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Tsar's Samovar Tea

The Cultured Cup Black+

Serving tea from a samovar is a tea ritual practiced in Russia and much of the Middle East. This black tea is sweetened with apples, toasted almonds, and beetroot.

Tea Type or Tisane | Flavors: Black+ | sweet and nutty, the savoriness and red color come from the beetroot

Tea Tips: Serve this tea with any dessert. Delicious with or without a bit of sugar.

Ingredients: China black tea, Germany: apple pieces, almonds, cinnamon, beetroot, flavoring Contains: tree nuts

How to Steep: 2.0 tsp, 8 oz water, 212°F, 4–5 min. 

Fun Fact: A samovar is a large and often elaborate urn-shaped metal container used to boil water for tea. Filled with a strong tea concentrate, a small teapot is placed on top of the samovar. The steam from the boiling water below keeps the tea hot! Beets are a staple of Russian cuisine. 

Similar Tisanes+: For a caffeine-free and kid-friendly alternative, try our Baked Apple Almond.