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Nilgiri Black Tea – Tiger Hill Estate


Nilgiri has enough body to be used as a British-style breakfast tea, and the natural sweetness allows for it to be enjoyed without the milk and sugar!

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Tea Description

Nilgiri Black Tea comes from the Blue Hills of Nilgiri India. This tea, a medium-bodied tea with full flavor. Enjoy the nicely balanced natural sweetness of Nilgiri, notable in teas from this region. This tea is from Tiger Hill Estate

Nilgiri has enough body to be used as a British-style breakfast tea. The natural sweetness of Nilgiri allows you to enjoy the tea flavor. Enjoy Nilgiri tea without added milk or sugar.

Nilgiri is a favorite with iced tea enthusiasts because it doesn’t cloud. Therefore this tea stays clear and bright in the cup or glass!

Tea Flavor Profile

This tea has a natural sweetness (almost fruity) profile. As the growing season and monsoon seasons are nearly identical, many compare the flavor of Nilgiri Black Tea to Ceylon grown tea. Use Nilgiri as the base for your kombucha scobi, because the medium-bodied sweetness makes a most flavorful end product.

Nilgiri Black Tea Brewing

Brew one teaspoon leaves to one cup of 205° F good quality water for 4-5 minutes.

Nilgiri tea is one of our favorites because you may brew longer than most black teas, with no worries about becoming overly astringent.


*Tea-For-All sources this tea from a certified organic facility. Because Tea-For-All facilities are not certified, we cannot use the USDA certification on our labels.

Additional information


1 oz (try me) about 15 cups, 4 oz about 60 cups, 16 oz about 250 cups, 14 tea bags, 8 oz about 125 cups