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'''Irish breakfast tea''' is a blend of several black teas, most often Assam teas. Irish brands Lyons, Barry's, Bewley's, Nambarrie's, and Punjana are heavily weighted toward Assam. Many tea producers make Irish breakfast tea blends specifically for the United States market.
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'''Irish breakfast tea''' is a [[blend]] of mostly black [[Assam]] teas. Due to it's malty and strong tase is Irish breakfast tea usually served with milk and is often drunk in the morning. The tea has a strong flavour and is higher in caffeine than other teas like [[Green tea|green]] or [[oolong]] teas. Despite the term "breakfast tea", it is drunk throughout the whole day. When brewed, the tea varies in colour from very dark red to brown. Irish breakfast tea can be bought as loose leaf tea or in tea bags with huge variation in quality.
Because of its strength, Irish breakfast tea is commonly served with milk, but may also be consumed plain or with sugar. In Ireland, where milk and dairy products are traditionally a major part of the diet, most people drink tea with milk. Irish breakfast tea is often drunk in the morning. Being of black teas, it has a strong flavour and higher caffeine content than green, oolong, or white teas, albeit somewhat less than coffee. Although named "breakfast tea", it is drunk throughout the day and evening.
 
Generally, the best Irish breakfast tea is in loose leaf form, such teas being taken from the best parts of the plant[citation needed]. When brewed, the tea varies in colour from very dark red to brown. Irish breakfast tea can also be bought in tea bags but with more variation in quality.
 
  
== Sie also ==
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== See also ==
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* [[English breakfast tea]]
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* [[English afternoon tea]]
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* [[Earl Grey]]
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* [[Lady Grey]]
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[[Category:Blend]]
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[[Category:Black tea]]

Latest revision as of 11:15, 21 November 2015

Irish breakfast tea is a blend of mostly black Assam teas. Due to it's malty and strong tase is Irish breakfast tea usually served with milk and is often drunk in the morning. The tea has a strong flavour and is higher in caffeine than other teas like green or oolong teas. Despite the term "breakfast tea", it is drunk throughout the whole day. When brewed, the tea varies in colour from very dark red to brown. Irish breakfast tea can be bought as loose leaf tea or in tea bags with huge variation in quality.

See also