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drank Irish Breakfast by Harney & Sons
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I’m generally not a big fan of black tea, specifically those title “breakfast” teas, but I don’t know. I was feeling festive (a week early).

It’s not awful. And I’m sure the fact I steeped it a tad too long is why it’s slightly bitter. But I can’t complain much. Considering black tea isn’t my favorite, I guess it means something that I’m not ranting about my hatred for it.

Maybe some day I’ll find a black tea I actually like.

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Melissa

Have you tried Lady Grey? It’s a pretty light weight one and was one of my starting teas.

Angela

Honestly, after a while all black tea tastes the same to me. So I don’t even know. But I’ll try it out.

extrarice

Try altering how you prepare the tea: use somewhat cooler water, maybe 190F, and steep for four minutes. That should eliminate the vast majority of bitterness.

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Melissa

Have you tried Lady Grey? It’s a pretty light weight one and was one of my starting teas.

Angela

Honestly, after a while all black tea tastes the same to me. So I don’t even know. But I’ll try it out.

extrarice

Try altering how you prepare the tea: use somewhat cooler water, maybe 190F, and steep for four minutes. That should eliminate the vast majority of bitterness.

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