Congou Black Tea
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Panyang Congou Black Tea

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From the town of Panyang in Northern Fujian province, Congou historically means a China black tea crafted with discipline. This was one of five teas tossed into Boston Harbor in 1773! We package this tea for the Boston Tea Party Ships Museum. Limited qty.
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This historic Chinese black tea was one of the five teas tossed into Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773. We package this tea for the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Elmwood Inn Fine Teas owner Bruce Richardson serves as the tea master for that great museum.

Congou was made in a more disciplined manner than the common Bohea black tea and was higher priced. If you are a fan of China's black teas such as Keemun, you'll appreciate this historic and delicious leaf.

Add milk if you wish for a breakfast tea experience much like Bostonians might have enjoyed in the 1700s.

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W. Sohmer (Hamilton, Ohio) 7/21/2020 12:55 AM
The taste of a classic tea. I enjoy the bold full taste of this tea both hot and iced, no need for sugar or milk in my opinion.
One of the best black teas I've tried
Christi Humphryes (Portland, Maine) 7/24/2017 5:14 PM
I got a sample of this tea during a trip to Boston and the tea party museum. It tasted fantastic but I wasn't able to find it at their gift shop. So I took a picture of the tea and did a google search when I got home. Arrived two days after ordering. It is a little pricey but it is so worth it. I add a little cream and sugar and it's one of if not the best tea I have drank. I am from the south and even my southern friends who enjoy more iced sweet tea enjoy this hot as well. Buy it, you won't be disappointed .
A delicious bit of history
D Schultz (Detroit) 8/3/2016 11:40 AM
I first discovered this tea at the Boston Museum. I was surprised by how good it was. I've made it my regular morning tea.