Unveiling the Enchanting Story of Assam Tea

Tea is more than just a beverage; it’s a ritual, an experience, and a way of life for many people. Across the world, tea cooks in different ways. Tea comes in different flavours and blends, Assam tea being one among them. But one thing is common – the love for this soothing drink. 

Surely, the popularity of tea has grown exponentially over the years. It’s now one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Without Doubt, in India, tea holds a special place in the hearts of people, and it’s a quintessential part of the country’s culture. 

Among the various types of tea, Assam tea stands out as one of the most popular teas in India. Grown in the lush green valleys of Assam, this tea is famous for its full-bodied flavour.
 
In addition, it’s strong taste that can awaken your senses. In brief, this tea is widely consumed in Indian households, and it’s a beverage that brings people together. It is not just a drink; it’s a way of life that’s deeply rooted in Indian culture. In fact, tea, specifically Assam tea, is counts as a luxury in Indian society.
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How Did This Rich and Exquisite Beverage Become a Symbol of Refinement?

The history of Assam tea dates back centuries, to a time when the region, ruled by the Ahom dynasty. Legend has it that a curious Ahom king, who was very well intrigued by the medicinal properties of tea. He ordered his men to search the jungles for the plant. However, it wasn’t until the early 19th century, that tea cultivation established in Assam on a commercial scale. 
The British, who were looking for an alternative source of tea to their Chinese supply discovered Assam’s rich tea-growing potential. They established tea estates in the region. While, tea plantation was first established by the British East India Company in 1837. By the turn of the century, Assam had become the largest tea-producing region in the world. 
Though, the tea industry in Assam has faced many challenges over the years, including natural disasters, labour disputes, and changing market trends.  Despite these challenges, this tea from Assam has continued to thrive. It is now recognised as one of the finest teas in the world.
Today, the tea estates in Assam are famous for their lush greenery, rolling hills, and picturesque landscapes. Additionally, the tea is grown on vast estates, where the leaves are carefully plucked by hand. Then, leaves go through processing to preserve their unique flavour and aroma.
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What is the Secret Behind the Luxurious and Rich Flavour of Motley Brew’s Assam Tea?

Indulge in the luxury of Assam tea, a beverage that has stood the test of time and emerged as a symbol of strength and quality. Also, the story behind this exquisite tea is as fascinating as the tea itself. 

The native variety of tea bushes, the ‘Assam Jat’. They are cultivated on the fertile floodplains of the mighty Brahmaputra River and its tributaries. Undoubtedly, has lent its unique flavour to this remarkable tea.
 
The second flush quality of this tea is the highlight of the year’s harvest. The distinct ‘malty’ flavour, with its rich and robust character, is a treat for the senses.
While you sip on a cup of this tea, you will be taken to the vast and picturesque tea gardens of Assam. Where the tea leaves are meticulously handpicked and processed with utmost care.
 
At Motley Brew, we take pride in our Strong Assam Blend, a carefully curated selection of the finest Assam second-flush teas. 
In addition, the bold, malty flavour of this tea is naturally sweet and less astringent. 
This makes it a perfect choice for tea enthusiasts who prefer their tea with a touch of indulgence.
 
This blend is versatile and blends perfectly with milk and sweeteners, bringing out the full-bodied flavour of the tea. Our Assam tea is a testament to the rich heritage and traditions of the Indian subcontinent.

Revitalise with the Health Benefits of Assam Tea

Indulging in a luxurious cup of Assam tea not only offers an exceptional sensory experience but also provides a plethora of health benefits. This black tea is a treasure trove of natural antioxidants called flavonoids. They are famous for their ability to combat harmful free radicals in the body.

Furthermore, the high percentage of catechins present in black tea offers an energy boost and aids in improving metabolism. This makes it a perfect beverage to start your day. Additionally, the tea contains a considerable amount of potassium, a vital mineral known for improving hydration. All in all, reducing fatigue, and enhancing energy levels. Traces of manganese are also present, which play a key role in promoting healthy bone density.

