Russian Caravan Tea

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Russian Caravan Tea or Caravan Tea is a blend of orthodox China black teas, with a hint of smokiness. This is meant to mimic or hint at the smoke that would have infused the teas as they were transported overland from China to Europe. Typical Russian Caravan teas should include Keemun, Lapsang Souchong and Yunnan teas.

Infusion

  • Quantity: 1 teaspoon (2½ g) per cup or person
  • Water: 90oC (195oF)
  • Brew time: 3 - 5 minutes