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In the 1980's John Harney was at the barricades of the tea revolution. When Malachi McCormick hand published (on his tiny press) A Decent Cup of Tea, John fell in with this fellow traveler. Together they did a few tea projects; one was this tea. It has been described as 'a pure and simple tea that is unpretentious and affordable'.
Dry Leaves Simple black tea leaves.
Liquor Dark brown.
Aroma Since this is a blend of simple teas the aroma is muted malt and suggestive of cocoa.
Caffeine Level Caffeinated
Body This British Legacy Tea has a strong, simple body.
Flavors The unpretenious flavors of muted dark honey and unsweetened cocoa. It is perfectly suited for milk (and more than a splash) and sugar.
Brewing Time 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temperature 212° F

Malachi McCormick

A tea blended in honor of Malachi McCormick, the tea author of Irish blood. His handmade book "A Decent Cup of Tea" is small, but speaks volumes concerning the difficulty in finding well-prepared tea in hotels.
A tea blended in honor of Malachi McCormick, the tea author of Irish blood. His handmade book "A Decent Cup of Tea" is small, but speaks volumes concerning the difficulty in finding well-prepared tea in hotels.
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Malachi McCormick - loose tea sample
SKU: 49008-074
$2.00
Malachi McCormick - loose 4 oz tin
SKU: 44245
$6.50
Malachi McCormick - loose 8 oz tin
SKU: 48062
$12.00
Malachi McCormick - loose 1 lb bag
SKU: 41655
$20.00

Quick Overview

A tea blended in honor of Malachi McCormick, the tea author of Irish blood. His handmade book "A Decent Cup of Tea" is small, but speaks volumes concerning the difficulty in finding well-prepared tea in hotels.

Customer Reviews

Nan

5/25/15

Perfect pot of tea
Average Review:

This is our every day go-to tea, great for breakfast!

Stancy

5/13/15

My Go-to Tea
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I drink Malachi McCormick's Decent Tea least once a day. On weekends, or when I'm under the weather, I brew it at least twice a day. I have it stocked where I regularly find myself, and I always have a couple 1lb bags on hand to refill the tins. I will never, ever, be without.

I have many Harney teas that I enjoy very much, but this one is my all time favorite.

KF

11/22/13

Great for breakfast, plain
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I drink a pot every morning. Great way to start the day

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