Irish BreakfastLoose Leaf Tea | Black
The teaspoon will stand on guard for thee in the cup of this traditional, robust Irish breakfast tea!
Biscuity, dense, powerful
Rich, malty strong body
Charm & vitality
BLEND NO. 3507
Our loose leaf is packed in tins that are recyclable and can be disposed of in your blue bin. Our tins are also food-safe and can be repurposed for many things including spices and other dried ingredients. Learn More about sustainability at TEALEAVES.
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An homage to idyllic rolling hills and rugged cliffs, malty black tea pays tribute to age-old edifices.
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Your FAQs, Answered
For Irish Breakfast
Black tea is the only tea group in which milk, honey, lemon and sugar pair nicely with. In terms of food pairings, this tea would make a lovely addition to dishes with a stronger palate such as cheesecake or a chocolate cake.
Irish Breakfast can be seen as a stronger tea when compared to English Breakfast. Irish Breakfast is a full-bodied, strong, malty blend of Indian Assam and African Kenyan estate black teas.
Yes, this tea is drunk throughout the day in Ireland; often with a a splash of milk to round out the boldness in the cup.
The liquor of the tea in the cup once steeped yields a range of colors from deep copper to amber to red (depending on your Pantone color scale!). Black tea yields a copper or red colored cup because the leaves have been heavily oxidized after picking. As a result, black tea contains very few polyphenols as they are mostly converted to theaflavins and thearubigins. Thearubigins give black tea its distinct copper liquor and bolder flavor profile.
Due to its bold and malty body Irish Breakfast is seen as a strong black tea.
- Irish Breakfast
Packaging, aroma, taste
Just what your morning needs!
Takes me back to Ireland- love the flavor
Subtle black tea
It's a subtle black tea that stands up to milk and sugar.