In the 18th century, the long and arduous task of getting tea from China to Europe was no picnic. The six thousand mile journey via camel took at least half a year and was brutally cold. Fortunately for tea lovers today, the bundles of packed tea were very positively affected, believed to take on rich smoky flavors from the nightly camp fires and slowly developing a rich flavor with earthy undertones. Our Russian Caravan is inspired by the story of that original trade route: bold, smoky with a hint of citrus.
Steep 3-5 min at 210°F
smoked black tea, flavor