For those who prefer to start their day with a full bodied brew, Irish Breakfast strikes a nice balance between English breakfast (a little milder) and Scottish breakfast (a little stronger).
This rich blend of organic Assam and Ceylon teas brews up a robust malty cup with a golden reddish color.? Irish breakfast tea is often served with milk, but is equally delightful served black or with sugar.
Likely due to the tea trade tends when Irish breakfast tea gained popularity in Ireland, it is known for it’s strong Assam component, which makes it more robust than English breakfast tea.
As someone explained in an online tea forum: “I’ve always said English breakfast is a coax-you-awake; Irish breakfast is a kick-you-awake.”
This blend contains caffeine.
Blend of black tea leaves.
Teas are like people, each is different and there is no one way to prepare a cup. Use this as a starting point for brewing this tea as you explore its unique characteristics. You may find different times of day or moods, you like to use more or less tea, brew it for a different amount of time….Whatever you do, have fun discovering your perfect cup!
1 tsp/5 grams
8 oz/237 ml
Some teas are recommended for brewing with boiling water, while others are brewed at lower temperatures. Even when brewing a tea at a lower temperature, it is recommended that you first boil the water (to kill bacteria etc.) and then allow the water to cool to the correct temperature (ice cubes speed up the process). While you can certainly brew any tea with boiling water, it will change the flavor of the tea.
Blended in the USA.