English Breakfast Tea Event Box

Black Tea
$56.00
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AWARD WINNER: at the North American Tea Championships
Complex malted undertones for a satisfying start to the day.

Event Boxes are the most cost-effective way to purchase Tea Forté gourmet tea. Each box contains 48 pyramid tea infusers. Choose from a variety of our classic blends of black, green, oolong, white and herbal tea.

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English Breakfast Tea

About English Breakfast Tea

Tea Type : Black Tea

Our award-winning English Breakfast combines the best traditions of builder's tea with more aristocratic fine teas. Strong and highly caffeinated, this fine tea will start your morning properly, and keep you going throughout the day.

From India's Assam growing region and famous Sewpur Estate, an outstanding example of a rich and robust, pure Assam wake up tea. For the ultimate English Breakfast tea, Tea Forté specially selected this exceptional organic leaf for its sweet malty body to delight those seeking the quintessential British cup of tea. A strong, complex cup with or without milk.

While Americans commonly use the English term "high tea" to refer to an aristocratic tea ceremony, this usage is actually incorrect. The UK and Commonwealth countries look at tea through both aristocratic and working-class lenses. One example of this is "builder's tea" - strong tea drunk with milk and sugar that is named because it is a favorite of construction tradesmen. "High tea" refers to the physical height of the table, meaning it is tea served at a full-height table rather than a lower sitting table. In other words, high tea refers to combining the light meal of tea and dinner into a single meal. In fact, in some areas of the UK, dinner is referred to simply as "tea." So, while it certainly sounds elegant, high tea is distinctly lower-class than the leisure-class tradition of having a "low tea" of light snacks followed by a more elaborate, later supper. Incidentally, "low tea" is a phrase that has largely dropped out of popular use, "afternoon tea" is more representative of how the British would refer to the luxurious tea parties of the scones and crumpets variety (as well as more casual afternoon affairs).

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  • What Goes Best with English Breakfast Tea?
  • How to Pair the Perfect Breakfast Tea
  • Steeping instructions

    1. Heat water to 208˚F.
    2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.
    3. Steep for 3-5 minutes.
    4. Enjoy!

    For loose leaf iced teas, use 2 tsp per 8oz glass.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavor: Brisk and bold with rich finishing flavors of malt
    Aroma: Comforting, tangy and malty, with notes of raisin
    Infusion: Deep red

    Ingredients

    • Organic indian assam black tea

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Celeste M.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      The best black tea

      This tea is so smooth and not acidic like some teas. I normally cannot drink black teas but this tea I LOVE!

      05/11/20 | Hoboken, NJ
    2. Patricia R.
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      5

      Best English Breakfast Tea

      I absolutely love this tea. Since I drink tea like the British... with milk, many regular teas do not really stand up to it. This one does. It brews up rich and delicious!

      05/02/20 | Medina, OH
    3. Lori D.
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      5

      There is not a better tea!

      04/20/20 | Westford, MA
    4. Isabel J.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      My 2nd most favorite Tea

      I drink tea in the morning, with lunch and in the afternoon, love Tea Forte.

      04/19/20 | Leesburg, VA
    5. JeanAnn M.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Love it!!!

      03/24/20 | Holbrook, NY
    6. Kathryn H.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Best Black tea ever

      This is the best English breakfast the I’ve ever experienced

      03/21/20 | Jacksonville, FL
    7. Marise M.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Perfect Blend

      Love this TF English breakfast blend of tea! It is bold yet smooth. A perfect way to start the day!

      03/19/20 | Washington, DC
    8. Ellis W. M.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Excellent Quality

      Consistent flavor, timely delivery, and reasonably priced. The only black tea my wife really enjoys and when we travel, she takes it with her.

      03/17/20 | Conroe, TX
    9. Kathie B.
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      5

      BEST TEA

      Ordered this for breakfast while staying at the Omni Hotel in Nashville. After breakfast went upstairs to my room and ordered the tea. Have been drinking the tea for 2 years now and will never drink any other kind of tea.

      03/17/20 | Yorkville, IL
    10. Samuel R.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Excellent Tea

      I had this at a hotel in San DIego and was thrilled to find it on line.

      02/29/20 | Mount Holly, NJ
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