East Indian Tea

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Notes:  A brisk and malty black tea (Assam Black Tea, Orange Pekoe grade leaf)

History:  When the ship Britannia arrived in Charles Town in November, 1774 with seven chests of East Indian tea, Charles Town tea merchants were “induced” to destroy their own tea by breaking open the chests and dumping them overboard into the Cooper River, an event now known as the Charleston Tea Party.  

Type:  3oz loose tea, sealed in matte black signature tea tin