Since the 1930s, Brodies Famous Edinburgh Tea has been blended in Scotland's capital city. A black tea, Famous Edinburgh Tea is a blend of Ceylon and Kenya tea leaves. Ceylon tea leaves are used to make the tea light and refreshing. Kenyan tea leaves give the tea is bright edge.
What makes Famous Edinburgh Unique?
How does Famous Edinburgh taste?
Famous Edinburgh is a Scottish Tea. It is smooth and full-bodied. Brodies is a Scottish Tea company whose tea tasters try each of the tea leaves used to make Famous Edinburgh.
What is in the drum of Famous Edinburgh?
The package of Brodies Famous Edinburgh comes in the distinctive drum. The drum holds 50 tea bags. The drum is approximately 7 inches high and 3 inches around.
Each tea bag weighs 2.5 grams. The tea bags come in the traditional square shape and measure approximately 2 ½ inches in length and 2 ½ inches in width.
How is Famous Edinburgh made?
To make Famous Edinburgh, Brodies blends tea leaves from Sri Lanka and Kenya. Blending tea leaves from a variety of countries in differing amounts, allows tea makers to achieve a specific taste. Most British teas companies blend tea leaves from multiple countries. The specific quantity of tea leaves from each region in this tea is a company secret.
Who is Brodies Tea?
Brodies Teas are till blended and packed in Scotland. Brodies is still a family business and has been importing and blending teas since 1867. Brodies started in Leith, Scotland where once tea clippers landed their cargoes. In 2002, Brodies moved to a purpose-built production unit in Musselburgh, Scotland with a state-of-the-art facilities. Ever since William Brodie started the business in 1867, his passion for quality has endured and as the company has grown and diversified the ideals remain the same - that excellence is only achieved by using the very best ingredients available.
How To Make Perfect Cup of Brodies Famous Edinburgh Tea
For a black tea, such as Famous Edinburgh, bring water to a rolling boil. Always use fresh water every time you make tea. Place the tea bag in the mug or pot and pour in the boiling water. Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes and then remove the tea bag. Add a sweetener if you prefer. Brodies Famous Edinburgh can be taken plain or with milk or lemon, whichever way you prefer.
Tea Leaves from Sri Lanka and Kenya.
Brodies Tea, Edinburgh Scotland
Brodie's is still a family business with over 130 years experience in the art of blending tea. Brodies has been importing and blending teas since 1867.
Brodies teas are blended from the finest leaves carefully selected from tea gardens around the world.
Brodies started in Leith, Scotland where once tea clippers landed their cargoes. In 2002, Brodies moved to a purpose-built production unit in Musselburgh, Scotland with a state-of-the-art facilities.
The business has seen many changes since 1867 when William Brodie first began, but his passion for quality has endured and as the company has grown and diversified the ideals remain the same that excellence is only achieved by using the very best ingredients available.
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This tea is an Assam very flavorful ... excellent.
Brought me back to Edinburgh!
Last year when we traveled to Edinbrough I bought some Brodies tea and LOVED it! I have a lot of Scotch blood running through my veins and I like a strong tea. When I ran out I decided I deserved to order more of the real thing rather than what we get here in the states.
This tea has a great taste but you'll want to double-up the bags! I took scissors and cut open a Barry's bag, a PG Tips bag, and a Brodie's bag, and carefully measured the contents of all. Barry's and PG Tips have DOUBLE the tea that the Brodie's contain. The Brodie's tea is already more expensive (per bag) than either Barry's or PG Tips, and then when you find yourself having to double the bag
I bought Brodies Edinburgh tea on a whim while shopping for a similar tea from[...] I was not familiar with the brand or the blend. Edinburgh is in my opinion a more refined version of the popular Scottish Breakfast Tea marketed by Brodies and others. Full-bodied with a deep rich colour and flavour this tea can't be beat. As someone who is on-call nights this tea is potent enough to keep me up and