English Breakfast Blend No. 2

The Subject: English Breakfast Blend No. 2 Company: The English Tea Store Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 mins. Tea type: Black Additions: N/A Aroma, dry leaves: Malty, jammy, rich 1st Infusion: Aroma, plain — Malty, jammy, hint of fruity Taste, plain — Malty, jammy, astringent, hint of fruity Color, plain — Red-brown Taste, enhanced — Smooth, caramelly, slightly …

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Tea Showdown — Eng. Breakfast Blend No. 1 vs. Scottish Breakfast

Not all breakfast teas are created equal. Some are pure Assam, with a malty allure that makes your senses of taste and smell go on high alert. Others are blends that can start with Assam and expand with the addition of Darjeeling, Keemun, or other black teas. They dance around on your tongue with happy …

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Review of Stash English Breakfast Decaf Tea

Name: English Breakfast Decaf Tea Brand: Stash Type: Black tea, English breakfast, decaffeinated Form: Paper Tea bag Review: While every tea company has its own idea of what an English breakfast tea should be, there are a few qualities that remain constant. An English breakfast tea is black tea, strong enough to stand up to …

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Types of Breakfast Tea

Breakfast may or may not be the most important meal of the day but it’s safe to say that for countless people around the world the breakfast time pick-me-up is the most important drink of the day. If you live in the United States, for example, your morning beverage of choice is likely to be …

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Tea — It’s What’s for Breakfast

Tea is a splendid idea any time of day - morning, noon or night, before, with or after a meal. So why is it that we have something called a “Breakfast Tea” and what does it have to do with Breakfast? The blend itself, which is comprised of Assam, Ceylon and Kenyan tea, and is …

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Review — English Breakfast Blend No. 1

The Subject: English Breakfast Blend No. 1 from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 minutes Tea type: Black Scents, flavorings, etc.: No added scents or flavors Aroma, dry: Good, strong black tea aroma Aroma in the cup, plain: Light scent, a bit smoky Taste, plain: Mild, hint of an edge, …

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Irish Breakfast Tea and “The Midwich Cuckoos”

“The Midwich Cuckoos” by John Wyndham is a 1957 classic. It's a little tricky to get hold of, but well worth the effort. It's one of my personal favorites, written at a time when science fiction writers were coming into their own. I once found Irish Breakfast tea to be a little tricky to get …

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