Green tea is a least processed tea and contains high level of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals than oolong and black teas. In this post, I’m going to tell you 5 best Assam green tea brands which I’ve tasted individually.
Characteristics of Assam Green Tea
Assam tea is unique in taste and flavor because of its unique geographical and climatic condition. Assam is the only place in the world where tea is grown at sea level under tropical climate. Assam tea is most often termed as breakfast tea because of its briskness and malty flavor.
Assam green tea is made from the unopened buds and tender leaves of boardleaf variety tea plants [Camellia Sinensis var. Assamica] which is a native plant of Assam and Yunnan province, China.
Brewed Assam green tea provides full-bodied, strong and brisk tea with pale-yellow liquor color. The malty flavor with a hint of muscatel grape like aroma make this green tea one of the best tea brands in the world.
Ingredients of Assam Green Tea
Like green teas from other countries, Assam green tea also contains
antioxidants – epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), epicatechin gallate, epicatechins and flavanols;
vitamins – Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C;
and, minerals- magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium and iron. It also contains moderate level of caffeine, a central nervous system stimulant which helps us to keep our mind in alert mode.
Because of these components Assam green tea has become on of the healthiest beverages of the world which not only offers great taste and flavor but also provides great health benefits as well.
5 best organic Assam green tea flavors and brands
1. Assam Green Adventure by Assamica Agro
Assam Green Adventure is a finest quality artisan grade loose leaf Assam Green Tea brand from Assamica Agro. It offers great taste, flavor and aroma along with other great health benefits. This tea is made from organically grown tea plantations located in Uper Assam.
Assamica Agro is a reputed tea producer who believes in ethical and fair-trade practices in tea production and retailing. Their teas are hand-picked and hand-processed tea and are best in quality.
2. Handcrafted Organic Green Tea by Assamica Agro
This is another best tea brand from Assamica Agro. It offers robust, full-bodied and malty flavored tea liquor with lingering aftertaste. It is an artisan quality handcrafted tea produced without using any mechanical process.
3. Assam Organic Green Tea by Teabox
Assam Organic Green Tea is a hand-processed green tea produced in Deha Tea Estate, Assam, one of the best tea plantations of Assam. This green tea is famous for its unique characteristics- full-bodied, brisk and robust flavor with an undertone of vegetal aroma.
Teabox is a reputed tea retailer brand in the world which sources best teas from India’s best tea plantations. Teabox also believes in fair and ethical trade practices in tea retailing and producing.
4. Assam Organic Green Tea ‘Super Twist’ by Mana Organics
Organic Green Tea “Super Twist” by Mana Organics is the only Assam Green tea brand which is produced using Japanese tea making techniques. It is a tea product of Chota Tingrai Tea Estate located in Uper Assam are. Chota Tingrai is one of the best organic tea estates of India.
This tea provides smooth taste with vegetal aroma and earthy flavor while brewing and provides ssweet lingering aftertaste.
5. Assam Whole Leaf Green Tea by Jarved
Assam Whole Leaf Green Tea by Jarved is another finest quality Assam green tea loose leaf brand. It also contains all the characteristics of Assam tea- full-bodied tea with briskness. It is one of the best energizing and refreshing tea brands. Its pleasant and smooth taste and flavor with a hint of mellow vegetal like subtle undertone creates a fresh lingering after-taste.
All these 5 Assam green tea brands are organic and finest in quality, taste and flavor. However, liking of tea depends upon individual taste preferences. If we compare these teas with other Assam Green tea brands then definately these 5 tea products are the best and finest green tea brands from Assam.
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