Apple Spice Black Tea
Just like the forbidden fruit, a tea full of temptations. Inspired by mulled wine, this fragrant tea can be naughty or nice. Brew it as it is or serve with a splash of dark rum.
Ingredients: Assam Black Tea, vanilla, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, ginger, accented by hearty apple, orange peel and cherry bits.
Health Benefits: Melange of warm spices and malty Assam tea makes it a perfect winter tea. Perfect to cure winter chills and rid you of stress and tardiness. Each ingredient has it’s own healing properties. Overall, a good tea to boost your immune system and add to your daily dose of antioxidants and nutrients.
Caffeine content: High
Origin of tea: Assam, India
Available as: 100g loose leaf / 15 tea bags
Taste notes: Smooth, fruity and balanced. Makes an intense, dark brew. Reminiscent of a rich, indulgent plum cake.
Serving Suggestions: Pairs well with cheese toast, carrot cake, and dark chocolate desserts. We like it hot, without milk and with a hint of sweetener. Makes a great base for cocktails and mocktails.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERSAsk a Question
1. What are the health benefits of black teas?
Black tea is helpful for blood circulation, bone and teeth health, it helps in preventing cancer and also prevents heart diseases, diabetes and boosts metabolism.
2. How many cups of black tea is it safe to consume in a day?
Due to the caffeine content in black teas, it is recommended to not go above 5 cups in a day.
3. When is the best time to consume black teas?
As the black teas are very high in caffeine as compared to green teas, it is best to have them in the mornings and afternoons or whenever you require a little pick me up.
4. Can I brew this with milk?
We recommend brewing this tea plain, without milk. However, a dash of milk can be added once brewed. Do not boil the tea with milk.