English Breakfast Tea (Ceylon OP)

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Our English Breakfast is a robust black tea with a bold, malty flavor; if you're looking for a "breakfast tea", this is it!

We use a Ceylon Orange Pekoe (OP) tea. Ceylon is the prior name of Sri Lanka, where this tea is grown. "Orange Pekoe" is the grading designation for a high quality tea picked from the youngest tea leaves on a plant (the "first flush"). In the 17th century, orange was the color of the Dutch Royal Family, so these high grade teas became named "Orange Pekoe" as a marker of quality - no orange flavor involved.

Caffeinated Black Tea.

Brewing Suggestions (Hot Tea): Brew using 2 teaspoons (3.5 grams) for 10 oz. of water at 200°F / 93°C. Steep for 4 minutes.

Brewing Suggestions (Iced Tea): Brew using 1.25 oz. (35.5 grams) to a half gallon of water at 200°F / 93°C. Steep for 5-7 minutes, then pull tea. Add half gallon cold water or ice to chill. Makes one full gallon.

Ingredients: Ceylon Black Tea.