Charleston Colonial Tea - Bohea 4 oz

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Use 3 oz / 80 ml of water
Set water temperature to Boiling
Use 4 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 45 sec
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“It is a Bohea morning! Loving the smokey notes in this one. I still can’t get over how big some of the leaves are. I did end up transferring to a tin, just because I have my doubts about the...” Read full tasting note
“Okay this is a tea I never would have tried if it didnt come in something like the traveling tea box. This tea is interesting, and its not nearly as strong as a lapsang souchong tea, its much more...” Read full tasting note


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

About Oliver Pluff & Company

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