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. Earl Gray is an early 19th-century blend of fully fermented black teas with a tangy, pungent note introduced by bergamot orange oil. It is especially popular as a breakfast tea. Earl Grey was introduced in England in the early 1800's. The recipe was discovered and went into production by the 1830's. It was named after the 2nd Earl Grey, British Prime Minister in the 1830's.
- .5oz. net weight (14g) teabags
- 24 month shelf life
- Packaged in Charleston, South Carolina
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.
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not loose tea
This was a package of 6 tea bags for nearly $12 !! Unbelievable!!! No tea is worth that price. ***Response from The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg: We are sorry that you were not happy with this product and will review the product listing for accuracy. Please contact Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can assist you directly. ***