If you're like the Irish, you a strong cup of tea. Our Irish Breakfast is one of the most popular blended breakfast teas. The Irish traditionally enjoy this Ceylon black tea strong with plenty of milk and sugar, but those that love a classic brisk breakfast tea drink it plain.
What is Irish Breakfast Tea?
Traditional Irish breakfast tea is a combination of two full-bodied loose leaf black teas: Ceylon with the citrus notes and Assam tea with the malty underscore will kick start your day. Spicy and jammy aroma, with a malty flavor, a brisk mouthfeel, and nice sweetness in the finish.
Assam, a district in northeastern India on the Indian-Burmese border, produces more black tea than any other country, except for a few places in China.
Ceylon, also known as Sri Lanka, is a tropical island off the southern tip of India. 25% of the world's tea is supplied by Sri Lanka.
What is the difference between Irish breakfast tea and English breakfast tea?
Both English and Irish breakfast teas are black tea blends. Loose Irish Breakfast tea is a stronger and more robust tea than English Breakfast Tea, but not quite as strong as a Scottish Breakfast tea. It's strong Assam component gives it a malty flavor and a reddish hue.
Does Irish Black Tea contain caffeine?
Yes, with a high level of caffeine, it is the best breakfast tea to kickstart your day.
STEEP at 212° for 3-5 minutes.
INGREDIENTS: Ceylon Sonata Tea and Assam Melody Tea