You'll notice this tea is shaped into little balls. That is CTC style tea, and it's meant to produce a strong bold cup - which is the preferred style of Ireland. The result is a cup that is so full bodied and thick you feel like you can chew it. Milk does a cup of Irish Breakfast good!
Using the Cut-Torn-Curl method of production, this tea emphasizes the heavy malt flavor typical of Kenyan black tea.
Full bodied, strong and malty
Bright cup with coppery highlights
Country of Origin
I was delighted at how quickly my order arrived from the Whistling Kettle, and the quality of their Irish Breakfast tea is as good as the best of them. It is rich, robust, and packs the zing! Just what I need to get going in the morning, and sometimes even in the afternoon. :-) I live in the Finger Lakes, so shopping with folks who are also Upstate New York has the nice feel of "shopping local" - yes, it would be a long day trip, but one that I may just make one of these days to try out some of their other offerings in person.
pleasant but not heart warming ,,No rich notes rising
With a deep rich flavour this tea stands up to the addition of milk. A delightful cup to wake up with in the morning.
With black tea being one of my favorites, I have tried several different varieties. For me, English Breakfast tea is a good tea, but on the milder side in terms of strength and flavor. I prefer a stronger tea, and I found that in this Irish Breakfast tea. This is not a flavored tea. It is has a fuller body of flavor, and is another one of my "go-to" teas. If you like black tea, I highly recommend you try this one.
Nothing beats classic Irish Breakfast for high octane flavor and a caffeine kick. This is the authentic Irish tea, the Cut-tear- curl type that releases maximum power and richness. If your Irish Breakfast loose tea looks like the usual tea leaves it’s faux crap.
Hard to find this. Thank you Whistling Kettle for offering a high quality tea that can’t be duplicated!