Sikkim First Flush

Sikkim First Flush Loose Leaf Black Tea

Regular price $11.49
(57¢ per cup)

161 in stock

The first pick after the snow melts in the Himalayas, and the bushes start to produce their first new leaves. This loose leaf tea is bright, clean, delicate with a highly perfumed nose.

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Tasting Notes

Crafted as a black tea it is lighter, more ethereal than later harvests - almost like a silky green tea but with heady florals, deep richness and all the verdant sweetness of spring. It infuses to a pale golden cup.


Use 0.1 oz of leaf per 5.5 fl oz of water (2.5g per 150ml).


For a green style infusion use 167°F (75°C) water.

For a black style infusion use water at 185°F (85°C).


Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.


You can infuse this tea at least twice. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Cost Per Cup

57¢ per cup based on 0.1 oz of leaf per 5.5 fl oz of water and 2 infusions.




Temi Tea Garden

First Flush

Sikkim, India

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