YES this is REAL tea! Dark! Brooding! Important. Groundbreaking. Check out the ingredients: BLACK TEA! NO GREENS! CONTINUED DARK TEA! MORE DARK TEA! Get it? A LITTLE BIT OF SPICE! OTHER TEAS THAT ARE DARK! You get it, that's just the first verse! BLACK TEA! NO GREENS! SWEETENER AND MILK! Kinda makes it better.
This tea contains a high level of caffeine | Steep at 190° for 3 minutes.