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Colonial Bohea

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  • Spoon 1 tsp Per Cup
  • Kettle 195°F
  • Timer 5-Mar Min

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Drink a bit of history...
Bohea tea, (pronounced “Boo-hee” - was by far the largest tea import during colonial times. Sometimes called Bohea Souchong or Lapsang Bohea, the blend originated in China with trade to the British and Dutch East India Companies. It was so popular that the word bohea became the slang term for tea. The blend varied wildly, consisting of broken orange pekoe, pekoe, and souchong dumped in a pile and then sifted, typically the scrap tea of lower quality leaves, but was considered high quality by the colonists. 

In the Boston Tea Party, 242 chests of Bohea were destroyed.

Limited Release

Drink a bit of history...
Bohea tea, (pronounced “Boo-hee” - was by far the largest tea import during colonial times. Sometimes called Bohea Souchong or Lapsang Bohea, the blend originated in China with trade to the British and Dutch East India Companies. It was so popular that the word bohea became the slang term for tea. The blend varied wildly, consisting of broken orange pekoe, pekoe, and souchong dumped in a pile and then sifted, typically the scrap tea of lower quality leaves, but was considered high quality by the colonists. 

In the Boston Tea Party, 242 chests of Bohea were destroyed.

Price: $6.00

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1oz$6.00
2oz$12.00
4oz(20% off)$19.20
8oz(35% off)$31.20
16oz(45% off)$52.80
Packaging Options
Gift Tin w/ Label$4.00Holds approx. 4oz. of this tea.
Extra Label$.50For your own tin (3.75" x 2.4")
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