At Storm, a small family business established in 2010, the business was built on four simple pillars: amazing flavours, consideration for tea farmers and their staff, care for the planet and care for our general wellbeing.
The flavour revolution has happened with beer and coffee and now the team at Storm are on a mission to shake up the tea industry in the same way....a Storm is Brewing!
What Storm have to say about their Orange Pekoe Organic Green Tea:
Our green leaf tea comes from the organic Thotulagalla Tea Garden which is part of the Greenfield Estate in the Uva Highlands of Sri Lanka. High up in the mountains the tender young leaves are carefully plucked before being steamed and pan fired. The result is a light and pleasing flavour with hints of summer meadows and sweet tobacco.
To create their green tea, the leaves are carefully hand plucked by an army of colourfully dressed women who skilfully pick the top two leaves and buds. The leaves are delivered to the factory where they are immediately steamed for around 60 seconds. This adds tenderness to the leaves and allows them to release their enzymes. The leaf is then pan fired to avoid any fermentation which would otherwise turn the tea to Oolong or black tea. After ten to fifteen minutes of drying the leaf is graded according to leaf sizes.
These classical green orange pekoe leaves are long and twisted with a uniform green hue. The flavour is subtle with mild vegetal notes and underlying sweetness. There are nuances of grassiness on the finish.
3g or 1 teaspoon per 250ml water
Brew Temperature: 70-80 C
Infusion Time: 3 to 4 mins