It can be used to add weight to a blend, or enjoyed alone if you prefer a full bodied tea.
Old City Coffee is serious about whole leaf tea.
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We carry "chest" teas imported directly from notable producing countries. Our selection is representative of the range of teas available. You may search by tea types: Black, Semi–Fermented, Green, Yerba Matte, Herbal and Decaffeinated. Our selections are chosen for top cup quality, freshness and value. Enjoy!
Black tea is a variety of tea that is more oxidized (fermented) than the oolong, green, and white varieties. Generally stronger in flavor with a dark reddish color and sweet aroma, they contain more caffeine than the less oxidized teas. Black tea retains its flavor for several years.
A fine, fragrant black tea with a rich, golden color in the cup. Especially well suited as a base when you experiment with your own blends.
Think: South Indian Spice Garden. A base of black tea is complimented by a deliciously light peppery finish. Add warm milk or enjoy sans dairy over ice any time of the year!
A large-leafed indian tea, its heavy red liquor boasts a clean, rich flavor with an excellent bouquet.
A fine, fragrant black tea. This tea, from South Asia, undergoes a multi-step process after harvest of withering, rolling, oxidation and firing. Black tea requires a longer or full oxidized enzyme process to create the character, color flavor and aroma. This Decaf Black Ceylon is Co2 processed!
A Chinese black tea scented with the oil of Bergamont (a citrus). A nice afternoon tea.
A full-bodied and sweet Chinese tea with a rich aroma. Often referred to as the “burgundy of teas”. Best served with milk.
We have blended Assam and Ceylon to create this strong, yet brisk and refreshing brew.
A flat, large-leafed Chinese tea which produces a rich, syrupy and distinctly smokey brew.
Growing in the hills and foot-hills of the Nilgiri Mountains into Coimbatore, new Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India.
The tea gardens are situated among eucalyptus trees, blue gum and cypresses. These teas are hand-plucked throughout the year.
A very ambiguous term, actually referring to the size of the leaf, not the flavor.
Ours is a light bodied, brisk, fragrant Chinese tea.
Brisk, fragrant Chinese Tea with a light, peach-like character.
The leaves are partially oxidized. Little to say about a wonderful tea!