Assam Tea. A type of black tea, Assam tea is known for its tart, malty flavour, vigorous body and bright colour. It is more commonly known as breakfast tea, or Irish breakfast tea. As it stems from black tea, the leaves a picked of the camellia sinensis plant.
Darjeeling tea terms. Below, Darjeeling tea aficionados will find, a list of tea terms to describe the Darjeeling loose leaf teas in its raw, dry, or infused state. • Bloom: A term used to refer to the silken sheen, silvery hairy lustre on the tea leaves, resulting from the neat distribution of fine pubescence on the leaf surface.
China Keemun has narrow, tightly twisted black leaves that brew a brilliant reddish-brown cup with a full-bodied, light, toasty flavor. Keemun tastes wonderful with or without milk or sugar, and goes exceptionally well with baked goods like breads, cakes and muffins.