Irish Breakfast

4.9 star rating 391 Reviews


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Our Irish Breakfast tea is 100% Assam, and like most traditional Irish blends, this is a great way to begin your morning.

In contrast to other versions of Irish Breakfast tea, you could say ours is a little more sophisticated. It tastes great solo, or takes milk and sugar well.

Enjoy it in a selection of loose tea sizes, or our convenient box of 20 tea bags. You may also want to try our Organic Assam Wrapped Tea Sachets. This is a Kosher tea!

Ingredients: black tea


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Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 2
Body: 4
Aroma: 3
Details: The Harneys have been out of Ireland for sometime, so our Irish Breakfast is an older version. This tea recalls a time when the teas came from Assam, not Africa; and were small broken leaves, not CTC pellets. So this is a simple tea that can handle milk and sugar well.
Dry Leaves: Dark brown leaves.
Liquor: A medium-dark brown liquor.
Aroma: This has some of the malty aromas found in other Assams. However, since it is a smaller tea and there are no tips, the aromas seem to be muted.
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: This has very good body. It is usually served with milk. Of course, the Irish would have it no other way.
Flavors: This is usually served with milk and sugar, so the flavors harmonize well with them. There are subtle notes of roast malt.
Brewing Time: 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temp: 212° Fº