Black Tea - Irish Melody

India Tonic, Complex, Malty, Spicy

A tonic and complex tea, very pleasant at the beginning of the day. It offers us a dark, malty and spicy infusion. The Irish habit is to taste it with a cloud of milk and sweetened. It is also possible to discover it during your evenings at the end of the meal with a touch of whiskey... Irish of course. A selection that will delight the friends who love the green island and its generosity.

100g = 50 cups of this tea

Brewing time : 3 minutes to 3 minutes 45.
Brewing temperature : 80°c

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Black tea - Irish Melody : a gustatory journey to the land of the Celts

If you have ever traveled to Ireland, tasting this tea will bring back memories. A typical breakfast, a beautiful day beginning, that's what Irish Melody black tea promises you.

This tea is the reference for black tea lovers in the morning because of its lightness. However, our Irish friends also drink it in the evening after a meal. Always very epicurean, they drink it with a touch of local whiskey... to discover.

You can drink it plain, it is excellent. But some like it with a splash of milk and a little sugar. It's up to you to find the best taste for this Irish Breakfast Melody black tea.

Close your eyes and imagine yourself in the heart of the wonderful Irish nature while listening to local songs. A true moment of escape is promised to you with this black tea of very beautiful quality.

What are the flavors of Irish Melody black tea?

This Irish black tea sings its sweet melody in your cup. It reveals sweet and robust notes, even malty due to the presence of Assam tea grown in India. An invigorating tea to start the day.

Black tea - Irish Melody: from the plantation to the cup

Irish Melody black tea is made of Assam tea. It is grown in India, in the state of Assam, which is located in the far east of India near Bhutan and Bangladesh.

Like all black teas, it is an oxidized tea. Also, the tea leaves undergo more processing steps than green tea.

To obtain an Irish Breakfast black tea, after harvesting the leaves are :
- withered;
- rolled;
- oxidized;
- roasted;
- sorted.

Each of these steps must be scrupulously respected to obtain an exceptional tea. They reduce the humidity of the leaves and develop their flavors for a hot drink that meets your requirements.

Food and tea: David Vanille's pairings

Black tea is naturally enjoyed with small cookies, cakes, even chocolate cakes.

But we are not talking about just any black tea. Irish is quite typical and people who have traveled to Ireland know it. So yes, of course, it goes well with a sweet snack. But I suggest you enjoy it Irish style with a savory breakfast.

So my Irish Melody black tea pairs perfectly with a dish of Irish sausages, black pudding rings, eggs, red beans and bacon. You can also enjoy it with smoked salmon accompanied by brown bread, a traditional black cereal bread, or a Guinness bread.

Preparation and tasting advice for your black tea - Irish Melody

Brewing temperature: 80°
Brewing time: between 3 minutes and 3 minutes 45
Dosage: 10 g for one liter of water
Ideal moment for tasting: In the morning of course, but finally, it is so good that it can be enjoyed at any time of the day for its taste and its virtues.

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Tonic, Complex, Malty, Spicy
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Sandrine G. published the 17/04/2023 following an order made on 02/04/2023


Excellent ! Pour moi thé du matin avec un peu de lait

Laurence I. published the 10/02/2023 following an order made on 21/01/2023


belle decouverte

VIRGINIE O. published the 24/12/2022 following an order made on 06/12/2022


Parfait pour mon p'tit déj'

Anne B. published the 10/03/2022 following an order made on 29/01/2022


parfumé comme j'aime

Andrée G. published the 20/02/2022 following an order made on 05/02/2022


Pas encore goûté

PHILIPPE M. published the 11/02/2022 following an order made on 27/01/2022



Anita E. published the 11/02/2022 following an order made on 25/01/2022


Alors là, je n’ai pas compris les nombreux commentaires élogieux. Fade, odeur et goût étranges. Je n’ai en rien retrouvé le goût des différents thés que je connais. J’ai tenté d’augmenter les doses : il devient amer, mais tjs pas de parfum ni de goût. Je me demande bien de quoi est composé ce thé… Plus qu’une deception, un certain mécontentement

Patrick L. published the 11/02/2022 following an order made on 13/01/2022


Très bien

Alexandra G. published the 04/02/2022 following an order made on 12/01/2022


Excellente qualité

Cyrille L. published the 13/01/2022 following an order made on 19/12/2021