Black Tea (China)

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China black tea is the completely oxidized leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Known as "red tea" in China, for the color of its infused cup, black tea is hearty and full-flavored, with an inherent sweetness and underlying malty note.

This tea is Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP), which designates whole tender leaves rolled with substantial leaf tips, a guarantee of quality and consistency in both color and flavor.

Steeping Time:  3-5 minutes 190-209F (87-95C)

NOTE:  All 4-ounce and more packages at shipping in resealable cello bags in lieu of our traditional craft paper packets.

Recipes To Try:

Tea Smoked Chicken Thighs

Sweet Tea Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting

Black Tea Banana Bread

Sweet Tea Fried Chicken

Sweet Tea Oven-Cooked Ribs

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