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Last Updated: Mar. 13, 2014 

About English Breakfast

Black tea leaves with some reddish-olive hues, slightly curved, a few slightly broken piecesLoose-leaf English breakfast tea. This is a whole-leaf orthodox tea; English Breakfast blends can also consist of finely broken, mechanically processed CTC tea.
English Breakfast is a style of breakfast black tea known for being robust and strong, such that it often goes well with milk and a large, hearty breakfast, although it tends to be less strong than Irish Breakfast.

English Breakfast typically combines black teas from different regions, and there is no formula defining which varieties of tea are used in it. Commonly Assam and Ceylon black teas are used, although Chinese black teas such as Keemun or Yunnan are sometimes used, as well as teas from Africa or Indonesia. A few English Breakfast teas are single-origin.

This style is defined more by its flavor and character than by the particular origin or production method of the tea. In England, this style of tea is the default style of tea and is usually what is referenced when people refer to "tea" without any other qualifiers.

There is great variety among English Breakfast teas. Some brands of tea clearly identify which varities are used in their English Breakfast blend, whereas others do not. RateTea classifies any tea as English Breakfast which is labeled or marketed as such, even if it could also be classified as another style of tea, such as Keemun or Assam.

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Each bag contains 2.5g of what looks like ground up CTC pellets. There's very little scent from the dry tea. It smells faintly woody, like a new newspaper.

This tea brews up dark. Before I've finished pouring the water, the tea is already darker than most black teas end up. By the time brewing's done, it's a deep br...

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55 / 100
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English Breakfast from Twinings

Style: English Breakfast – Region: ?????
Apr. 2nd, 2020

Classic English Breakfast tea but I expected more from Twinings here. You aren't hit by this tea (like by Typhoo). I like a bit of a stronger note in taste. This one is unspectacular. I really tried to find something special in this tea but didn't find anything.

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55 / 100
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English Breakfast (Teabags) from Ahmad Tea

Style: English Breakfast – Region: Blend
Apr. 2nd, 2020

A classic English breakfast tea. Not too strong, nothing extraordinary, no tea to disagree with. But no tea to get hooked on!

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51 / 100
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Dry, this tea smells like a Lipton teabag, which is potentially promising. I've yet to find a decaffeinated black tea that actually tastes like tea.

After adding water, a hint of earthiness comes through. The dominant aroma is the same wet paper smell that I now realize is a hallmark of decaffeinated black tea. The ...

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54 / 100
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English Breakfast from Lipton Tea

Style: English Breakfast – Region: Blend
Feb. 11th, 2020

I bring news! Whether it's good news or not is up to the reader. This tea, as a brand with the same name, is not retired after all, as of Feb. 2020. Instead, it has found its way to the food-service division of Unilever, Lipton's corporate overlord. I'll upload a photo of its newest packaging separately. I was abl...

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English Breakfast

Brand:Twinings
Style:English Breakfast
Region:?????
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
14
20 Ratings
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Awake English Breakfast Filterbag

Brand:Tazo Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
55
12 Ratings
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English Breakfast

Brand:Stash Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
34
8 Ratings
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English Breakfast (Teabags)

Brand:Ahmad Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
2
8 Ratings
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English Breakfast Black Tea

Brand:Bigelow Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Region:?????
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
28
5 Ratings

Top-Rated English Breakfast

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English Breakfast

Brand:Harney and Sons
Style:English Breakfast
Region:China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
89
5 Ratings
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English Breakfast

Brand:Dilmah
Style:English Breakfast
Region:Sri Lanka / Ceylon
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
61
3 Ratings
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English Breakfast

Brand:Bare Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Region:Anhui, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Sachet
57
4 Ratings
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Awake English Breakfast Filterbag

Brand:Tazo Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
55
12 Ratings
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English Breakfast (Kenilworth Ceylon Tea)

Brand:Novus Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Region:Kandy, Sri Lanka
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Sachet
43
3 Ratings

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