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Puttabong is a tea estate in Darjeeling in Northern India. Puttabong is a black tea with whole and even sized leaves and a scattering of golden leaves. Puttabong is a beautiful garden in Darjeeling, dating back to 1848. Puttabong includes some of the first seedlings taken by Robert Fortune from China. After standing, Puttabong tea is a light orange colour, its taste is woody and mild. Puttabong can be enjoyed at any time of the day and is best drunk without anything added.


  • Quantity: 1 teaspoon (2½ g) per cup or person
  • Water: 85oC (185oF)
  • Brew time: 4 - 5 minutes