F*king strong in caffeine but mellow in flavor, with a god@mn balance of warming spices and a sweet f*cking hint of citrus. Like our favorite politician, this tea is to be enjoyed, but never underestimated.
This tea contains a high level of caffeine | Steep at 212° for 3 minutes.
Avasarala quickly became one of my most favorite characters ever. Politically savvy, impatient with bureaucracy although adept at it, dedicated to saving lives, and freely utilizing the language of a sailor. Her no-nonsense approach, both as a woman and as an elderly person, is delightful to read. And since she's an avid caffeinated tea-drinker in the books, I wanted to honor her with a pairing of two black teas that balance each other well. And then, of course, ginger for her fiery temper.