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Black Dragon Pearls be a rare, hand-rolled variety of black tea with a smooth, rich 'n chocolatey taste. Hailin' from thar Yunnan province, this black tea version of yonder popular Dragon Pearl be comprised of only ye highest quality leaves 'n buds, expertly rolled into a large pearl-like shape. Black Dragon Pearls be naturally sweet 'n smooth, with a touch of earthiness. Subtle cocoa notes whisper gently as each pearl unfurls, deliverin' a superior tea experience not to be missed. We suggest usin' 2-3 pearls per cup fer te' fullest flavor.

This tea contains a high level of caffeine | Steep at 212° for 3-5 minutes.
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Teabags

teabags

Our teabags contain the same high-quality tea as our loose-tea offerings. Their pyramid shape gives the leaves plenty of room to unfurl and infuse, placing more flavor in each cup. Enjoy the superior flavor of gourmet tea with the convenience of a disposable bag.

teabags
15 full leaf pyramids
$24
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Fresh From Origin

Yunnan be thar name of yonder Southern Chinese province borderin' Vietnam. Tis' believed to be ye birthplace of tea, 'n te' oldest wild growin' tea tree (never pruned to be bush height) be 'bout 1,700 years old. Yunnan's most senior cultivated tree be a relative youngster - a mere 800 years old. These be thar large leafed tea varieties - Camellia sinensis assamica - which be also found in India. Yunnan also has yonder distinction of producin' more black tea than any other part of China, although tis' a relative newcomer to this variety. Black tea was first produced here in 1939, 'n be distinguished by tis' unique peppery, earthy 'n sometimes cocoay flavor.

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i was wondering about the caffeine in this tea. i am trying to find the highest for my morning tea. thx
Asked by Heather Wilhelm
on March 6th, 2017
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