blend Organic FTGFOP1, Happy Valley Estate

2. Darjeeling 1st Flush Himalayan Blend

3. Darjeeling 2nd Margaret's Hope TGFOP

4. Darjeeling 2nd Castleton TGFOP

5. Darjeeling - 2nd Flush Organic FTGFOP1, Avongrove Estate

6. Darjeeling 2nd Flush Monteviot Estate Bio GBOP "Unscented Afternoon Selection"

7. Darjeeling - 2nd Flush Organic FTGFOP1 Singell Estate

8. Darjeeling Ambootia Estate 1st Flush SFTGFOP1 Organic

9. Darjeeling 2nd Upper Namring TGFOP1

10 Darjeeling, Soom Estate 1st Flush Organic TGFOP1

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Flowery consists of large leaves, typically plucked in the second or third flush with an abundance of tips. Golden flowery includes very young tips or buds (usually golden in colour) that were picked early in the season. Tippy includes an abundance of tips. for more information about tea classification / grading -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_leaf_grading 

Grade

Description
OP
Orange Pekoe
Main grade, consisting of long wiry leaf without tips.
OP1
More delicate than OP; long, wiry leaf with a light liquor.
OPA
Bolder than OP; long leaf tea which ranges from tightly wound to almost open.
OPS
Orange Pekoe Superior
Primarily from Indonesia; similar to OP.
FOP
Flowery Orange Pekoe
High-quality tea with a long leaf and few tips, considered the second grade in Assam, Dooars, and Bangladesh teas, but the first grade in China.
FOP1
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the FOP classification.
GFOP
Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
Higher proportion of tip than FOP. Top grade in the Milima and Marinyn regions, but uncommon in Assam and Darjeeling.
TGFOP
Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
The highest proportion of tip, and the main grade in Darjeeling and Assam.
TGFOP1
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the TGFOP classification.
FTGFOP[a]
Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
Highest quality grade.
FTGFOP1
STGFOP
SFTGFOP
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the FTGFOP classification.

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

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