Organic Assam Tea

USDA Organic Tea
Known for its brisk, malty flavor, this black tea of Indian origin is considered a definite classic. Its strong, brisk flavor has often led to its inclusion in several breakfast teas.

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Assam Tea

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For a proper cup of tea ...

  • Recommended temperature: 200° - 205°
  • Cover and steep to taste.
  • Remove tea bag and enjoy!

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The rich bronze color and distinct malty taste is the trademark of teas named after its place of production, Assam, India. It is here where high temperatures during annual monsoon seasons provide the perfect greenhouse-like conditions that allow this iconic black tea to thrive. Enriching and invigorating, this classic tea is a staple amongst tea aficionados, either on its own, or as an ingredient in popular tea blends.

This Indian tea boasts an interesting history in the west, begun when a Scottish trader came upon the plant, Camellia sinensis var. assamica, and witnessed local tribesmen brewing the leaves and seeds to drink. In 1830, the plant was sent to a botanical gardens in Calcutta to be examined, where it was, indeed, identified as a variety of tea.

What Does Assam Tea Taste Like?

A gorgeous amber color, with a malty, sweet scent, the pleasure of Buddha Teas Assam Tea begins with the eyes. If you’ve got a clear cup or pot in which to brew your tea, use it, because visually speaking, our Assam Tea’s tone reminds one of an ancient coveted treasure. Smooth and delicate, yet also robustly traditional, if you’re one who is drawn to and seeks out pure-tasting, flavorful black tea, this is your tea. We can guarantee it.

How to Brew Assam Tea

Buddha Teas Assam Tea needs a shorter-than-most steep in boiling water, 2-5 minutes depending on your taste preference. This is a great tea to add milk and/or sugar to, as its rich flavor allows for a bit of enhancement. However, the flavor is so smooth, so delicious, and if not steeped for too long, drinking our Assam Tea naked is also a tasty option.

Enjoy Assam Tea Right At Home

Whether you are a tea connoisseur with an experienced palate, or you simply love the taste of a traditional cup of black tea, you will certainly be satisfied with a cup of rich Assam Tea. Our assam tea not only offers you the rich flavor of an authentic Indian tea, but it is completely organic, free of any chemicals or additives. Combined with our bleach-free tea bags, you can enjoy your tea without the concern of added chemicals affecting your health. Buy in bulk to save even more on this premium quality tea!

Why choose Buddha Teas?

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What sets us apart from other tea companies? We start with a philosophy of living in harmony with nature, not using it for profit. Buddha Teas uses only fresh, pure organic or sustainably wild harvested ingredients and maintains their natural purity in every tea we sell. We have also created the "Teas for Trees" campaign, planting 5000 trees a year to offset the paper use in our tea bags. Each of our tea bags is bleach-free to eliminate the risk of chemicals, and our boxes are made from 100% recycled material. When you buy Buddha Teas, you'll enjoy the fresh, full flavor of a truly natural tea in every sip.

Learn About Our "Tea For Trees" Campaign

Trees For Us

Our “Tea for Trees” campaign creates a sustainable model that restores one of our most precious resources while offsetting the paper used in our products. We’ve partnered with The National Forest Foundation’s Trees for Us, a program that annually plants millions of trees throughout our national forests.

By giving back whenever possible, Buddha Teas strives to honor the earth and its many blessings. Help us plant trees while enjoying an unadulterated tea that’s healthy for you, and our planet. Read more about it here.

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Review Title: Excellent!

Review by Mikeon February 9, 2021
You guys are great. I love everything from the box to the brew itself! Thank you to Customer Service for making my purchase easy. I will be shopping again soon.

Review Title: Great tea!

Review by Melindaon April 30, 2020
This Assam tea has a unique flavor unlike other Assam teas I have tried. It is very pleasant, and I am glad to have found it. The company's service was excellent, too. I would definitely buy this tea again and would deal with this company again, as well. Thank you!

Review Title: My New Morning Favorite

Review by Dorieon April 10, 2020
I have switched from coffee to tea in the morning. This has a wonderful bold taste, and I love the extra caffeine in the morning to get me going.

Review Title: Very flavorful

Review by Leslieon May 26, 2019
Really enjoyed this tea. Great flavor and I will definitely buy again! I love Buddha Teas ❤️

Review Title: Assam!

Review by John Eon March 20, 2017
Love! Strong/rich flavor - one of the best that I've ever had. Will definitely be ordering more!

Review Title: Good taste and like its color

Review by Rebecca Chengon November 1, 2016
Never heard this tea before, until happened tried it from my friend. My first impression was to like its reddish color very much, same as its aroma, and then figured out that it is a tea with strong caffeine and could really help me in a sleepy morning. Bought three boxes and took one to my office. I don't use it everyday, as too much caffeine can make me hard to sleep at night sometimes. But this tea is a very pleasant helper in the morning if I am in a kind of "winter blue" mood.

Review Title: Does not disappoint

Review by Lillianon February 5, 2016
I didnt think that something that tastes sooo good could also be good for you. I have tried other teas but nothing compares to this awesome tea.

Review Title: buy it

Review by Elzbietaon November 8, 2015
Try this tea and you too will give it 5 stars.
The bestest.

Review Title: 5 stars!

Review by Union August 3, 2015
5 Stars all around... The packaging is stellar

Review Title: Love Assam

Review by Debbieon May 5, 2015
I love buddha teas assam for my afternoon "pick me up".

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