In the early 19th century, around 1825,Dutch settlers started growing tea plants on the Indonesian island of Java. This is sourced from the Ciater Highlands in Western Java.
A beautiful, dark reddish, leaf makes a shining copper colour in the cup with a strong, aromatic flavour and aroma.
Brewing the best cup. One teaspoon per cup. Freshly boiling water, brew your tea for 4 minutes, a good rule of thumb is 3-5 minutes for most black teas ( depending on your preference for strength ) and enjoy with or without milk
A wonderfully complex tea, with or without milk, is a real treat for black tea lovers.
Javan Black Tea