Breakdown of Brands: Bewley’s Irish Tea

We are staying with the luck of the Irish again this week with Bewley's Tea, founded in 1840 by Samuel Bewley and his son Charles Bewley. They took a chance with a little shop in Dublin, Ireland and thank goodness they did, because they are now a worldwide power house in the coffee & tea …

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Breakdown of Brands: Barry’s Tea

Barry's Tea, an Ireland delicacy, began in 1901 by James Barry. His tea loving family and himself started a little shop on Prince's Street in Cork City. Most of their tea was sourced from India & Sri Lanka. James began handing down his expertise in the family and in 1934, Anthony Barry, a relative of …

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Review — Golden Moon Irish Breakfast Special Reserve

Name: Irish Breakfast Special Reserve Brand: Golden Moon Type: Black tea, breakfast blend Form: Loose Leaf Review: I confess that I was taken aback when I first examined the dry leaves of Irish Breakfast Special Reserve. I was expecting the broken, choppy leaves of a traditional “breakfast blend”, but instead found myself inspecting long, twisty …

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Review — Stash Irish Breakfast Black Tea

Name: Irish Breakfast Tea Brand: Stash Type: Black tea Form: Paper tea bags, individually wrapped Review: I like Irish breakfast teas, even more than a lot of English breakfast teas. I’m not sure why this is, but it seems that many a tea-blender wimps out when blending an English breakfast, creating something that doesn’t stand …

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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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Luck of the Irish

This Wednesday is St. Patrick's Day, that green-tinted day upon which all Americans have a bit of Irish blood in them no matter which continent their ancestors hailed from. Green beer will be poured out in copious quantities between now and then, but I propose a more civilized way to celebrate the occasion. A shamrock …

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Twinings

by Adam Yusko Twinings Tea has been a staple in my cabinet since I first became an avid tea drinker. It seems that Twinings tea has always offered a consistent quality, and a large enough variety to fit any mood. I have a fondness in my heart for Twinings, as its gotten me through many …

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