Charleston Colonial Tea - Bohea 4 oz
Oliver Pluff & Co. – Bohea 4oz
Description: A black tea blend of pekoe, orange pekoe, and souchong (lightly smoked) tea leaves. Bohea (pronounced “Boo-Hee”) was the most popular tea among the colonial Americans and for a time the word bohea was even substituted as the word for tea in general. In colonial times, this tea was typically a blend of cheaper grade teas, although it was considered a high quality tea.
Notes: Smoky, winey, warm. Lighter smoky flavor than lapsang souchong.
History: In the Boston Tea Party, 1586 chests of Bohea were destroyed.
Size/Weight: 4 oz Loose Tea, sealed in highest quality 100% cotton envelope
Shelf Life: 24 Months
Blended by hand and packaged in Charleston, South Carolina