Teas of the Boston Tea Party
Teas of the Boston Tea Party

Teas of the Boston Tea Party

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Colonial Bohea was by far the largest tea import during colonial times. Sometimes called Bohea Souchong or Lapsang Bohea, the blend originated in China with trade to the British and Dutch East India Companies. Congou Grown in Southern China. The word Congou refers to a tea made with highest mastery or careful skill to produce thin, light strips without breaking the leaves. Young Hyson Green tea. Made from young leaves that are thinly rolled to have a long, twisted appearance that unfurls when brewed. Lapsang Souchong Lapsang's flavor is strong and smoky - meant to complement to the natural taste of black tea, without overpowering. Singlo This green tea is picked later in the season of larger leaves, is pan-fried and then curled and dried, yielding a buttery green tea infusion with a plum-like finish. Size/Type: 5 glass tubes filled with approx. 9-15g of loose tea each. Shelf Life: 3 Years Hand packaged by Oliver Pluff & Co in Charleston, South Carolina.