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English Breakfast Blend No. 2 CO2 Decaf Tea - Loose Leaf



$9.49 $7.89

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A strong, full bodied tea with some fruity notes

Country of Origin: Sri Lanka

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The English Breakfast Blend No. 2 CO2 Decaffeinated Tea blend from English Tea Store is a strong, full bodied tea with some fruity notes.

This blend is based on FP leaf from Sri Lanka's Dimbula region, harvested high up in the mountains above Colombo. For a decaffeinated blend, the cup is decidedly self-assured with lovely floral notes, medium body, balanced astringency and a long finish. (The cup is so good it has actually fooled professional tea tasters into believing it was untreated). A wonderful all-day breakfast tea that opens wonderfully with milk.

It has long been rumored that the Queen of England insists on drinking only decaffeinated teas past noon. To purists it might sound outlandish that the reining sovereign of the most famous of all tea drinking nations should do such a thing, but apparently it's true. And it could well be, since drinking decaf allows those who are caffeine sensitive to reap all the health benefits of tea without getting the jitters. Proper tea produced from Camellia Sinensis, is one of Mother Nature's best options in terms of getting cancer-fighting polyphenols and antioxidants into your body. It's also a great source of vitamin C. The problem for many years was that decaffeinated teas were invariably awful. At the factory level, finished tea underwent a chemical based decaffeination process that stripped the caffeine and with it many of the natural healthy compounds found in the untreated leaf (it also left an unpleasant aftertaste most un-befitting the breakfast table of her Highness).

The Canadian Chemical Free CO2 Process removes caffeine without using chemicals of any sort. Instead, finished tea is briefly soaked in exceptionally pure water and gently flushed with CO2. The CO2 binds to the caffeine molecules and extracts them from the tea leaving behind all the natural proteins that give tea its flavor. It also leaves many of the polyphenols and antioxidants intact - so it's still good for you.

How to Make Tea

Available in 3 sizes (Please select from the options above):

    First time trying English Tea Store's English Breakfast Blend No. 2 Decaf Loose Leaf Tea? Try our Sample Size of 1 ounce.

  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 4 ounces
  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 16 ounces (1 pound)

Antioxidant Content: Medium. The longer you steep your tea the more polyphenols will be extracted. (Test results based on 5 minutes steeping time. Polyphenol percentages may fluctuate with lot, grade of tea, testing method, temperature of water and freshness of tea). More antioxidants are extracted from tea (L. Camellia Sinesis) the longer it is brewed. And the more tea is used, the greater the antioxidant benefit.

English Breakfast Blend No. 2 CO2 Decaf Tea - Loose Leaf

English Breakfast Blend No. 2 CO2 Decaf Tea - Loose Leaf.

Rating: 4.7/5 based on 55 review(s)
  • Price: $7.89 - In stock

Customer Reviews

Delicious Review by Lee
Gift for a friend, she says it's delicious (Posted on 2/3/2019)
Very good decaf Review by Tea Maven
I am a long time drinker of decaf tea. This is an excellent one. (Posted on 12/10/2018)
enjoy Review by ClementineF
My husband is the tea drinker in the family. He loves all the teas I have purchased from you over the yeas. He enjoys some of the flavors I have chosen for him. Keep up the new flavors and the old standbys. (Posted on 7/19/2018)
This is the first decaf tea that I really like. Flavor is true and consistent. Even got my Irish wife to try it and she loved it. Great Product. (Posted on 1/17/2018)

Additional Information

Product Type Loose Leaf Tea
Brand English Tea Store
Tea Type Black Tea, Breakfast Tea, British Favorites, Decaf Tea, English Breakfast Tea
Flavor English Breakfast
Package Size 4oz
Dietary Options Decaffeinated, Gluten Free
Manufacturer Part Number TOLSLL_ENGBF2_DCF
Country of Origin Sri Lanka

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