Black Orthodox Tea
Orange Pekoe (OP)-Fancy looking containing very tightly rolled leaf resulting in very attractive twisted and wiry appearance. However contains no tips and is thin and light in liquors.
Black Orthodox tea brings out the most complex and subtle multi-layered flavor of loose leaf teas. It’s grades are lighter than the granular CTC. Orthodox tea is generally known for being more nuanced and complex than CTC tea. Orthodox teas are manufactured using the traditional method of gradually rolling leaf into smaller particles. The orthodox method uses a process that preserves the integrity and flavor of the tea leaf throughout all stages of production. Whole tea leaves are carefully rolled or shaped. Kenyan Black orthodox teas are aromatic and produce great liquor flavors