I’m testing this plain, no sugar, no lemon, so that I can just describe the tea itself. Twinings Irish Breakfast Decaf is one I always keep in my cupboard. I generally drink tea at night, so I need to watch my caffeine intake. I’m taste testing this against Twinings regular Irish Breakfast tonight.
Obviously, the Decaf is not as strong as the regular. There’s still a note of depth, but it’s far in the background when compared to regular Irish Breakfast. And that’s fine for evenings when one wants a nice cuppa that hits the spot, but isn’t going to make one twitchy when trying to fall asleep.
It’s not as strong in flavor or in depth of"oomph" as Irish Breakfast original. But it serves very well in a blend with herbal or even rooibos teas, when a deeper note is needed, but without a lot of caffeine. I usually make a pot of half this and half regular. I get to enjoy the depth of the original, with the lightness provided by this decaf. It’s a good balance.
Flavors: Malt, Tea