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Classic Black Tea (USA)

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Black Tea
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  • “This is the only tea I drink at the office. It's never bitter and always consistent. I add lemon to it. There is nothing special about this tea. Just a comfortable cup. What this tea IS good...” Read full tasting note
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    JasonCT 6 tasting notes
  • “In trying out a variety of standard black tea blends, I bought a large container of loose Tetley at my local Indian foods store. (I will not lie, I bought it primarily because the container reminds...” Read full tasting note
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    warriortwo 24 tasting notes
  • “I do not like the taste of Tetley. No matter if I steep it for 1, 2, or 3 mins-it doesn't matter. I hate the comparison of steeping grass clippings, since I have never done so, I feel it is not a...” Read full tasting note
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    Kelci 50 tasting notes

From Tetley

Our signature product, a deep amber color and delicious tea flavor is delivered in this classic blend of black teas. Each 8-ounce cup contains 160 mg of naturally occurring flavonoids.

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This is the only tea I drink at the office.
It’s never bitter and always consistent. I add lemon to it. There is nothing special about this tea. Just a comfortable cup.
What this tea IS good for, is making you appreciate all those really good teas you have.

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205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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In trying out a variety of standard black tea blends, I bought a large container of loose Tetley at my local Indian foods store. (I will not lie, I bought it primarily because the container reminds me of the TARDIS, a replica of which sits on my tea shelf.) It was the only loose tea I tried that came in a “nugget” form—like Grape Nuts—and it had ABSOLUTELY no flavor at all! I tried steeping more of it, steeping it longer, drinking it black and with milk, and I just couldn’t squeeze any flavor out of it. The only reason I gave it points at all is that it did not have an unpleasant smell or taste, as some of the other teas did.

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Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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I do not like the taste of Tetley. No matter if I steep it for 1, 2, or 3 mins-it doesn’t matter. I hate the comparison of steeping grass clippings, since I have never done so, I feel it is not a fair comparison. However, that is all I can think of, to compare the taste to. I used to buy Lipton to have on hand when my Grandmother visits. She now drinks Tetley and she brings it herself. I am hoping that she will maybe try one of my teas instead, I only have 20 sitting on the counter currently! I grew up on Lipton, so if I had a comfort tea, that would be it. Sorry Tetley.

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