Our loose leaf decaf Ceylon is decaffeinated from premium quality hand-picked leaves that give a slightly tangy & fairly strong (though fully de-caffeinated) aromatic cup wi...
Our loose leaf decaf Ceylon is decaffeinated from premium quality hand-picked leaves that give a slightly tangy & fairly strong (though fully de-caffeinated) aromatic cup with a bright clear topaz shade to the liquor. The leaves are still imbued with plenty of flavour so be careful not to overdose the pot.
CTC not OP or BOP
The decaf Ceylon is a very different looking leaf to the Ceylon OP that regulars may be familiar with. This is because the decaf process works better with a CTC grade, which is "Crush - Tear - Curl" rather than the more random and varied large leaf of the Ceylon OP that we have in our other Ceylon canister. So, it is a pretty high quality tea, several grades up from the ever popular, full bodied Ceylon BOP
Stretching the Supply Chain
The quality control standards for the tea that goes through the de-caffeination process are so high that we have been known to run out of stock when our importers reject a batch. This was before the chaos caused by Covid and Brexit, so, let's hope we're well-covered for the foreseeable future and we can try to calm things down with a gentle cup of your favourite decaffeinated tea.
Watching the Caffeine Levels
So, if you've had to strike caffeine off your list, for whatever reason, this decaf Ceylon gives you the opportunity to visit the full complement of flavours from the Island of Tea, without any adverse effects. Alternatively if you've reached your caffeine levels for the day but still fancy a cuppa then this is the answer. It is a rich, tangy, refreshing brew with a beautiful beguiling topaz liquor, that ticks all the boxes bar one...