English Breakfast Tea One Pound Loose Tea Pouch

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

Enjoy our customer favorites in a one pound Loose Tea Pouch. Great for refilling our Loose Leaf Tea Canisters . This is the best value in loose tea we offer. Each pouch contains approximately 160-175 cups of 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).

Read more about English Breakfast Tea:
  • What is English Breakfast Tea?
  • How Much Caffeine is in English Breakfast Tea?
  • English Breakfast Tea Benefits
  • 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


    • Organic indian assam black tea

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Kate C.
      Verified Buyer

      Great Tea!

      Always full bodied and flavorful.

      05/12/21 | Plainfield, IN
    2. Arthur I.
      Verified Buyer

      Great tea, always good!

      05/05/21 | Lakewood Ranch, FL
    3. Maida B.
      Verified Buyer

      English breakfast tea

      Have tried other brands of English breakfast tea ( usually in premaid tea bags) and the taste turns me off - always bitter! Your tea is so smooth. It has become my favorite morning brew!

      03/18/21 | Flemington, MO
    4. Judy P.
      Verified Buyer

      My every day tea

      Love this!

      02/28/21 | Fletcher, NC
    5. Joshua S.
      Verified Buyer

      Excellent start to the day

      I find myself craving this morning and night - if only there was a caffeine-free version of this!

      02/20/21 | Atlanta, GA
    6. Thomas Y.
      Verified Buyer

      English Breakfast

      My wife and I both love English Tea in the morning and Tea Forte’s brand has the best flavor we have ever tasted.

      02/11/21 | Jacksonville, FL
    7. Cristal C.
      Verified Buyer

      Classy Afternoon Break

      This is a great tea for an afternoon break at work. Enough caffeine to get me through the rest of the day but not so much to keep up at night. Nice medium-to-full body flavor with interesting, sweet notes and not a lot of astringency.

      02/07/21 | Alexandria, VA
    8. Ma Corazon C.
      Verified Buyer

      Tea Forte exceeded my expectation again

      I tried to order a different tea this time, along with the English breakfast. I wanted to try the green mango peach and it was good. Also the other green teas that i ordered, it worked good when my stomach was so bloated.

      02/07/21 | Torrance, CA
    9. Jessica E.
      Verified Buyer

      My Morning Tea Choice

      This tea with a bit of milk is my go to choice for tea. It is smooth, flavorful and delicious. I absolutely love it.

      02/07/21 | Lee's Summit, MO
    10. catherine p.
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      Love this tea! One of the best English breakfast tea's I've had!!

      02/06/21 | Ravenna, OH
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