Amba Thieves Tea


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Amba Thieves Tea is handmade brisk black tea with a storied past. Years ago, all tea had to go to the owners. However, some ladies plucked the tea and then made a crude and strong black tea in their hut. They were "Thieves." The tea willingly accepts milk and sugar. You'll find it lovely and lively.


Black tea. 

Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 3
Body: 3
Aroma: 3
Details: This is a handmade black tea. Its story is that the tea plantation workers were prohibited from taking or making tea from their plantation. However, they loved tea and would steal some green leaves, when the managers were not looking. This tea was made in the kitchens of the workers.
Dry Leaves: Brownish-black broken leaves. This is made by hand, so the leaf size is irregular.
Liquor: Medium brown.
Aroma: There are bright notes of roasted roasted citrus fruits with hints of dark honey.
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: A medium-bodied tea because the handmade leaves make a lighter cup than other Ceylons.
Flavors: Bright flavors of citrus and dark honey.
Brewing Time: 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temp: 212° Fº