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Cream Irish Breakfast Tea - Loose Leaf
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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
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  • Additional Information
    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
    Left Overlay Image gluten-free-prod.png
    Brand English Tea Store
  • 11 Reviews

    11 Reviews

    • 5
      Everything

      Posted by Sandi S. on May 15th 2022

      Everything

    • 5
      Taste

      Posted by Linda M. on May 7th 2022

      Taste

    • 5
      I am anxious to try this one and am pleased you offer...

      Posted by Rebecca J. on Feb 21st 2022

      I am anxious to try this one and am pleased you offer a flavor sample to see if I like it.

    • 4
      Cream Irish Breakfast Tea

      Posted by Jim on Feb 13th 2022

      This is a very pleasant and mellow flavored Irish Breakfast tea. No chemical taste that I can discern. It has a clear cream aroma but not a strong cream taste. In fact, I like it best with a little milk added. A little more cream taste wold have earned it a 5. I will buy it again.

    • 5
      I enjoy Irish Breakfast tea

      Posted by Catherine P. on Feb 9th 2022

      I enjoy Irish Breakfast tea.

    • 5
      Flavor is smooth and rich, tastes like tea should taste...

      Posted by Null N. on Nov 14th 2021

      Flavor is smooth and rich, tastes like tea should taste (IMHO).

    • 4
      New product for us

      Posted by Paula R. on Nov 8th 2021

      New product for us. I'll let you know.

    • 2
      cream irish breakfasts tea

      Posted by dlg on Aug 31st 2021

      Some people will like it, I'm sure. But I sure wish the description made it clear that the "cream" was an additive of some kind. I imagined creamy "notes" as they say. Strong tea that's somehow soft. But no - the "cream" is something akin to cream soda - an additive that tastes quite fake. Though if someone likes it, I'll send my remainders along! I do love the Scottish tea I've gotten here though.

    • 5
      Really enjoyed this tea. Will order more when the time comes.

      Posted by William Mueller on Aug 17th 2021

      I was pleasantly surprised by this tea. The flavor was very satisfying. I would recommend it to anyone.

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
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
Left Overlay Image gluten-free-prod.png
Brand English Tea Store

11 Reviews

  • 5
    Everything

    Posted by Sandi S. on May 15th 2022

    Everything

  • 5
    Taste

    Posted by Linda M. on May 7th 2022

    Taste

  • 5
    I am anxious to try this one and am pleased you offer...

    Posted by Rebecca J. on Feb 21st 2022

    I am anxious to try this one and am pleased you offer a flavor sample to see if I like it.

  • 4
    Cream Irish Breakfast Tea

    Posted by Jim on Feb 13th 2022

    This is a very pleasant and mellow flavored Irish Breakfast tea. No chemical taste that I can discern. It has a clear cream aroma but not a strong cream taste. In fact, I like it best with a little milk added. A little more cream taste wold have earned it a 5. I will buy it again.

  • 5
    I enjoy Irish Breakfast tea

    Posted by Catherine P. on Feb 9th 2022

    I enjoy Irish Breakfast tea.

  • 5
    Flavor is smooth and rich, tastes like tea should taste...

    Posted by Null N. on Nov 14th 2021

    Flavor is smooth and rich, tastes like tea should taste (IMHO).

  • 4
    New product for us

    Posted by Paula R. on Nov 8th 2021

    New product for us. I'll let you know.

  • 2
    cream irish breakfasts tea

    Posted by dlg on Aug 31st 2021

    Some people will like it, I'm sure. But I sure wish the description made it clear that the "cream" was an additive of some kind. I imagined creamy "notes" as they say. Strong tea that's somehow soft. But no - the "cream" is something akin to cream soda - an additive that tastes quite fake. Though if someone likes it, I'll send my remainders along! I do love the Scottish tea I've gotten here though.

  • 5
    Really enjoyed this tea. Will order more when the time comes.

    Posted by William Mueller on Aug 17th 2021

    I was pleasantly surprised by this tea. The flavor was very satisfying. I would recommend it to anyone.