Monthly Archives: April 2013

REVIEW: teapigs – organic matcha

– Tea: Green tea from the Nishio region in Japan. – Sample provided by: teapigs. – Retail price: 2 gram sample for £2 / 30 gram box for £25 / 80 gram box for £50. – Link to matcha on … Continue reading

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English breakfast tea month – complete!

Well that’s it! – my review of English breakfast teas is over. I know there are many more English breakfast teas on the market that I could review, but I selected five from various price ranges and that have teas … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Whittard of Chelsea – English Breakfast

– Tea: Blend of Assam, Kenyan, and Ceylon teas. – Purchased at: Whittard of Chelsea, Covent Garden, London (April 2013). – Retail price: £5.25 (125 gram box). – Link to English Breakfast tea on Whittard of Chelsea website. My comments: … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Clipper – English Breakfast

– Tea: Blend of organic Assam and Ceylon teas. – Purchased at: Whole Foods Market, Kensington, London (April 2013). – Retail price: £2.39 (125 gram box). – https://shop.clipper-teas.com/teas/specialities/fairtrade-organic-english-breakfast-loose-leaf-tea My comments: I expected big things from this tea because I think … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – Best Breakfast

– Tea: Blend of teas from the Khongea estate in Assam and the Handunugoda estate in Galle, Sri Lanka. – Purchased at: Postcard Teas (April 2013). – Retail price: £3.95 (50 gram refill packet). – Link to Best Breakfast tea … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Fortnum & Mason – Breakfast Blend

– Tea: Pure Assam tea from the Brahmaputra Valley. – Purchased at: Fortnum & Mason (December 2012). – Retail price: £8.50 (250 gram tin). – http://www.fortnumandmason.com/p-5172-breakfast-blend-tea-breakfast-blend-loose-tea.aspx My comments: This tea is a moderately broken blend with a few golden tips … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Twinings – English Breakfast

– Tea: Blend of teas from ‘several origins’. – Purchased at: Waitrose (March 2013). – Retail price: £2 (125 gram box). – http://twinings.co.uk/english-breakfast-tea/english-breakfast-6 My comments: For many in and outside of Britain, Twinings is an iconic tea brand. The tea … Continue reading

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