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Old Florida Brew Boasts Caffeinated Comeback

Old Florida Brew Boasts Caffeinated Comeback

Orlando Sentinel - October 16, 2016

Joy Wallace Dickinson

Florida Flashback

 

I recently saw a humorous birthday card depicting a woman of a certain age, wrapped in a fuzzy bathrobe, who appears poised to pour an entire pot of coffee directly into her mouth. As a shameless caffeine addict, I could relate.

And I loved learning about the revival of a caffeine-rich drink with roots deep in Florida's history: yaupon holly tea.

"It's the only caffeinated plant native to North America," says Bryon White, who with his...


That's some cup of tea: Strong, black brew boasts rich history in Florida

That's some cup of tea: Strong, black brew boasts rich history in Florida

That's some cup of tea: Strong, black brew boasts rich history in Florida