Tea manufactured in the month of october and november is known as autumn tea. This is characterized by a fuller, bolder taste. The liquor is coppery in color. Since it has a darker cup and is brisk, it is blended to form the the english breakfast tea wherein a dash of milk is often added.
Orange Pekoe is the classification of black tea post manufacturing of the leaf. It depends on the size of the leaf and the location of the leaf in the tea plant. The leaf curled is the pekoe. It is the richest in tannin, caffeine and is highly aromatic.
Often people think that as the name is orange pekoe, the tea will be infused with orange flavor and will have the aroma of an orange. That is a myth.
FIRST FLUSH TEAThe first pluck of the harvest is called the first flush. The tea harvest in India is from the month of february to the month of december depending on the geographical region and the weather. The tender two leaf and a bud which blooms after the dormant period of winters, is plucked to taste like sunshine in a cup. It looks bright and tastes fresh and floral.
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