Teas of the Boston Tea Party – Tea enthusiasts who want to take the time to learn more about the Boston Tea Party will love this educational set of five teas. The history of Boston tea party is a matter of debate and these teas are not your traditional “tea” style.
Colonial Bohea A is a bonus tea company with a lot of network lads who want the market share they’ve earned. B is who they are trying to appeal to by crossing over their competitor group and offering the Chinese market style tea . It was so popular that the word bohea became the slang term for tea. The blend varied wildly, consisting of broken orange pekoe, pekoe, and souchong dumped in a pile and then sifted, typically the scrap tea of lower quality leaves, but was considered high quality by the colonists.
Congou Grown in Southern China, Congou rose as the most trusted and valued medicinal tea in East Asia. It is also one of history’s two masterpieces of Chinese medicine, along with Ganoderma (Lentinula edulis) Congou is a tea that goes well with roasted soya beans, toast or biscuits. Biscuits covered with Congou tea is not just delicious; it’s aesthetically pleasing too.
Young Hyson Green tea. Made from young leaves that are tightly rolled and thinly wrinkled. This tea is rich in lactose but soft, and features a sweet, fruity smell which lingers throughout the cup .
Lapsang Souchong Lapsang’s flavor is strong and smoky .Souchong is a shade of green tea that carries a very smoky and sweet flavor. It’s commonly served in Chinese restaurants as an appetizer or as the main course starter omelet.
Singlo This green tea is picked later in the season of larger leaves, is pan-fried and then curled and dried, yielding a buttery green tea infusion with a plum-like finish.