No. 01, Bellocq Breakfast

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205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 15 sec 16 oz / 473 ml

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From Bellocq Tea Atelier

Invigorating full-bodied blend of organic Indian, Chinese and Ceylon black tea. Smooth with round toasted notes of honey, malt and a touch of leather. Our breakfast blend can be enjoyed as is or with milk and wild flower honey. One of our most requested blends.

Ingredients:

Organic Indian, Chinese and Ceylon black tea.

Brewing Instructions:

Quantity: 1 teaspoon per 8oz/250ml.

Water temperature: 195ºF/90ºC. Bring fresh, cold spring water to a boil, remove from heat; set aside 1 minute and proceed.

Brewing time: 5-7 minutes.

Infusions: 2

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Sipdown!

I sent the rest of this off for swaps, so now I’m out of it! It’s got a lot of mellow, green-bean tones that I associate with high-mountain teas and then it also has a nice savory kick to it with a pleasant, mild astringency. I like the 2nd steep the best, because the savoriness really starts to blend in with the mellow bean flavor.

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sample sipdown because i’m going to send the last little bit of this to terri since i think she might enjoy this one. FuzzyPeachkin sent this my way and i am. a. fan! This is bold enough for me while being one of the smoothest cups ever. I didn’t brew this according to the instructions – instead treated it as i usually do most black teas. I can see how adding just a touch of honey/maple syrup to this would make it awesome! This is for sure going on my shopping list as it’s really yummy!
Thanks FuzzyP!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec
TastyBrew

I’ve never heard of this brand. Where are they from?

Sil

New York – http://www.bellocq.com/ i really like this one..their quantities SUCK (3oz) so i wanted to try a couple since maybe we can try them as a BBB Box sort of thing.

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I tried a five-minute steep today, and, unsurprisingly, this tea is much bolder than it was last time I drank it. The Ceylon’s even more pronounced, I think – I’m getting even more fruitiness, which I’m enjoying quite a bit. I am getting the faintest hint of leather, but I’m pleased to say it’s not strong enough to detract from my enjoyment.

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Sipdown #46!
Another tea from Sil, this is delicious!
I probably shouldn’t be drinking breakfast teas this late at night, but I still feel deprived after ruining that other cup of tea, which I was really looking forward to drinking, so there!

Sil

hey! look at you drinking teas from 1023810398239018 years ago that i sent haha

Terri HarpLady

LOL, yeah, it’s about time, eh?

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A sample from Fuzzy Peachkin, via CrowKettle. :)

Thanks so much!

This tea is SOOOOO GOOD. I’m having it with a touch of brown sugar because I’m really sensitive to bitterness/astringency right now. But it’s divine. Such a tasty, strong, breakfast tea. Some assamisness in there, but toned down with other teas, I think.

Highly recommend. Maybe if you can justify the $17/2oz for White Wolf, we can do a group order in the fall, CrowKettle? :)

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 45 sec 2 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML
CrowKettle

That sounds like an excellent plan. I’d love to try more of their teas, or at least pick up more White Wolf. :)

OMGsrsly

:D :D Yay!

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