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Black Metallic: Violet Elderberry Black Tea (15 Tea Bags)

violet elderberry black tea

Rated 4.7 out of 5
Based on 331 reviews

Tastes Like: candied violet, elderberry, incense
Feels Like: stargazing on an empty beach

Our favorite smoky floral afternoon tea. Now in tea bags for the first time This tea that is so uniquely delicious, it makes people leave other brands for good.

Details & Ingredients

The aroma of darkly seductive violet flowers fills the air. In the first sip purple flowers meet dark elderberry and ripe blackberry. This is a magical black, oolong, and smoked tea blend with rich floral and black berry notes. Berry flavors are deepened by slatey tannins. A faint smokiness lingers in the finish, reminiscent of far-off incense and candle smoke from the smoked lapsang souchong tea. A touch of milk softens the tannins and brightens the berry and floral flavors. An elegant tea for afternoon or with a special dessert. A tea for lovers of violet, dark berries, and incense.

  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Non GMO

yunnan black tea, formosa finest oolong tea, taiwanese lapsang souchong black tea, blue mallow flowers, flavors of violet and rose

Quality Standards
August tea is produced in an IFS certified facility and meets stringent EU quality standards. It has been tested for pesticides, heavy metals, and other contaminants so you don't have to worry.

Net weight
53 grams / 1.9 ounces

 Why our tea bags are better

More flavor in every cup

Each August tea bag makes a robust, flavorful cup of tea. The average tea bag has only 2 grams of tea per bag. Ours have 3.5 grams of tea. That's 60% more tea in every bag. More tea = more flavor.

The best ingredients

Our tea uses super premium whole ingredients including whole leaf tea, dried fruit and herbs, and whole spices. Our tea comes from traditional tea estates in the best growing regions on earth. It’s quality you can see, smell, and taste.

100% Plastic free tea bags

Our tea bags are made of plant-based, non-gmo neosoilon mesh, so you don't have to worry about microplastics, bleach, or other harmful substances in your tea.

Brewing instructions

Hot brewing
Infuse 1 tea bag in 10 ounces of boiling water (212°f/100° c) for 5 minutes.

Iced brewing
Infuse 1 tea bag in 3 ounces of boiling water (212°f/100° c) for 5 minutes. Dilute with 7 ounces of cold water. Serve over ice.

Infuse it again!
Each tea bag can be reinfused for a milder second cup.

 The August Difference

We make no compromises when we bring our blends to life.

Our tea costs more because we use super premium whole ingredients like vanilla pieces, cardamom, real fruits and whole spices. It’s quality you can see and taste. All our blends are original and exclusively available from August.

The freshest tea

Tea is made of plants, so freshness matters. Our teas are produced in small batches, packed in airtight packaging and shipped directly to you at peak freshness.

We're here for you

Our California-based team is passionate about taking care of our customers. We're here when you need us for recommendations, questions, brewing advice, or order issues. Just email us or use our live chat.

Satisfaction guaranteed

If you don't love your order, just contact us for a refund.


strong flavor: 60% more tea in every bag contains caffeine
fresh foil airtight packaging ethically sourced
vegan non gmo
plastic free gluten free

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  • 100% plastic free
  • 60% More tea in every bag for strong flavor
  • Airtight packaging for maximum freshness
  • The best ingredients
average rating 4.7 out of 5
Based on 331 reviews
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Reviewed by Carolyn S.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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I love this tea so much. I like my tea a bit strong and this was perfect. Will be ordering again.

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Reviewed by Erica K.
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My favorite 😍

This is my favorite flavor! I make it as iced tea. It’s perfect!

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Reviewed by Roy N.
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Pure Heaven

This is the greatest iced tea ever!

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Reviewed by Roy
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5 Stars

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