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english breakfast

by twinings

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type: black

origin: china indonesia kenya

region: assam malawi

ingredients: black tea

caffeine: strong

price level: $$$$

English Breakfast is our most popular tea. To create this well-balanced blend, we carefully select the finest teas from five different regions, each with its own unique characteristics. Tea from Kenya and Malawi provides the briskness and coppery-red colour while Assam gives full-body and flavour. The robustness from these regions is complemented by the softer and more subtle teas from China and Indonesia. The combination of these varieties yields a complex, full-bodied, lively cup of tea that is perfect any time of day.

Recent reviews

    • Rebecca Haley


      This is my husbands favorite anytime he is feeling under the weather. It gives him enough of a caffeine boost without the astringency of coffee.

    • AT

      anon t


      Do you need to make it to lunch and your daily desperation nap? This is the tea for you - although you may need to gentle it a bit with milk and honey and most of a bag of shortbread cookies.

    • MR

      marlene R


      this is a classic english breakfast tea, and it is also the very first tea I have ever had, as it was the tea my parents drank. This will always be a bit of a benchmark tea for me as I tend to compare other black teas to this version. A very nice version of the english breakfast tea!

    • melissa Dichiaro


      This is a good solid breakfast black tea. Smooth flavor

    • Red Wolfe


      English breakfast tea is a classic, but the flavor of the Irish breakfast tea is a bit better.

    • MB

      Madeline Boese


      A very nice and simple tea for the morning. However, I feel that Twining’s English Afternoon packs more flavor.

    • Kat I


      Found this a bit harsh for a black tea. Even with lowered brew the, flavor is a bit too sharp.

    • improbableZero


      A classic! Not my personal favorite - it's a little dusty for me - but a solid choice.