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A taste of tea history! Bohea, a slightly smoky black tea, was once enjoyed by George and Martha Washington at their Mt. Vernon plantation. It was also one of two teas thrown into Boston Harbor during the Boston Tea Party.
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- 1 tsp per 8 oz of water, 212°F, 3-5 min
- The first lightly smoked tea, this smooth and rustic black tea is less smoky than Lapsang Souchong or Russian Caravan.
- Renowned for its delicate balance and calmer woody flavor, Bohea is full-bodied with a touch of pine smoke.
- A remarkable and historic tea grown high in the Wuyi mountains of China, Bohea is sure to provide a new experience for those who are familiar with smoked teas, as well as those who aren't!
- China was the first country to invent black tea, which probably happened by accident en route to trade-posts in Europe.
- Before the Revolutionary War, George and Martha Washington purchased 6 pounds of this tea from England annually.
- Salads with blue cheese
- Hamburgers or sliders
- Toasted cheese sandwiches
- Barbecued chicken, pork or beef
- Chinese, Hunan or Szechuan cuisine
- Spicy Thai, Indian or Korean cuisine
- Red meat or wild game
- Indian rice pudding
China, Fujian Province black tea: 100%