English breakfast tea is one of the most popular teas in the world. It has a history dating back to 1892 when a Scottish tea master – Robert Drysdale – created a stronger black tea blend to be served at breakfast.
This blend is made from a premium Black Assam mix, and has a full rich taste, with a malty finish and soft floral undertones.
50g x loose leaf 100% organic tea
|How is it made?||Blended from a premium Black Assam mix that is made from the dried leaves of camellia sinensis tea plant.|
|Preparation||1-2 tablespoons, 250mL 100°C, 3-5 minutes. Serve with milk, or if you’re serving black you can add a slice of lemon. Can be sweetened with sugar or honey.|
|Tasting Notes||Full rich taste, with a malty finish and soft floral undertones.|
|Health Benefits||English Breakfast tea is a black tea and is abundant in antioxidants, such as flavonoids (source), that are formed during the oxidation process. They can reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and lower the risk of heart disease (source).|
The theaflavins in black teas, through their antioxidant effects, are attributed to improving blood vessel function, and support weight loss.