Irish Breakfast was what got us into the tea business to begin with, so it’s only appropriate that our first custom in-house flavored blend is an Irish Breakfast with a twist.
We use only orthodox tea leaves in both our standard Irish Breakfast and in Tim Finnegan’s Wake-Up, so the texture of the leaves is beautiful and consistent. We also like the somewhat mellower flavor of the full leaf versus a CTC blend.
Tim Finnegan’s Wake-Up produces a bold, somewhat malty, and fairly astringent cuppa. The Irish Cream flavor, complete with just a bit of the familiar tingle at the back of the throat, is complimentary but not overwhelming.
We definitely recommend a drop of milk or cream and a sugar or two to really open up the flavors and temper the edge of this bad boy.