Breakfast's Ready, Honey

Tea type
Honeybush Rooibos Blend
Ingredients
Not available
Flavors
Caramel, Cookie, Honey, Pepper, Smooth, Sweet, Whiskey, Wood, Burnt Sugar, Rooibos, Smoke
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Bulk, Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Caffeine Free
Certification
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Edit tea info Last updated by Cameron B.
Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 3 g 12 oz / 369 ml

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  • “I wouldn’t compare this to a classic breakfast tea since I really only taste the honeybush. Which is fine, except I was really hoping for a solid nighttime version of a classic breakfast tea. Decaf...” Read full tasting note
    65
  • “I hope everyone had an enjoyable Memorial Day.  I was a bit hesitant with this one, but B&B sent me over a single teabag sample.  Any rooibos blend shouldn’t have anything resembling...” Read full tasting note
    59
  • “Brewed from a pre-filled bag. Nice balance of flavours. I can see this being a good alternative to a breakfast blend. I often find “Breakfasts” to be too bitter, I would certainly be glad to drink...” Read full tasting note
    78
  • “I’ve been intrigued about this one for a while, but couldn’t quite fathom a rooibos blend being anything like a typical black breakfast tea. It turns out, I was right. While there’s nothing...” Read full tasting note

From Bird & Blend Tea Co.

Our new caffeine-free breakfast blend with a hint of honey – fab with milk!

Our fab new caffeine-free breakfast blend has been designed by Krisi, specifically for all those who love a great classic breakfast tea but want to avoid caffeine! A hint of honey & fab with milk.

Ingredients
Rooibos, honeybush, sunflower petals, natural flavouring.

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9 Tasting Notes

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1484 tasting notes

I wouldn’t compare this to a classic breakfast tea since I really only taste the honeybush. Which is fine, except I was really hoping for a solid nighttime version of a classic breakfast tea. Decaf versions are still the best option for me, I think.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 8 OZ / 236 ML

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I hope everyone had an enjoyable Memorial Day.  I was a bit hesitant with this one, but B&B sent me over a single teabag sample.  Any rooibos blend shouldn’t have anything resembling “breakfast” in the name!  Unless it’s what I imagine is for the very small market of people who do not drink caffeine at all.  Even then, I can’t really see how this is supposed to be a breakfast inspired blend.  So I steeped this alongside an actual black tea yesterday morning, so I’d actually be drinking a breakfast tea during breakfast but also be trying this “breakfast” tea in the morning.  What we have here is rooibos, honeybush, sunflowers and flavoring.  I can’t really tell what the flavoring is.  Is the name hinting at honey?  Reading the description later says yes to honey. Some sips it seems like a very mild sweet orange, sometimes strawberry, at the very end of the cup a biscuity flavor.  Not sure.  I intentionally went for a short steep to get as much flavor as possible without the rooibos drowning out the flavor.  Confusing all around.  It’s definitely not something I would seek out.
Steep #1 // 21 minutes after boiling // 1 minute steep
Steep #2 // just boiled // 3 minute steep
2021 sipdowns: 78

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836 tasting notes

Brewed from a pre-filled bag.

Nice balance of flavours. I can see this being a good alternative to a breakfast blend. I often find “Breakfasts” to be too bitter, I would certainly be glad to drink this instead.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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I’ve been intrigued about this one for a while, but couldn’t quite fathom a rooibos blend being anything like a typical black breakfast tea. It turns out, I was right.

While there’s nothing inherently wrong with this tea, and I actually enjoy the rooibos base that B&B uses, this does not make me feel like I’m drinking a breakfast tea. The scent and taste of rooibos is all I’m getting here.

Thank you for sharing Cameron!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec 3 g 14 OZ / 414 ML

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Sipdown! (5)

I did a somewhat shorter steep on this blend this time to see if I could eke out a bit more of the flavoring (or any at all…).

It mostly still just tastes like a combination of rooibos and honeybush… There is perhaps an extra touch of butteriness? But definitely not a strong honey note.

This wasn’t an unpleasant tea, just a confusing one, LOL!

Flavors: Burnt Sugar, Caramel, Honey, Pepper, Sweet, Wood

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML
Courtney

At least it’s a sipdown!

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I let this tea in pouch quite for long without any notice.

I took it again today, to finish it. So it’s actually SIPDOWN as well.

Turned out really different (as aged, maybe), but still somehow boring.
It was very woody, some honey flavours and quite bold. This time it was as well most similar to English Breakfast as they claim, but still far from tasty for me.
It was smooth, tasty, but I am not a fan. It’s just a strange flaovur — real honey is somehow different.
I don’t know why I don’t like it that much as I would expect.

Flavors: Honey, Wood

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