The well-being benefits of black tea are many. Without doubt, making it an excellent choice for those who seek a natural, holistic approach to health and wellness. Enjoying a cup of this tea in moderation can help you maintain a vibrant and alert disposition. While also instilling a sense of calm and tranquillity.
It’s worth noting that the extensive research and scientific studies on the consumption of black tea corroborate the many health benefits. Taking into account, its exceptional flavour and myriad of health benefits. Indulging in a cup of this tea is a truly luxurious and worthwhile experience. 
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How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea

Indulge in the rich, luxurious flavors of Motley Brew’s Chai Latte and Lal Chai with these simple brewing instructions. For a perfectly balanced Chai Latte, bring unfiltered water to a gentle boil and steep the tea for a minute before adding milk. 
 
For a thicker brew, increase the milk ratio and let it simmer for 3-5 minutes for a stronger taste. To prevent coagulation, brew the tea separately before adding milk. Add sweetener to taste and enjoy the perfect blend of tea and milk.
 
For a bold, robust cup of Lal Chai, heat water to near-boiling and steep the tea for 3-5 minutes. Add sweetener if desired and enhance the flavor with a dash of lemon, which transforms the deep red color to a mellow hue. For a unique twist, try adding Pink Himalayan salt for a refreshing and acquired taste.
 
Both Chai Latte and Lal Chai take well to milk and sweeteners, making them the perfect anytime brew. Add a few drops of lemon to the infusion alone for a burst of freshness, best enjoyed after a hearty meal. So, sit back, relax, and savor the luxurious taste of Motley Brew’s Chai Latte and Lal Chai.
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Final Word

In conclusion, sipping on a cup of tea is not just a simple pleasure, but a luxurious indulgence that offers a range of health benefits. From its natural anti-oxidants to its energy-boosting properties and mineral content, 
 
Assam tea is a beverage that nourishes the body and delights the senses. Whether you are seeking a natural pick-me-up or simply looking to savour a luxurious beverage, buy our Assam tea it is a perfect choice. So go ahead, brew yourself a cup of Motley Brew’s Assam Tea, and bask in the luxury and indulgence that comes with every sip. 
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FAQs

What is Assam tea?

Assam tea is a type of black tea that comes from the Assam region in northeastern India. It is known for its rich, malty flavor and full-bodied taste.

What is Motley Brew Assam tea?

Motley Brew Assam tea is a specific blend of black teas from the Assam region, created by the Motley Brew tea company. It is designed to have a bold, robust flavor and is ideal for drinking with milk and sugar.

How is Motley Brew Assam tea different from other Assam teas?

Motley Brew Assam tea is a carefully crafted blend of different Assam teas, designed to create a unique flavor profile that is both strong and smooth. It is made using only the highest quality tea leaves and is free from any artificial additives or flavors.

How should I prepare Motley Brew Assam tea?

To prepare Motley Brew Assam tea, start by boiling fresh water and letting it cool slightly to around 200-212°F (93-100°C). Place one teaspoon of tea per cup into a tea infuser or strainer, and pour the hot water over the leaves. Steep for 3-5 minutes, depending on your desired strength, and then remove the leaves and enjoy.

Can I add milk and sugar to Motley Brew Assam tea?

Yes, Motley Brew Assam tea is traditionally enjoyed with milk and sugar. The bold, full-bodied flavor of the tea pairs well with the creaminess of milk and the sweetness of sugar or honey. However, it is also delicious when enjoyed black, if you prefer a stronger, more robust flavor.

What is the difference between Lal Chai and Chai Latte?

Lal Chai is red tea without milk, while Chai Latte is milk tea. For Lal Chai, heat water, and once it comes close to a boil, add the tea, and let it simmer on the boil for 3 to 5 minutes as per individual choice. Add sweetener if desired only. A dash of lemon enhances the flavour and transforms the color from deep red to a mellow red. For Chai Latte, steep the tea for about a minute and then add milk in the ratio of 1 part milk to 3 parts waters. Let it simmer on the boil for 3 to 5 minutes depending on a personal choice of strength. Rest it to cool a little and extract maximum flavor. Add a sweetener to taste.

Can I add lemon to Motley Brew's Assam tea?

Yes, adding a few drops of lemon to the infusion alone can enhance the flavor and freshness of the tea. It is best-added post a hearty meal.
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