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By some accounts, India has more than 13,000 tea gardens, making it one of the largest tea-producing regions in the world. Strand Tea Company has relationships with estates in Assam, Darjeeling, Sikkim and Nilgiri, where some of the world's finest black teas are grown.

Assam Bukhial Black Tea
Assam ~ Bukhial Estate

Assam Bukhial Estate (TGFOP1) is a classic breakfast tea which can be taken alone or with milk/sweetening. In the Assams, it has a medium depth and richness of taste, and is preferred by our Indian customers.

$3.95 - $21.95
Assam Gingia Black Tea
Assam ~ Gingia Estate

Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (TGFOP). Gingia brews a smooth cup with a nice malty taste allowing the Assam character to come through. We like it both with milk and by itself as an all day tea. When we open a new chest in the Tearoom, a wonderful molasses-like aroma fills the air.

$3.95 - $21.95
Assam Jorhat
Assam ~ Jorhat Tea Company TGFOP

Assam Jorhat Tea Company (TGFOP) is a premium Indian breakfast tea which can be taken alone or with milk/sweetening. In the Assams, it has a medium depth and richness of taste, and is preferred by our Indian customers.

$3.95 - $22.95
Assam Kalgar Black Tea
Assam ~ Kalgar

Assam Kalgar  2012 is now in stock.  Broken Orange Pekoe (BOP) This is a blend of each year's best Broken Orange Pekoes from several premium Assam Tea Gardens in the Brahmaputra Valley. The Kalgar blend is a true breakfast tea noted for its bold character, and is best enjoyed with milk. Many of our customers make their own Black Tea chai with the Kalgar.

$2.95 - $17.95
Assam Mokalbari Black Tea
Assam ~ Mokalbari Estate
(FTGFOP1). An excellent higher grown Assam from the Dibrugarh district in the upper Brahamaputra Valley. Mokalbari Tea Estate was established in 1917 and is known for its golden tippy teas. This is one of the favorite Assams at Strand Tea. Rich malty notes with layered flavors and low astringency.
$5.50 - $34.95
Chai Spices
Chai Spices - Caffeine Free
Spice Blend. Our All Natural Blend of dried spice pieces comes ready to simmer into a delicious Herbal Chai. The aroma and taste are magnificent. Ingredients: Ginger Root, Cinnamon Bark, Green Cardamom pods, Vanilla Bean pieces.
$3.95 - $19.95
Coconut Chai
Coconut Chai

Coconut Chai - the perfect tea for Chai and Coconut lovers!  Premium Ceylon Black Tea blended with chai spices (Ginger Root, Cinnamon Bark, Green Cardamom pods, Vanilla Bean pieces) and toasted coconut. The coconut and chai aroma and flavor is quite delicious making this tea a self drinker, dessert tea or compliment to most any meal.

$3.95 - $19.95
Darjeeling First Flush ~ Singell Estate
Darjeeling - Singell Estate First Flush 2016 FTGFOP1

We are pleased to have a limited supply of the Darjeeling Singell Estate 2016 First Flush (1F or first picking of the season).  This premium grade FTGFOP1 tea is has fine plucked and well rolled leaves with some silver buds.  Singell Darjeeling 1F is the top choice of the staff at Strand Tea so far this year.

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Darjeeling Glenburn Estate First Flush
Darjeeling ~ First Flush FTGFOP1 ~ Glenburn Estate 2016

Darjeeling First Flush 2016.  The Darjeeling first flushes are eagerly awaited and Glenburn Tea Estate has produced another great tea. Gentle muscatel flavor, medium body, with little astringency and not as 'greenish' in character makes this first flush well worth the price.

$8.95 - $57.95
Darjeeling Makaibari Black Tea
Darjeeling ~ Makaibari Estate Loose Leaf Black Tea ~ Organic
ORGANIC , BIO-DYNAMIC, & FAIR TRADE. Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (TGFOP). Superior grade First, Second, and Autumn Flushes made in the classic style. Makaibari has a bright copper liquor with a smooth, well-rounded taste when steeped 4 minutes.
$4.95 - $28.95
Darjeeling Makaibari Green Tea
Darjeeling ~ Makaibari Estate Loose Leaf Green Tea ~ Organic
Makaibari Estate, India. Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe (FTGFOP) organic, bio-dynamic, fair trade. Our best selling green tea. Another beautiful tea from Makaibari! This Green Tea offers a fragrant, mild cup, golden color and Darjeeling taste.
$4.95 - $28.95
Darjeeling Margarets Hope Black Tea
Darjeeling ~ Margarets Hope Estate
Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange (SFTGFOP) Our choice for a great, bolder Darjeeling. Makes a medium bodied cup, with strong middle notes and classic finish.
$4.50 - $26.95
India Wedding Chai
India Wedding Chai ~ Organic
In our opinion this is the best Black Tea (Masala) Chai in the US. India Wedding Chai is made from Premium finely cut organic Assam Black Tea Base with an authentic (Masala) Organic Spice Blend of Cardamom, Ginger, Black Peppercorns, Cinnamon, Cloves, and Fennel. For all you Chai lovers, it is fragrant, warming, and delicious.
$4.95 - $29.95
Indian Spices
Indian Spices - Caffeine Free
Another Natural Herbal Spice Blend - a delicious non-caffeine treat. We have offered this tea for 10 years to great acclaim. Blend includes: Cinnamon chunks, Fennel Seeds, Ginger Root Pieces, Anise Seeds, Green Cardamom, Whole Cloves, and Peppercorns.
$3.50 - $18.95
Nilgiri Kora Kundah Green Tea
Nilgiri - Kora Kundah /Iyerpadi Estates Green Tea ~ Organic

ORGANIC & FAIR TRADE. Kora Kundah & Iyerpadi Estates are thought to be the highest tea estate in the world at nearly 8000 feet above sea level.

$3.95 - $21.95
Nilgiri Korakundah Black Tea
Nilgiri ~ Kora Kundah Estate Black Tea ~ Organic

ORGANIC & FAIR TRADE - Flowery Orange Pekoe, (FOP); our best selling Nilgiri Tea. Kora Kundah Estate is thought to be the highest tea estate in the world at almost 8,000 feet above sea level.

$3.95 - $24.95
Nilgiri Parkside Estate special Production
Nilgiri ~ Parkside Estate Special Production

Parkside Estate Special Production SFTGFOP is a light bodied Black Nilgiri tea blended with a small amount of Parkside Green Tea for a smooth light bodied tea with a unique taste. 

$3.95 - $21.95
Sikkim Black Tea
Sikkim ~ Temi Estate
This is an exceptionally high quality tea from the Eastern Himalayas of Northern India, where a robust but smooth Darjeeling type tea is produced. We highly recommend it as an afternoon tea.
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