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Cream Irish Breakfast Tea - Loose Leaf

English Tea Store
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Here's to Ireland, the country that can lay claim to the honor of having the most tea drinkers per capita in the entire world! The average Irishman, when not hoisting a Guinness, imbibes an average of 6 cups a day. Even with the country's relatively small population of 3.9 million, that's almost 24 million cups a day!

Tea and Ireland go way back. The drink was first introduced to the country in 1835 by British traders when Ireland was still part of the British Empire. Maintaining a secure supply was never a problem as Ireland relied on British importers for a steady flow of the drink - that is until WWII. During the war, Britain was forced to ration foodstuffs of all kinds, tea included, throughout the Empire. The problem for Irish tea-drinkers arose when part way through the war, much to the consternation of the British government, Ireland declared itself neutral in the global conflict. The British retaliated for what they saw as an act of subversion by cutting their tea ration down to almost nothing. Undaunted, the enterprising Irish government set up its own tea importing company, Tea Importers (Eire) Ltd., and tea drinkers throughout the Emerald Isle rejoiced!

In honor of the tea drinking spirit of the hardy Irish, we've developed this good strong blend. This blend, like most tea consumed in Ireland these days is made from East African and Ceylon varieties with a special addition - a good strong Assam. The addition of the Assam adds a depth to the tea that is beautifully offset by the addition of cream, another Irish favorite. This is one tea that'll have you standing up singing Danny Boy in no time!

How to Make Tea

Available in 2 sizes (Please select from the options above):

First time trying English Tea Store's Cream Irish Breakfast Tea Loose Leaf Tea? Try our Sample Size of 1 ounce.

  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 4 ounces

Caffeine content: Medium - This tea contains natural caffeine found in the L. Camellia Sinensis family. A cup of black tea steeped in boiled water for 5 minutes will contain between 27 to 35 milligrams of caffeine. An equal sized cup of coffee will contain between 80 - 100 milligrams of caffeine. Caffeine quickly becomes soluble in very hot water. If you wish to reduce the caffeine level in this tea, briefly rinsing the tea leaves in extremely hot water will reduce the caffeine content between 25-50% with only a minor effect on taste.

Antioxidant Content: High - 7.5 - 9.99% polyphenols by dry weight. 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.

Ingredients:Black tea, Natural flavors (organic compliant)

Nutritional Information: Serving size 2.5 grams of loose tea. Makes 8 fluid ounces or 240 milliliters.

  • Calories: 0
  • Percent of Daily Value
  • Fat: 0 grams, 0 %
  • Sodium: 2 milligrams, 0 %
  • Carbohydrate: 1 grams, 0%
  • Protein: 0.1 grams
  • Not a significant source of fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron
Creamy caramel highlights dot a wickedly full-bodied tea.
Width:
5.25 (in)
Height:
3.00 (in)
Depth:
7.25 (in)
Clearance:
Non-Clearance
Country Of Origin:
India
Season:
Everyday
Size:
4oz
Product Type:
Loose Leaf Tea
Dietary Options:
Caffeinated
Dietary Options:
Gluten Free
Flavor:
Irish Breakfast
Type:
Black Tea
Type:
Breakfast Tea
Type:
British Favorites
Type:
Irish Breakfast Tea
Dietary Options:
Vegan
Dietary Options:
Kosher
Dietary Options:
Dairy Free
Dietary Options:
Nut Free
Dietary Options:
Sugar Free
Dietary Options:
Vegetarian
Flavor:
Traditional
Ingredients:
Black tea, Natural flavors (organic compliant)
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true
Return Policy:
Not Returnable
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