Irish Breakfast

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Black Tea
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Astringent, Malt, Tannin, Lemon, Raisins
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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec 2 g 10 oz / 283 ml

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  • “I felt that it was only fitting to start St. Patrick’s Day with a big, super strong (steeped for 15 minutes….yea, I’m a bit crazy) mug of Irish Breakfast….not that I really...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Happy 4th of July, U.S. Steepsters!!! Tea of the morning here (in teabag form). Not at home again and the BF picked it out. Still, it’s pretty good even for a teabag. Some nice malty notes...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Last bag of my box! I’m excited to be finishing up teas. I’m not sure if I would buy this again because I found a tea that I like drinking in the morning better. But it is good. I just...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Hospital tea. I generally like this, pleasant and strong with no bitter bite; but there’s just something about Styrofoam that messes with the leaf, no matter what.” Read full tasting note
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From Twinings

A strong, full-bodied black tea from the regions of Ceylon and Assam expertly blended with a hearty flavor and delightful aroma.

The Irish really love their tea and are amongst the most frequent drinkers of tea around the world. In celebration of this tea drinking tradition, Twinings blended a special Irish Breakfast Blend. This tea is best taken with milk and sweetened to taste to bring out the best flavor.

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187 Tasting Notes

3 tasting notes

I LOVE this tea! I drink it with a teaspoon of sugar and a tablespoon of milk, at least 3 mornings a week :)

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9 tasting notes

Winter cupboard staple.
Feels a little watery this evening even at 5 mins but still strong enough to slap me awake and hearty enough to warm me up on a frighteningly chilly mid-western night.
Certainly one of my few bagged go-to’s especially during these seemingly arctic months.
Taken without milk and only a touch of honey.

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6 tasting notes

My favorite breakfast tea to date. Very dark, like a cup of coffee without the nasty side effects for me.

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26 tasting notes

I think this one is stronger than this brand’s English Breakfast tea, which isn’t a bad thing.

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45 tasting notes

Ian from Ireland shared this tea with me. It’s nice to connect with people over a cup of tea…this is a decent tea found most anywhere for cheap.

2 min, 30 sec

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45 tasting notes

My morning staple junior year of high school! Fond memories, indeed. Robust flavor that holds it own against milk, cream, or sugar.

And, when you’re as confounded as I tend to be when I wake up, measuring out one teaspoonful of this beats grinding coffee beans and counting out enough scoops for me and my bean-addled housemates any day.

Boiling 3 min, 45 sec

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30 tasting notes

Nice for mornings on the go.

200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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10 tasting notes

A nice strong black tea. I really liked it although i brewed it for only about 3 minutes. i think it would be better at about 5 min

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11 tasting notes

Irish Breakfast has a great roundness and presence without being too bitter or strong. Great with milk, but I usually drink it without.

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5 tasting notes

This tea keeps saving my life when I travel, often the only good tea avaible, very fine breakfast tea, considering it’s not loose.

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