Miles West Country Original in a box of 80 Tea Bags
Get Miles West Country Original in Loose Tea if you prefer.
Miles Signature Tea, West Country Original is ideal any time of day, afternoon or evening. According to many tea drinkers, once you try this tea, it will become your favorite. To create this tea, Miles blends teas from Africa and India.
What makes Miles West Country Original a unique tea?
Although Miles West Country Original may be unfamiliar to many tea drinkers outside of England, it is a unique tea. When making its West Country Original, Miles starts with traditional methods of tasting a variety of teas and blending different teas to produce the tea special taste. Then, Miles add the latest manufacturing processes and packaging technology.
For the last 4 consecutive years, Miles is included in Best Brands magazine top 5 UK Tea & Coffee brands. For 2017, Miles is ranked number 2. This outranks all other UK tea companies.
How to Make Perfect Cup of Miles West Country Original Tea
Before you begin, you will need to gather the following:
1 Miles West Country Tea Bag
Kettle (for boiling water)
Milk or Lemon (optional)
Sugar or Sweetener (optional)
With these ingredients in hand, follow these steps:
1. Boil fresh water in your kettle. Use fresh water every time you boil water for tea.
2. Cover tea bag with boiled water.
3. Allow tea bag for steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
4. Add sugar or sweetener to your taste (optional).
5. Add milk or lemon or have the tea black.
Enjoy your perfect cup of Miles West Country Original Tea.
Tea leaves from India (Assam), and Africa.
Minehead, Somerset, England
Today, Miles Tea is part of England's West Country, which is in the southwestern part of the country. Usually, the term includes the English counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, and Bristol.
Although the company is synonymous with Derek Miles, it actually started in 1888, when Henry Miles, Derek's grandfather, started Henry Miles & Co, a tea blending business in Birmingham, England.
In World War II, in 1941, the Miles Tea plant in Birmingham was bombed twice.
In 1951, current company head Derek Miles began his career in the tea business in London.
In 1961, Derek purchased a shop in the West Country and also worked as tea inspector.
In 1973, Derek purchased Henry Miles & Co and it became part of DJ Miles.
In 1996, tea production moved to its current home of Minehead, England.
In 2016, the company re-branded and became known as Miles Tea.