English Breakfast, black tea blends

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What are the most known black tea blends?

English Breakfast tea, Irish Breakfast, Russian Samovar are some of the most popular traditional blended teas.


How are the tea blends made?

Teas from different regions with different characters can be mixed to achieve new, dimensional flavors. The art and the challenge of tea blending is to get a consistent result with every batch. Think about it. Once the tea master successfully created a new tea blend, he would need to be able to reproduce it, again and again, so the loyal customer would get the same exactly cup of their favorite English Breakfast every morning.

Black tea is a great starting point for tea producers to get creative with blends and flavors. Some blends are made with additional flavoring agents like fruits and spices, others only include different types of Camellia Sinensis leaves.

What is the difference between English Breakfast and English Afternoon tea?

There are two main types of traditional black tea blends – morning blends (English Breakfast, Irish Breakfast) and afternoon blends (English Afternoon). Mornings blends are full bodied, rich, and robust, usually based on Assam, Ceylon, and Kenyan teas. Whether to have it with milk and sugar is up to you. However, that’s a longstanding British custom – indeed. Afternoon blends are lighter, refreshing types of tea.

(see our top 12 picks below)


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12 best English Breakfast teas and other blends to buy online

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Bolder Breakfast

This new American black tea blend combines bold flavor, rich color, & full body with hints of chocolate. This robust breakfast blend is made from our favorite strong black teas from high altitude estates in China, India and Sri Lanka. We have combined these black teas with pu'erh, an aged black ...


Black tea and a smoky taste blend harmoniously in Traktir. Citrus fruits add tangy notes and spices give it a warm flavour – a perfect blend. Russian blend of smoked black China teas with scents of bergamot, lime, orange, cinnamon and cloves

Vanilla black tea

Called “black flower” by the Aztecs, vanilla is prized for its smooth, aromatic taste. Anyone with a sweet tooth will enjoy the subtly sweet flavour of black tea from China flavoured with Bourbon Vanilla. Black China tea with scent of Bourbon vanilla of Madagascar

Russian Morning N°24

Russian Morning N24 is a blend of two single origin teas: a black tea from China with a subtle flavour and a black tea from Ceylon whose delicate leaves have a round, chocolate taste. This blend creates a balanced, full-bodied tea ideal for breakfast. Russian blend of black China, Ceylon and India ...

English Breakfast

English Breakfast is a delicious blend of two black teas from India: a Ceylon tea with a rich, powerful flavour, and an Assam tea with a round, intense taste. This combination, with powerful tannins, will delight those who like full-bodied teas. Blend of black Ceylon and Assam teas

Shagadelic English Breakfast

Our Shagadelic English Breakfast tea combines four gorgeous, full leaf, black teas from three different countries, resulting in a deep, rich, well-balanced liquor. This British tea favorite is fit for the Queen, but lighthearted enough for Austin Powers.

Classic English Breakfast Black Tea

Our classic breakfast tea is a rich combination of strong, full-bodied and robust teas handpicked from the finest estates of Assam and goes perfectly with a dash of milk and sugar. English Breakfast is among the most popular tea blends in the world. Popularized by the Queen Victoria of England, it ...

English Breakfast

English Breakfast is a full-bodied black tea blend that goes well with a traditional English breakfast. The original cup was made with black Keemun tea from Anhui province in China. Across many generations, plenty of different interpretations of this famous blend have been made. Our English ...

English Breakfast

Organic Black Tea. Robust with flavor, our traditional blend of organic black tea is perfect for starting the day. It brews smooth and malty, with a clean finish. Approx. 2.5oz (24 cups) per tin.Caffeine Content: Medium Robust, Full Body, Smooth

Vahdam Organic English Breakfast Tea Leaves

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Russian Evening N°50

Russian Evening N50 is a harmonious blend of a black tea from China with chocolate notes and a black tea from India that is light and balanced. Low in caffeine, this tea is ideal for enjoying in the evening or late afternoon. China black tea (75%), Darjeeling black tea (25%)

Irish Blend

Irish Blend is a tasty blend of two black teas from India: a light, aromatic Darjeeling with notes of Muscat grape, and an Assam tea that is known for being naturally full-bodied with a round flavour. This subtle and deliciously balanced blend will delight those who like intense teas. black Assam ...

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