Andean Chocolate Mint (Colombia)

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2 oz. (25 cups) or 8 oz. (100 cups)

Made for the holidays, good year-round. This Colombian black tea tastes like December with peppermint, cloves and cacao husks and nibs. It's for tea drinkers, chocolate lovers and peppermint enthusiasts alike. All locally grown, with tea coming from high in Colombia's western cordillera of the Andes Mountains and cacao from the coastal region of Tumaco. It's not a flavor you'll soon forget!

Brewing instructions
Amount: 2 grams of loose tea per cup of water (a pinch)
Temperature: 212 ̊ (A full, rolling boil)
Steep time: 3 - 3.5 minutes

About Our Colombian Tea

Long known for its coffee, Colombia grappled with consistent armed conflict for more than 50 years—until 2016. Now, Colombia is experimenting with tea.

Our high-grown, hand-picked Colombian teas are cultivated at over 6,000 feet in the mist-capped Andes Mountains. The tea is grown in rich, deep, young volcanic soil that naturally promotes lush plant growth. Its nearness to the equator and consistent climate result in tasty, delicate tea-tips throughout the year. The farm from which we import, outside the town of Bitaco, is the only one of its kind in Colombia. It sits alongside a protected rain forest and the estate works with the Agricola Himalaya Foundation on social development of families in the community. Our Colombian teas are Certified Organic and UTZ Certified for sustainability.