Assam is one of the largest tea producing areas in the world, and is home to many of the best black teas of India, including Malty Assam. Malty Assam is a tea produced from a very specific tea plant, called Camellia Assamia, a tea plant with larger leaves.
Tea leaves grown to make Malty Assam undergo a very specific process. Newly sprouted leaves are plucked and withered over warm air to remove some of the moisture. They are then rolled very delicately. Once they have oxidized, they are baked as a final step.
Malty Assam is a very rich and malty (as mentioned in the name) black tea. It has a slight caramel sweetness to it as well. You can come down to Incahoots and try a pot of this delicious tea, or buy it in bulk for $45 a pound!