BC Forestea

Loose Leaf Tea | Black

A smoky cup that captures the allure of camping in the wilds of British Columbia.

$9 USD
Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

Afternoon
Pick-Me-Up

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

Contemplative

Contemplative

Blending Notes
  • Aroma

    Sweet, tarry, alluring

  • Palate

    Voluptuous, smokiness

  • Purpose

    Escape into the woods

Ingredients

Estate yunnan tea, meticulously hand-smoked with alder and cherry wood

High Caffeine

BLEND NO. 3527

Sustainability

Our loose leaf is packed in tins that are recyclable and can be disposed of in your blue bin. Our tins are also food-safe and can be repurposed for many things including spices and other dried ingredients. Learn More about sustainability at TEALEAVES.

Shipping & Delivery

Our Shipping and Delivery Policies for the US:
Free Standard Shipping on orders over $75.00 to the Contiguous USA. Our Standard Shipping time is 5-10 business days. Our Express Shipping time is 3-5 business days.

Shipping Cut Off Dates:

  • Standard - December 12

  • Express - December 14

A wild wisdom guides. Senses alive. Eyes watchful. Nature's strength personified. A mighty nose inhales while a flecked forest wraps arms around all present.

BC Forestea

A smoky cup that captures the allure of camping in the wilds of British Columbia

About This Blend

The Master Blender for black tea personally supervises the slow, small batch hand-smoking process in our Vancouver blending centre. Alder wood is the dominant note but is often supplemented with local cherry wood and, when available, oak broken down from whiskey casks. This blend, along with the Pu-Erh, is one of the rare, collectible teas that can age, with careful control of humidity and a constant low temperature.

MAKE THE PERFECT CUP OF TEA
TEALEAVES

TEALEAVES
1 Tsp

Water

Water
8 oz

Fire

Fire
210°F

Time

Steep
2-3 Min

Your FAQs, Answered
For BC Forestea

Smoked teas are traditionally black teas that have been hand-smoked over different types of wood, i.e. Pine, Alder, Cherry. The TEALEAVES Master Blender for black tea personally supervises the slow, small batch hand-smoking process in our Vancouver blending centre. Alder wood is the dominant note but is often supplemented with local cherry wood and, when available, oak broken down from whiskey casks. This blend, along with the Pu-Erh, is one of the rare, collectible teas that can age, with careful control of humidity and a constant low temperature.

Our Master Blender chooses Yunnan, or Dian Hong, as the base for our BC Forestea. Dian, which refers to the ancient name for Yunnan Province, is a broad-leafed black tea. Yunnan teas are known for their smooth, sophisticated often cocoa or tobacco-like flavor profile.

Black tea should be steeped for 2-3 minutes at a temperature of 210°F or 99°C.

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