CTC Irish Breakfast Blend (TB12)

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Calculated from 26 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Astringent, Toast, Malt, Roasted
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Typical Preparation
Use 10 oz / 299 ml of water
Set water temperature to Boiling
Use 3 g of tea
Steep for 3 min, 15 sec
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“So in my Monday morning haze, I had this made and in my travel mug before I realized that my travel mug smelled like the armpit of hell because I’d forgotten to clean it after having a tea latte...” Read full tasting note
“2nd of 5 breakfast blend samples from Upton … tested with T. of honey. I remember testing Adagio’s Irish Breakfast and liking it … setting it aside to retest later, and it seems to have gotten...” Read full tasting note
“2/8/14 Sipdown. 3g/60z/212F/3min. This is the first CTC tea I can remember having loose, though I’ve seen plenty in tea bag dissections. It’s made a good pot of tea, properly...” Read full tasting note
“Ok… no more trying new teas in a travel mug. I swear to you, even the least offensive travel mug I own gives a faint plastic taste to tea. I gave this one a second chance with the same parameters...” Read full tasting note


The Crush-Tear-Curl manufacturing method produces quick-brewing teas with full flavor. We highly recommend this blend of Assam teas for those who like a very hearty cup. Exquisite with milk.

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