These fine teas, specially blended for Colonial Williamsburg, include varieties that delighted colonial tea enthusiasts. In 1768, colonists consumed more than a million pounds of tea. Their willingness to boycott tea in the 1770s is a testament to their passion for revolution. Oolong (loose tea) a pale yellow brew with a floral, fruity quality reminiscent of peaches and a hint of smoke. The leaves are semi-fermented. This rich, mellow Chinese tea is sometimes called "the champagne of teas."
Loose tea: 2.75 oz in canister or tea bags
Teabags: 20 pillow sachets in canister
White and glossy black tea tin
24 month shelf life
Packaged in Charleston, South Carolina