“For when you want to taste every note”, says the description. I have to say, I’m struggling to find any notes in this one, because it’s a pretty standard bagged black. In taste terms, except a mild citrus brightness in the background, there’s nothing much to distinguish this from any number of other bagged, generic, breakfast-style teas. I will say that it’s clean-tasting, refreshing enough, and easy to drink either with or without milk. If you’re not looking for anything more, that would probably make it a winner, but I’ve moved beyond that point in my tea journey. That’s not the fault of this tea, but it does mean that I find it underwhelming.
There are Twinings teas that I find convincing – their English Breakfast, for example, is pretty sound if you’re looking for no-fuss simplicity. I just think that if you’re taking the time to choose something like a Ceylon or a Darjeeling, you’re probably looking for something with a little more nuance – but you’re not going to find it here.