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. Peppermint caffeine-free herbal tea steeps to become a lightly sweet, crisp, aromatic, and very refreshing herbal tea. Jonas Hanway, an 18th century British author, derided tea for its "sundry evils" and extolled herbal tea as an alternative. Peppermint was first classified in 1753, and was grown in colonial American gardens.
- 20 sachets in canister
- White and glossy black tea tin
- Canister: 5¼"H
- 24 month shelf life
- Packaged in Charleston, South Carolina
- WILLIAMSBURG exclusive!