Assam Dikom tea

Rated 4.53 out of 5 based on 17 customer ratings
(17 customer reviews)

£5.92£14.25

  • Assam Dikom tea: a well made Assam.
  • Having a wiry leaf with golden flowery tips.
  • A traditional malty, yet light flavour.
  • Produces a richly coloured and malty infusion. The flavour is brisk, bright and lightly sweet.
  • The Dikom tea garden is based in the south-east of the Assam region in India’s north east.

 

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Description

Assam Dikom tea: a well made Assam.

Having a wiry leaf with golden flowery tips and traditional malty, yet light flavour, Assam Dikom tea produces a richly coloured and malty infusion . The flavour is brisk and bright and lightly sweet. Use one teaspoon per cup and one for the pot with freshly boiling water and infuse for five minutes.

Assam is one of the most important tea producing regions of the world. The Dikom tea garden is based in the south-east of the Assam region in India’s north east and here is the native home of Camelia Assamica. The Sessa river flows 1,800 miles from the Himalayas to the Ganges and goes through the Dikom tea estate. The Bodo-Kacharies tribe named this estate Dikom because they found the water uniquely sweet. In the Bodo language “Di” means water and “Kom” means sweet. The garden is planted in 70% clones which contributes to the complexity of the Dikom tea. Dikom is considered one of Assam’s best tea estates.

Tea from Grey’s Teas

Our teas are loose leaf and we specialise in large leaf grades. All are made using traditional orthodox methods. Our teas are from named tea gardens or defined areas of origin.

Sourcing our tea

Assam Dikom tea has been chosen for its distinctive, balanced flavour, aroma and appearance. Our tea is carefully sourced from long-established shippers. We can therefore guarantee the quality and origin of each tea and that it conforms to UK food and drink health regulations and our own demanding grading requirements.

The benefits of loose leaf tea

This loose leaf tea enables the full flavour characteristics of the tea to infuse. This tea is chosen for its high grade which imparts the flavour and aroma characteristics for which this tea is best known. A little extra time is necessary when infusing large leaf grades but you will be rewarded with a superior, more balanced cup. You will be well rewarded for your patience!

Packing options

There are generally several packing options to choose from. These are 60 grams, 125 grams and 250 grams, the default being 125 grams in a packet. Our silver-coloured packets are a triple laminate of paper, foil and cellophane, specifically designed for tea. Alternatively, you can select a tin caddy for your tea. These square, silver coloured caddies have hinged lids. Again, 60 gram, 125 gram and 250 gram options are generally available as options which can be selected from the drop-down list. Packets and caddies have full-colour labels.

Delivery options

For delivery our standard shipping is second class post unless you choose an alternative option such as first class post or courier. Free UK shipping is available for orders over £30 and free first class post can be chosen for orders over £50.

Storing your tea

Store your tea with care by ensuring it is stored air-tight, away from heat, light, moisture and strong aromas. Our standard best-before period is one year from packing and all teas are packed to order.

A guide to our tea

At the checkout you may choose to receive a free, full-colour, eight-page guide to our tea. For more information about buying our loose leaf teas see our page How to Buy the Best Loose Leaf Tea.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Packing Option

125 gram packet, 250 gram packet, 125 gram tin, 250 gram tin

17 reviews for Assam Dikom tea

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Sarah Pitt (verified owner)

    This tea tastes sublime. It is quite a light Assam so because I like a stronger brew generally, I leave it to steep for a bit longer. Then it’s just right.

  2. Rated 1 out of 5

    Mr KRZYSTOWSKI (verified owner)

    Excellent service. Product as described. Highly recommend.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sally Henderson (verified owner)

    Product: Yum! Refreshing and full of flavour.
    Service: Excellent fast service – and such delicious tea! Can’t rate them too highly!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tony Turner (verified owner)

    Product: Fourth time that I’ve purchased this now – firm favourite!
    Service: Excellent and quick service again, well packaged item.

  5. Rated 4 out of 5

    Rupert Knowles (verified owner)

    Product:
    Service: The company provides a very efficient service and fills a gap in the market: it is very difficult to buy interesting loose-leaf teas in supermarkets.
    Also the company has not been tempted to follow the current fad for flavoured teas, apart from traditional jasmine and bergamot.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Katherine Ellis (verified owner)

    Product: Lovely tea for breakfast. In fact any time we want a proper cup of tea.
    Service: Received promptly. Arrived in perfect condition.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mark Upton (verified owner)

    Product:
    Service: excellent

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mark Upton (verified owner)

    Product:
    Service: excellent

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    R Taylor

    Product:
    Service: Good range of teas, speedy and safe delivery

  10. Rated 4 out of 5

    Mrs Gillian Lunnon

    Product:
    Service: excellent quick reply and delivery

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    David Stuart Robson (verified owner)

    Product:
    Service: An excellent variety of teas, reasonable prices and delivery makes doing business with Grey’s Teas attractive.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Robert Dixon (verified owner)

    Product:
    Service: very good service

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mr Patrick Chambers

    Product:
    Service: Swift, efficient service

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anthony L Flynn

    Product:
    Service: Great product, fast delivery

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mrs J M Adams

    Product: Good and reliable Assam tea
    Service: Always good service

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    J Adams

    First Class
    This is one of the finest Assams I have tried

  17. Rated 4 out of 5

    S Parton

    This is one of the finest Assams I have tried
    Light tea, perfect after a heavy meal

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