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Russian Caravan is a blended of Llapsang Souchong with Assam black tea. Lapsang souchong tea leaves are dried in bamboo baskets over pine fires. The Russian Caravan is a medium strong tea that has a smoky aroma and a hint of malt flavor. This tea is perfect for dinner parties. Historically, the Russian Caravan tea was the most important drink after vodka in Russia. During the time of Czar, chest of tea would travel on camelback from China to Moscow. This tea was famous for the smoky smell of the campfire it would absorb along the journey.
Here is Pu erh... completely different flavor... more nutty and no smoky