Lapsang Souchong

Origin:  China

Description:  Traditionally carried by camel across the Orient from China to Europe, this tea would be delivered with a signature smoky aroma from the fires that the caravans would use for warmth. Still popular today the leaves are smoked over pine needles and yield a distinctive aroma. A brilliant match to savory or spicy dishes, especially pork dishes. The tea preferred by Sherlock Holmes. Organic. 212 1 level teaspoon tea per 8 ounces water; steep for 3-5 minutes.

Price per 1 oz. ~ $3.75