Water temperature: 212° F
Steeping time: 5 minutes
Tea type: Black blend
Scents, flavorings, etc.: Nothing added
Aroma, dry: Earthy, planty, good basic black tea smell
Aroma in the cup, plain: Full-bodied, expected yet distinct from other Breakfast Blends
Taste, plain: Full-bodied, flavorful, slightly bitter, slight astringency, very drinkable for those who like their tea straight
Aroma in the cup, enhanced: Smooth, earthy tea aroma still evident
Taste, enhanced: Smooth, still full-bodied, fills the mouth, mild aftertaste
2nd Infusion: Lighter color, weaker taste, still drinkable
A cup of Scottish Breakfast is truly a tasty part of your breakfast, whether its “Highlands hearty,” like shown here, or a bit lighter (my usual is yogurt, OJ, and a hot “cuppa” breakfast blend tea).
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