Few weeks ago, a collegue of mine gave me that tea caddy because she is not a tea drinker.
So I do own a new beautiful tea caddy and a new tea to taste. Problem : this is a plain blend from Breakfast type and I am very picky with these types of teas.
I get scared by the leaf ! Broken soooo broken… I’m going to take a ride on the strong side of the tea it seems !
So I decide to steep it only 2 minutes in a water at 90°c to lower the strengh of the Assam
The liquor is from a deep orange.
Tasting it , I was right to be a little afraid : Assam is there and so present with its strong bitterness.
Of course as any Breakfast Tea it is quite malty. It reveals orange notes as well, strangely.
I am trying to add a splash of milk . English Tea is comfortable and cosy. It is against my habits. But let’s get crazy and let’s add some sugar rocks.
Verdict : England won again … yes with some milk and sugar this tea is quite pleasant…this is the reason why English people have their breakfast tea that way, no ?
I am not the public for Strong Breakfast teas nor indian teas but once pimped my cup is nice.
Pics of my session with this tea are visible here : https://thevangeliste.wordpress.com/2015/05/25/strong-breakfast-boissier/
Flavors: Malt, Orange