Ahmad Darjeeling Tea

A local Indian food store sells Ahmad Tea London, Darjeeling Tea. It is quite inexpensive, it¹s eight dollars for a 200 gram tin.
So, I¹m wondering if anyone here is familiar with this tea, and if it¹s any good?
Thanks for your help.
Larry
-- Larry Weil Lake Wobegone, NH
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Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH
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Larry Weil
Ahmad in the 500g cardboard version is still $5. Its one of the penny/ gram teas Ive talked about in the past. You are getting a tin so less tea and higher price. The Arabic stores dont rip people off. My Arabic stores dont carry the tins anymore. Once upon a time Arabic tins were the standard. Dont be afraid to use more tea at that price per pot for a bigger bolder broader taste you cant find in finicky Darjeeling estate teas. You can get a good second infusion but its not like it is expensive. If you like going back to the roots you can find 2 pennies/gram Lipton India Connoisseur Darjeeling which is my benchmark for taste and price. There are different tastes in blended cheap brands Darjeeling like the expensive single estate versions. Jim > A local Indian food store sells Ahmad Tea London, Darjeeling Tea. =A0It i= s > quite inexpensive, it=B9s eight dollars for a 200 gram tin. > > So, I=B9m wondering if anyone here is familiar with this tea, and if it= =B9s > any good? > > Thanks for your help. > > Larry > > -- > Larry Weil > Lake Wobegone, NH
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>A local Indian food store sells Ahmad Tea London, Darjeeling Tea. It is >quite inexpensive, it¹s eight dollars for a 200 gram tin. > >So, I¹m wondering if anyone here is familiar with this tea, and if it¹s >any good?
Ahmad is a popular tea blender that makes several sort of mid-grade blends for the Indian and Mideast markets.
Try it. It's probably got some darjeeling in it, though I doubt everything in the box is actually from Darjeeling.
I never found any of the Ahmad blends to be any better than the other midrange Indian teas, but I never found them to be much worse either. --scott -- "C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
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"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
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