Dilmah, as a tea specialty brand asal Sri Lanka, comes with tea boutique concept high-end bernama t Lounge by Dilmah. In cooperation with the Huize van Wely in Pacific Place Jakarta, Lounge by Dilmah t open outlets only in Indonesia since June 2015. Erly Eliawati told BARECA Magazine interrupted his work as Vice President Director Dilmah Tea Indonesia.
"Of the total 100 Dilmah tea more variants in the world, t Lounge in Jakarta has about 20 varian t series by Dilmah which can be a connoisseur of tea all day option. Varian t series spearhead t Lounge as a pioneer creations tea gastronomy boutique of Indonesia,"Eliawati Erly open a conversation.
Stand by Dilmah t Lounge provides a variant category Gourmet Leaf Tea, Designer Gourmet Tea, Very Special Rare Tea (VSRT), dan Extra Special Very Special Rare Tea (VSRT) which can be selected consumers.
Education regarding Indonesian perceptions about tea rated Erly is important. "We do not know why the tea to be expensive, people think it's tea as instant tea and so on. Yet the sensation of drinking quality tea was clearly different. Serving food with tea drinks tea should know what is right as pairing-new. We educate to inspire!"Erly confirms.
Creation Tea Mocktail
connoisseurs tea mocktail and tea cocktail The T Lounge by Dilmah will be pampered with a variety of teas available and the unique creations. Chai Chai choose dan Speculatte (brilliant breakfast mixed with ground speculaas spice, condensed milk, orange zest) served warm, Serta choose Iced Tea dan Chamomile Spritzer (cold brew herbal infusion) constitute signature tea mocktail which also became a favorite.
One dish tea mocktail unique t Lounge by Dilmah is the Bergamot Iced Tea. enjoy 'two tea in the same time’ the uniqueness of the dish tea mocktail this. This drink is formulated from mixture Earl grey tea, lavender syrup, lemon, and apple juice and then poured dry ice which had previously been sprayed jasmine green tea hot. The sensation of inhaling and enjoy a combination of both types of tea is very interesting.
Erly explained that pairing tea mocktail or tea should serve as palette cleansing, to prepare us to further enjoy the next food dish. Tea mocktail with content white tea which soft, fits perfectly with fish dishes. As for the category strong food such as grilled chicken, satay, rendang, match when juxtaposed with strong tea like black tea.
For dessert, for example, chocolate in-pairing with hot tea (not cold / heat), s-boost flavor note even after taste content of chocolate. In addition, tea mocktail also very able to serve as a companion drink on afternoon tea and high tea.
For tea cocktail, Lounge by Dilmah t also innovates with the process infuse spirit to tea for a few hours. This process will change the color and produce the aroma 'air tea-vodka’.
One of the menu tea cocktail unique and light, G & Tea, formulated from mixture dry Gin, Sencha green tea, and cucumber. "Key tea mocktail or tea cocktail maximum is another ingredient in the mix should not be overpower from its own tea flavor,"So close conversation Erly.
Author : Yohanes Christ
Photographers : Kanno Sardella