3-Crown Russian Tea

Fully oxidized tea leaves for a robust cup.

3-Crown Russian Tea

Postby JM » Dec 5th, '08, 21:26

What is it?

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Postby RussianSoul » Dec 5th, '08, 22:08

I feel that I should know, but I don't :( .

I am familiar with some blends called Russian, because for a while I was searching for a black tea blend resembling Russian Railroad tea (as it was called in the old country) and bought a number of them. I never heard of this one. I Googled it, it is not very common and comes in tea bags, but you probably know this already. Since it is bags, I probably won't buy it myself.

Have you tried it?

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Postby JM » Dec 6th, '08, 10:40

Someone gave me a bag of it a long time ago but I don't remember anything about it, which maybe telling, but I found a box of it last night while shopping for the 3-Crown peppermint.

I'll just take the plunge and pick some up next week, I'll let you know how it turns out.

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Postby Janine » Dec 6th, '08, 10:53

Beecrofter was telling me about a place in Connecticut that is a nursery with formal gardens and teashop... included in their inventory are teas by a Parisian tea company called Kousmichoff which seems to specialize in Russian teas. One of their teas is called Troika - I don't know if this could be related to what you are asking for.

Here's the webpage
http://www.sundialgardens.com/tea.htm#Anchor42

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Postby JM » Dec 6th, '08, 14:00

Thanks, I'll check it out.

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Re: 3-Crown Russian Tea

Postby apimom » Dec 15th, '11, 07:53

Quite an old post but this tea in bags and really leftover crumbles in the most un-inspiring package and a VERY low price is pretty good. I have a hard time finding it as a few stores discontinued it. Best the way I grew up: sugar and lemon. It is a nice colour and 1 bag makes a whole can nicely.

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