Black tea with liquorice. A Dutch classic full of nostalgia and a touch of melancholy.
Liquorice is made from the root juice of the Liquorice plant. Although the Dutch are biggest producers and eaters of liquorice in Europe, it is not a Dutch invention. This honor goes to the Italian Giorgio Amarelli, who in 1731, managed to process the carrot juice into liquorice. The Dutch eat about 2 kilos (4.4 lbs) of liquorice per year.
Our liquorice tea is based in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The British began to grow tea on a large scale in the 19th century. Ceylon tea has a refreshing aroma with a hint of citrus. Ceylon tea is often used in blends.
Pay attention! Contains liquorice. Avoid excessive use in combination with high blood pressure.
- Country of origin
- Black tea, Liquorice root, Liquorice, Aroma
- Amount of tea per cup
- 1 - 2 tea spoons
- Indication brewing time
- 3 - 5 minutes
- Temperature water
- 90 ºC - 100 ºC (194 °F - 212 °F)
- Organically grown?
- Liquorice taste, sweet
- Color infusion
- Time of day
- Throughout the day
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