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World of Tea: Sri Lanka

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Formerly known as Ceylon, Sri Lanka, which sits just off the southern coast of India, is a region that propelled the fortunes of such well-known tea barons as Sir Thomas Lipton and others. Teas grown here have unique characteristics - from the low grown, bold brews of the Dimbula region, to the higher grown lighter "champagne" of teas from the Nuwara Eliya region. When Americans think of tea, they usually think of Ceylon tea.

Ceylon Blackwood Black Tea
Ceylon ~ Blackwood Estate ~ Organic
This lot of Blackwood OP1 is the best Organic Ceylon of the season and is a Strand Tea staff pick for a refreshing afternoon tea. Well made leaves with their soft, faintly fruity aroma when dry are characteristic the the best Ceylon High Grown Teas.
$4.95 - $31.95
Ceylon Dimbula Estate Blend
Ceylon ~ Dimbula Estate Blend

This Ceylon Dimbula Estate Blend, Broken Orange Pekoe First Quality (BOP1), comes from the Central Western Highland Region of Sri Lanka known for it's consistent quality production.  The rather long, wiry leaves brew a balanced smooth tea with an earthy boldness and nice aftertaste.  Excellent for iced tea garnished with lemon.  Or take with milk as a breakfast or hearty afternoon tea.

$3.95 - $19.95
Ceylon Kenilworth Black Tea
Ceylon ~ Kenilworth Estate
Orange Pekoe First Quality (OP1). Kenilworth is a fine example of expertly made long, wiry leaves. It is well rounded, bold, but smooth, and has a nice aftertaste. Take with milk or lemon as a hearty afternoon tea.
$3.95 - $21.95
Summer In Ceylon Herbal Tea Blend
Summer in Ceylon Herbal Tea Blend

Strand Tea's own blend of Premium Ceylon Whole Leaf Black Tea, Organic Lemon Myrtle, and Dried Lemon Peel. Customers have voted this one of our most popular blends. Excellent hot or iced.

$3.95 - $19.95