The Burglar Brew / Bilbo Brew

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82 / 100

Calculated from 7 Ratings
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Black Tea
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Natural Pumpkin Spice Flavor, Pumpkin, Baked Bread, Cinnamon
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Use 10 oz / 295 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Use 3 g of tea
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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33 Tasting Notes View all

“Both of the boys unanimously picked this as our breakfast tea, & it was perfect, with it’s essence of sweet potato, cinnamon, & vanilla layered over an Irish Breakfast base. Our tin of this...” Read full tasting note
“Goodbye Bilbo Brew! (150) This was so amazing. I’m basically having it for lunch as it’s so rich and wonderful. If I’d had it earlier I could have called it Elevensies. Also, that’s a real thing:...” Read full tasting note
“SIPDOWN! (228) Bumping the rating up a bit on this one. Today this is a much nicer blend,though it’s still largely a cinnamon blend with a bit of substance to it with the addition of the sweet...” Read full tasting note
“I’ve had this one in my swap drawer for ages. Terri Harplady sent it my way back in the early days of our tealationship :-) She has written about this a lot, but for some reason I haven’t tried it....” Read full tasting note


created by: Cara McGee
A deep, warming blend of traditional Tea flavors, rich, and perfect for the living in a hole in the ground, but with just enough of a spicy edge to get you ready for a great adventure.
blended with green tea, black tea, assam melody tea, ceylon sonata tea, natural pumpkin spice flavor, natural vanilla flavor, cinnamon bark, cloves, ginger root, marigold flowers, cardamom pods
teas: irish breakfast, pumpkin spice, vanilla green
accented with cinnamon
steep at 205° for 3 mins
Tea inspired by and for all great adventurers.

previous version, pre Feb 2014
A deep, warming blend of traditional Tea flavors, perfect for the shire, rich enough for a Baggins, but with just enough of a spicy edge to get you ready for a great adventure.
Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Created purely for my own amusement 3
irish breakfast, sweet potato, vanilla green
accent: cinnamon

About Custom-Adagio Teas, Cara McGee

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