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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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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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  • 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. Teresa H.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      My favorite tea!

      We just love this tea. I need that good jolt of caffeine to wake up in the morning and the English breakfast tea gives us that with a nice smooth taste.

      02/15/19 | White Plains, NY
    2. Carol D.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      English Breakfast

      This is my go-to black tea.

      02/14/19 | Fullerton, CA
    3. Laura A.
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      5

      Can't go wrong!

      Absolutely a wonderful cup of tea. Strong & rich flavor. Has made these cold winter nights bearable.

      02/14/19 | HUNTINGTON WOODS, MI
    4. Robyn L.
      Verified Buyer
      4

      GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

      A VERY FINE TEA AND WORTHY OF ITS NAME.

      02/12/19 | Billings, MT
    5. DEBRA B.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      this is how i start my day

      I BUY THIS TEA FOR MY DAUGHTERS AND MY GUESTS. EVERYONE ENJOYS IT!

      02/12/19 | Prattsville, NY
    6. Jane K.
      Verified Buyer
      4

      Good

      Bought as a gift for my sister. she is enjoying it.

      02/12/19 | Prescott, AZ
    7. Jamey E.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Husband's favorite

      Full body, dark, rich, very yummy. My husband says its the best tea he's ever had.

      02/12/19 | Deerfield, IL
    8. Andrea G.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Classic standard

      This is my go to tea anytime of the year or day, so much depth of flavor.

      02/12/19 | Greenwood, IN
    9. Kimberly M.
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      5

      Great English Breakfast Tea

      Great for the everyday tea

      02/11/19 | Reno, NV
    10. Manina S.
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      5

      Love it. Hooked on English Breakfast Tea.

      Best English Breakfast Tea. Try it, you love it.

      02/11/19 | Celebration, FL
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