Purchased Dorset tea as a new product to try for my routine tea throughout the day, so I’m happy to purchase bagged, though would be nice to find a loose leaf variety. While I generally purchase Yorkshire tea, I’ve immediately noticed that Dorset tea is often an easier brew, with less cups having the tip-of-the-tongue bitterness from my lazy brewing.
I generally find the teabag brews best for around 1.5-2 minutes, with near boiling water.
The tea has a pleasant, noticeable body of Assam, which I find essential in any decent everyday blend. While the character of the tea isn’t as strong as Yorkshire, it’s a mild and interesting blend that’s enjoyable for calm days, and entertaining casual guests who I’ve often found dislike the heavier taste of Yorkshire.
It’s possible I may switch entirely to Dorset Tea for my everyday cup. It’s comforting and traditional, without being stagnant.