Customer Reviews (6)

Review by S. Cothrell
Overall Character
This tea is easy to brew strong without getting bitter. I use it for making iced tea in the summer since it is strong enough to dilute well with the melting ice. It is also good, hot, on a cold winter morning, when you need a good pick-up. Original Review Submitted: 8/27/08 (Posted on 10/25/2017)
Review by J PB
Overall Character
A strong, robust tea with a very full body. Russians traditionally made exceptionally strong tea which was placed above the samovar in a small teapot. Hot water from the samovar was added with a small amount of concentrated tea into the teacup. This tea gets its inspiration from the strong teas of old Russia and makes a serious cup of tea. Original Review Submitted: 3/21/08 (Posted on 10/25/2017)
Review by Peter
Overall Character
A friend introduced me to this tea when I was in graduate school in the 1970's. I have been enjoying it ever since, probably my favorite tea. Original Review Submitted: 3/27/17 (Posted on 10/25/2017)

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Russian Caravan

Our take on the centuries old tea blend that was so sought after in Russia that special caravans were commissioned to personally deliver it to the Czar. A beguiling blend of black teas that brews into a pleasing cup of tea. Our blend contains no smoky aromas.

Brewing Tips: Our Russian Caravan tea should be made with cold, filtered water that has been brought to a rolling boil (205-212° F). Using one rounded teaspoon of loose tea or one teabag for each cup required, pour the boiling water over the tea leaves. Russian Caravan tea should be steeped for 4-5 minutes. Once the ideal brewing time has been reached, the leaves should be removed to prevent further steeping. Decant and enjoy!


How Much Tea Do I Need?
1 pound of loose leaf tea will make approximately 160 cups of brewed tea
8 ounces of loose leaf tea will make approximately 80 cups of brewed tea
4 ounces of loose leaf tea will make approximately 40 cups of brewed tea


Availability: In stock

Product Name Price Qty
Russian Caravan - 1 lb. Tin
$21.50
Russian Caravan - 1 lb. Refill Bag
$19.50
Russian Caravan - 8 oz. Tin
$13.95
Russian Caravan - 8 oz. Refill Bag
$11.95
Russian Caravan - 4 oz. Tin
$8.50
Russian Caravan - 15 ct. Teabags
$8.50

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Russian Caravan - Sample
$2.50