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ENGLISH BREAKFAST TEA

Black Tea

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

Kosher Certified | USDA Organic

Tasting Notes

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

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. Karen D.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    The presentation is beautiful

    The tea is excellent

    06/26/18 | Chicago, IL
  2. Ellis W. M.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    A Happy Spouse

    I enjoy pleasing my wife and this tea does that. It is my pleasure to see that she never runs out.

    05/30/18 | Conroe, TX
  3. Danielle D.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Great tea

    My friend gave me a sample of this and it the best black tea I’ve had.

    04/23/18 | Pittsburgh, PA
  4. Melinda G.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Unparalleled flavor

    Quite simply, the best English Breakfast tea I've ever tasted, and I've been drinking tea for 55 years.

    04/11/18 | Corrales, NM
  5. Machell D.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    It’s teatime

    It was heavenly, when I was finally able to open the container, as many black loose teas that I’ve experienced, it’s nothing like the black loose tea from Tea Forte, it was a heavily experience, once I was able to get thru the plastic wrap around the new canister, that was an experience that I choose not to repeat. I liked the previous containers, they were simple to open, why fix it when it’s not broken?

    04/08/18 | Euless, TX
  6. Darlene L.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Awesome Tea

    This tea is absolutely great, smooth and I don't have to use sugar. I am going to order some of the different favors, I've always been a black tea drinker, the quality of this tea superb.

    04/05/18 | New Llano, LA
  7. Polina K.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Excellent

    This flavor s well known to everyone, I’m sure. Still, highly recommended in the morning. I think it’s just as strong as a good cup of coffee.

    03/04/18 | Woodbury, NY
  8. dan s.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Tea Forte is the only tea my wife will drink, she had her first taste of Tea Forte at the Winn in Vegas. The best tea on the market.

    03/03/18 | Vincennes, IN
  9. Kym A.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Smells great

    This tea has completed ruined my ability to drink store bought tea bagged tea. The rich tea aroma that greeted me when I opened the pouch indicates to me how high of quality this tea is.

    02/28/18 | sun city west, AZ
  10. Kym A.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Traveling companion

    I prefer the loose leaf. I use the pyramids when traveling because I am spoiled to the taste and quality of this English breakfast. It is superb black tea. I drink it straight; no sugar or milk.

    02/28/18 | sun city west, AZ
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