Assam is synonymous with tea. Yet in India, the production of tea began just two centuries ago. Up until recently, Assam was mostly producing mass-market black tea. Despite being relatively new on the scene, Assam black tea enjoys a massive popularity.
Assam black tea has a malt-like taste. It’s full-bodied flavour makes it a great addition to tea blends. With a considerable caffeine content, Assam tea can be bitter, with hints of chocolate and cocoa.