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drank Irish Breakfast by Twinings
2353 tasting notes

I had some of this around I forgot about and decided to revisit it again today – I am using the loose leaf version and not the bags.

I made this very strong today, used a high water to leaf ratio and steeped for around 3 minutes. It’s very strong! I’m not sure about the ceylon here, it’s never been one of my favorite teas but still. This is a good solid choice for any morning – I may have made it too strong but I kinda need that since it’s Monday morning. Very malty and smooth and ceylon provides a bit of fruity astringency. I’m enjoying it this morning and hoping it will wake me up. :-) As far as Twinings is concerned I think I still prefer the Prince of Wales blend but this one is pretty good too!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec
Charles Thomas Draper

My old favorite.

TeaBrat

I think I made mine too strong… next time I will err on the side of caution and use less leaf.

Charles Thomas Draper

My favorites before Steepster were teas such as this. Bold. They really get you going….

ScottTeaMan

Tasting only the teabag version, I think you did ok making it stronger, but perhaps not that strong. :))

TeaBrat

It did wake me up, that’s for sure!

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Charles Thomas Draper

My old favorite.

TeaBrat

I think I made mine too strong… next time I will err on the side of caution and use less leaf.

Charles Thomas Draper

My favorites before Steepster were teas such as this. Bold. They really get you going….

ScottTeaMan

Tasting only the teabag version, I think you did ok making it stronger, but perhaps not that strong. :))

TeaBrat

It did wake me up, that’s for sure!

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