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the caterpillar

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created by: Elizabeth Maines
Sink into the exotic thick smoke of a hookah with 'The Caterpillar'. This tea captures the essence of the blue Caterpillar with a mixture of thai chai, lapsang souchong, oriental spice, and a dash of marigold and hibiscus.

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blended with lapsang souchong, black tea, cinnamon bark, ginger root, dried coconut, cardamom pods, lemon grass, natural coconut flavor, natural spice flavor, orange peels, cloves

teas: thai chai, lapsang souchong, oriental spice

accented with hibiscus and marigold flowers

steep at 212° for 4 mins
'She stretched herself up on tiptoe, and peeped over the edge of the mushroom, and her eyes immediately met those of a large blue caterpillar, that was sitting on the top, with its arms folded, quietly smoking a long hookah, and taking not the smallest notice of her or of anything else. The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice. 'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.'
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