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drank Irish Breakfast by Trader Joe's
33 tasting notes

This tea oils my engine. It’s not the rolls royce of teas, however, when double bagged it packs quite a punch. It’s malty and is a workhorse for those who just want something strong and black. It needs cream and sugar. I cut open the bags and dump into a tin to use as a base for my homemade masala chai. It tastes almost identical to the Irish Breakfast tea I purchased by Fortnum and Mason. It does the job, no frills, just function.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec
Marie

I gave this tea 100 because it’s a workhorse tea that is inexpensive. I just get so tired of the enormous markup on teas.

Dom

I drink this tea all day long; 8:00am-8:00pm, M-F. I have tried tons of other teas, both loose and bagged, but I always come back to this one. It is convenient to procure, inexpensive, and tasty.

Marie

Dom, I just tried their English Breakfast Tea…excellent. I highly recommend. It’s strong and bracing without the malt if that’s what you like.

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Marie

I gave this tea 100 because it’s a workhorse tea that is inexpensive. I just get so tired of the enormous markup on teas.

Dom

I drink this tea all day long; 8:00am-8:00pm, M-F. I have tried tons of other teas, both loose and bagged, but I always come back to this one. It is convenient to procure, inexpensive, and tasty.

Marie

Dom, I just tried their English Breakfast Tea…excellent. I highly recommend. It’s strong and bracing without the malt if that’s what you like.

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Intergalactic tea traveler. Will stop this side of the Milky Way for piping hot black tea in a fine bone china cup with milk and sugar. Add a tea sandwich and some sweet morsels and I just might stay a while. Music, Photography, Cooking, Art, Spirituality, and the Paranormal are preferred topics of conversation.

Tea Preferences: ALWAYS loose leaf over bagged fannings or god-forbid, dust. I do bag my own loose leaf, and will resort to pre-bagged black or herbal if I have to. Black tea is always taken with milk and sugar, and herbal may escape the dairy and sweet to thrive on it’s own in the cup on occasion.

Allow yourself the possibility of a life without bagged fannings or dust – and open your heart to all that – that is loose leaf. You’ll immediately discover where ALL the flavor has escaped to. It’s like a universe of flavor you never knew existed. ;)

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