The Makaibari Tea CollectionEnjoy the Spirit of the Himalayas in a Cup! Makaibari is Darjeeling's oldest Tea Garden, and one of its most famous. Every Makaibari Tea is Certified Organic, Fair Trade and Biodynamic. We're the exclusive US distributor of Makaibari, and as a result we get the newest harvests first.

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    • Makaibari 1st Flush 2017 - The Prize Crop of Darjeeling, Exclusive to us! - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Teas
    • Makaibari 1st Flush 2017

      Enjoy the fresh bouquet! The prize crop of Darjeeling, the champagne of teas - this is first flush 2017 - slightly astringent, excellent leaf style, and an appealing floral tone to the cup. Enjoy the spirit of the Himalayas - Organic, Biodynamic & Fair Trade. Use 1 tsp. leaf  per  8...

      $ 7.50
    • Makaibari 1st Flush 2016 - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari 1st Flush 2016

      Still wonderful, but the 2017 harvest is here.  So for all of you who love low prices, here's a great value.  Enjoy 2016 Makaibari first flush at a discount!  Certified Organic & Fair Trade.   Use 1 tsp. leaf  per  8 oz. cup.   Pour boiling water over leaves.   Steep...

      $ 11.00
    • Makaibari 2nd Flush 2017 - Exclusive Darjeeling Tea, only the Finest - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea New Products
    • Makaibari 2nd flush 2017

      We were able to procure 2017 second flush teas before the political turmoil in the area shut down the gardens.  Let's hope a settlement is reached soon.  Meanwhile, enjoy this muscatel selection. The classic coppery hue to the infused leaf is very noticeable in this lot along  with a pleasant pungency...

      $ 6.30
    • Makaibari 2nd Flush-previous season - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari 2nd Flush-previous season

      Still wonderful but alas, this year's stock is now in! This is from the previous 2016 season - A classic 2nd flush muscatel tea from the Makaibari Estate - the pioneers of biodynamic tea farming in the world. This tea has a pronounced floral bouquet, with nutty and pungent notes in...

      $ 8.00
    • Makaibari Autumnal - A mellow Black Tea from the end of the season - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari Autumnal

      A mellow tea from the later part of the season from an estate known for its commitment to sustainable agriculture. A very easy tea to enjoy! Stronger than 1st or 2nd flush teas. Can tolerate some milk. Use 1 generous tsp. leaf per 8 oz. cup.Pour boiling water over leaves.Steep...

      $ 5.50
    • North Point - Org/Fair Trade - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • North Point - Org/Fair Trade

      Our house Organic Darjeeling blend of spring and autumn harvests. Just the right body - not too floral, not too astringent, medium cup but with the characteristic light Darjeeling note. Organic, Fair Trade & priced right. Use 1 generous tsp. leaf per 8 oz. cup.Pour boiling water over leaves.Steep 3.5...

      $ 7.40
    • Makaibari Green, Long Leaf, O/FT - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari Green, Long Leaf, O/FT

      This tea has all the benefits of a green tea with the characteristic Darjeeling floral note. Beautiful long leaf. Naturally sweet, very easy to enjoy!  Similar in profile to the Makaibari silver-tipped Green. The purest green tea we know. And unlike some other Green teas, this one has no bitterness...

      $ 6.10
    • Makaibari Oolong - Org/F Trade - Oolong Tea with the characteristic Darjeeling floral note - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari Oolong - Org/F Trade

      An Oolong with the characteristic Darjeeling floral note. Try something different. Beautiful leaf style - long, well-rolled with a medium oxidation. An uncommon India Oolong. Use 1 Tbsp. of leaf per 8 oz. cup.  Let boiling water cool slightly before pouring over leaves.  Steep 3 mins.  Can be re-infused.  Milk...

      $ 6.10
    • Makaibari Oriental Beauty - Limited Edition organic black tea homage to the celebrated Formosa Gran Oolong Fancy leaf style - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari Oriental Beauty

      Exquisite Limited Edition Tea!  This is Makaibari's homage to the celebrated Formosa Grand Oolong Fancy leaf style, sometimes known as Oriental Beauty or White-tipped Amber Oolong.  Notice the carefully manufactured long leaf style with white/silver tips which is the characteristic requirement of this style.  It is mild and floral in the...

      $ 12.00
    • Makaibari Silver Tips - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari Silver Tips

      Renowned! A complex but delicate cup, floral with a mellow note. Characteristic long leaves with a nice curl, interspersed with silver tips. Certified Organic, Biodynamic & Fair Trade. Featured on Masterpiece Theatre & NCIS Los Angeles! Drink the best! Use 1 Tbsp. of leaf per 8 oz. cup. Steep 3-3.5...

      $ 9.00
    • Makaibari Silver Tips Imperial - Organic Limited Reserve White Tea - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Makaibari Silver Tips Imperial

      Indulge in a cup of our record-breaking Makaibari Silver Tips Imperial. This is Limited Reserve. Only 20 kgs. of this lot were manufactured and we have a limited 5 kgs. (11 lbs.) This is DJ 158/2014, procured through a private sale. Specially packaged in 1 ounce lots. When it's gone,...

      $ 60.00
    • Afternoon Delight, Org/ FT - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Afternoon Delight, Org/ FT

      A blend of Indian Organic & Fair Trade black teas, mellow and naturally floral - good with just a drop of milk. A smooth, mild cup with Organic Darjeeling & Nilgiri teas - just the right strength. Not too strong. While away your afternoon! To learn more about Breakfast Tea...

      $ 4.50
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