Breakfast teas

Breakfast tea is a black tea so British. It is above all a blend of black teas, whose success is based on the choice of the different teas that compose it.

The quintessential British tea

Since the 19th century, the tea tradition has been part of the British culture. Breakfast tea is one of the most popular teas in the UK. With its full-bodied, robust notes, it is a classic British black tea. It is mainly a blend of black teas, the quality of which is the result of the careful selection of the teas in the blend.

Of all the teas available on the market, Breakfast tea is the one that is closest to coffee with its particularly strong flavours. If you want to reduce your caffeine intake, this tea could be a good alternative for your breakfast! Unlike coffee, which has a short-lived stimulating effect, tea provides a longer-lasting energy boost, perfect to enjoy in the morning.

Among the wide selection of plain teas available at Le Comptoir Irlandais, you will find Breakfast teas from the prestigious English, Irish and French tea houses Dammann Frères, The Tea, Whittard of Chelsea, Barry's Tea and Bewley's.

Tasting advice

Breakfast tea is best enjoyed as an infusion. To appreciate its aromas and enjoy its benefits, opt for loose tea. Leave to brew for 3 to 5 minutes maximum.

The ideal brewing temperature for your Breakfast tea is 90°C, so that the ingredients can release all their aromatic notes. This way, you will not only be able to distinguish each aroma, but also to fully enjoy the virtues of this black tea.

Breakfast tea, as the name suggests, is best enjoyed at breakfast time, but can also be enjoyed after a meal or at Tea Time, with biscuits and cakes from across the Channel.

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