Turkish Black Tea

[reezay chai]

Although tea started to be grown in North Turkey on the foothills of the Ponte Mountains only during the Second World War, Rize rapidly acquired great popularity in the country as the Turkish way to prepare tea. A red, strongly aromatic, finely ground tea. The dry leaves are first heated in a pot, then steeped in hot water, which produces a dark red-brown infusion in the glass, with a robust taste and a mildly sweet aroma. It is poured from a Turkish pot and served in a glass to which one or two teaspoons of sugar are added. The Turkish enjoy it while smoking a water-pipe Sure to give a lift.


Downtown Asheville
78 N. Lexington Ave
Phone: 828-575-2424

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Sundays 11am to 9pm
West Asheville
707 Haywood Rd
Phone: 828-505-4307

Every day
11am - 7pm