Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Lancashire Tea - from Asda - it had a label on the shelf saying "locally produced" and it is, being made about 10 miles away in Newton Le Willows (it's in Merseyside, but Merseyside was historically a part of Lancashire anyway, so I'll happily call in Lancashire tea). I was surprised by how nice it tastes, considering the old fashioned packaging and tea bag style (square). They recommend a brew of 3 - 4 minutes. I went for 3 minutes, and had a strong (but not bitter) cup of tea. They also suggest pouring the tea onto the milk, I'm not so sure about that, but each to his own. There's even a history of Lancaster printed on the bottom. If you can find some, then I'd say buy it!

Hi there~ I found your blog when I was searching for reviews about tea on the Internet. I really appreciate your details review of different teas your tried! All the entries are very informative!! Thanks alot!

I am also a tea lover!! My favourite tea is green tea. I find it difficult to get good quality green tea from supermarket. recently I bought a pack of organic green tea from an online tea shop and it was really good!! much better than those from the supermarket!

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Enjoy your tea~

You ought to take another look (taste) of Lancashire Tea. Last year it had a great taste, but since it had financial troubles they seem to have changed the recipe - It now tastes like licking out an ashtray might. Commercial suicide by all accounts.
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