Yorkshire tea—an iconic breakfast blend.

Yorkshire Blend is a classic black tea blend. It derives its name from the English town of Yorkshire and its historical tea traditions. Specifically, Charles Taylor originally blended this tea in the 1970s to suit the town’s water supply. Yorkshire blends are characteristically mid-strength brews that sport complex tasting notes.

Moreover, our Yorkshire Blend offers a twist on the typical breakfast brew experience. This is thanks to its developed aroma and flavour notes. Why not add a cup of Yorkshire Blend into your daily self-care ritual? We think you will love the deliciously smooth flavour of this classic household favourite.

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Why drink Yorkshire tea?

It's unsurprising that Yorkshire tea has maintained its status as a crowd favourite across cultures for centuries. Yorkshire tea offers a great morning pick-me-up with its bold yet smooth flavour. It’s also the perfect afternoon companion when you need the mental strength to keep calm and carry on. This makes adding Yorkshire Blend into your tea selection a worthwhile investment.

Consider pouring a cup of Yorkshire tea the next time you want to relax and unwind during some well deserved “me” time. Enjoy the soothing aromas and elegant flavours of a freshly brewed Yorkshire Blend.

Making a mug of tea is also a great gesture of hospitality and a wonderful way to welcome someone into your home. Spend time together with those you love with a mug of Yorkshire tea in hand and make them feel welcome.

 

What is breakfast tea?

With so many different types on the market, it’s no wonder the definition of breakfast tea is a little confusing! At the most basic level, breakfast tea is any black tea variety that uses leaves from multiple, international, tea-growing regions, and is blended with a certain country or region’s cultural taste in mind. You can find out more about breakfast tea and its history here.

Named by the flagship tea company who first created a blend to offset the high mineral content in the Yorkshire water supply, Yorkshire Blend uses leaves from Sri Lanka and was first introduced in the 1970s. While originally brewed in Yorkshire, this blend is now popular across the globe.

 

How to brew Yorkshire Blend tea

To brew a perfect cup of loose-leaf Yorkshire tea you need to do the following.

  • Use one teaspoon or two grams of tea per 200ml of water.
  • Pour in water at 95°C.
  • Steep for 3-5 minutes, depending on how strong you want the brew to be.
  • Add a splash of milk or dash of honey if you would prefer your Yorkshire Blend to be extra sweet. Otherwise, enjoy!
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    Buy Yorkshire tea online or in-store at one of The Tea Centre's stores

    Here at The Tea Centre, we pride ourselves on the elite quality of our tea and work hard to ensure your tea drinking experience is luxurious and thoroughly enjoyable. You will notice that our Yorkshire tea is a beautifully fragrant and enticing blend of earthy Ceylon tea leaves. It’s all part of our plan to provide you with the finest tea possible.

    Making a pot or a cup of Yorkshire tea with loose leaves is not as hard as it sounds, with a variety of easy-to-use infusers and strainers available. However, if you are looking for a quicker alternative, we do also offer a range of teas in biodegradable pyramid tea bags, including black tea bags, green tea bags, and herbal tea bags.

    Interested in other teas? Look through our selections of black teas, green teas, and herbal teas to find the ones that are right for you.