The World of Premier’s
Established in 1988, Premier’s now has over three decades of experience filling the industry gap of sourcing quality Indian teas. In a field of tea brands, Premier’s strives to stand out. Our company’s dedication to our tea-growing communities and the storied tradition of Indian tea makes every sip of Premier’s an ethical one.
The sanctity of pure tea is our priority. We believe that the luxury of tea lies in its precise origins. All of our leaves only come into contact with teas from the same source. This means when you order Assam or Darjeeling Tea from Premier’s, you get the highest-quality single-origin tea on the market.
The pleasure of sipping Premier’s is firmly rooted in Purity.
Everything you need to Know about Assam Tea
Assam black tea is one of the most flavorful variations of black tea and is loved by tea drinkers around the world.
According to the most recent statistics, 84% of tea that Americans enjoy belongs to some form of the black tea. From English Breakfast to Earl Grey to Lapsang Souchong, the possibilities are limitless and delicious.
One of the best varieties of black tea is Assam. If you haven’t heard of this brew before, you’re missing out on one of the most flavorful and unique teas that you can have imported and steeped in your home. Luckily, we’re here to introduce you to this wonderful type of tea so that you don’t need to miss out ever again, so read on to learn all about Assam black tea leaves!
What Is Assam Black Tea?
Assam tea, as we previously stated, is a variety of black tea. This means that it’s heavily oxidized, high in caffeine, and significantly more intense and deeply flavored than green or white tea.
Getting its namesake from the northeastern state of Assam in India where its cultivated in, Assam black tea leaves are grown in the largest region for tea growth in the world. Since it is cultivated near the Brahmaputra river, this tea thrives in wet and warm climates.
Taste-wise, it’s deeply rich and aromatic. It also has somewhat malty undertones that give it a unique flair. Assam tea is one of the key ingredients in English Breakfast blends, where it usually is mixed with Ceylon tea and other Chinese imports.
What Are Its Health Benefits?
- Since Assam tea contains about 50-90mg of caffeine, it’s a great way to get an energy boost.
- It increases both physical stamina and mental alertness in a completely natural way.
- You may want to drink a cup of Assam Tea as an alternative to coffee when you need to stay up late.