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French Breakfast Tea by Mariage Frères

Mariage Frères

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Tea Type: Black

Flavor: A full-bodied breakfast tea that will awaken the senses with deep malty notes and a hint of bittersweet chocolate.

Drink this tea with: Pairs wonderfully with Partridges Honey & Lavender Butter Biscuits and the morning newspaper.

Cooking with tea: Move over hickory, use this tea to create a flavorful tea smoking packet for your favorite grilled meats. Discover how to smoke with tea here.

Words from Mariage Frères: “This perfect marriage of great and elegant black teas produces a rounded taste of malt and chocolate. Its highly developed flavour is both powerful and refined. A felicitous blend in the best tradition of the French art of Tea. With or without milk, perfect with a continental breakfast.”

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Producer
Mariage Frères
Country
France
Region
Paris
Size
Various

Customer Reviews

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Anahid Vrana
French Breakfast Tea by Mariage Frères

Absolutely delicious tea company.
Thanks for offering this amazing brand.
Happy in Chapel Hill

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Kate
My Favorite Tea

I typically love strong, flat black teas with an Assam base, like Yorkshire, over citrus-infused black teas like Earl Grey. I also like to drink my tea with a little bit of milk, to cut the acid, and for flavor.

This tea... this tea! It has an incredible depth of flavor, I can only describe it floridly. It's gentle, like a warm hug from a favorite, mischievous aunt. It's sweet, with subtle chocolate notes, like you dunked one single digestive biscuit in it once. It's incredibly smooth-- once it hits that perfect temperature, it's like wrapping up in a favorite blanket.

I brew 3-5 minutes with fully boiling water, although I've forgotten it for as long as 20 minutes (!!!) and with a little milk it's still very pleasant.

If you prefer the Earl Grey side of things-- try the Paris Breakfast Blend. Like tea and marmalade.

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George Harris
Not what I thought I was ordering but good

I intended to buy Paris Breakfast tea but somehow wound up ordering French Breakfast tea. It is good but am going to have to order Paris as well

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Peggy Snyder
The BEST Tea

Love love love the French Breakfast Tea by Mariage Freres

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Margaret
What A Way to Start the Day

So satisfying a cup of French Breakfast