Every company has their own rendition of an English Afternoon tea.
Traditionally inspired, Murchie's English Afternoon has a medium strength to help sustain one through the afternoon doldrums. A blend of high quality Ceylon, Himalayan and Darjeeling teas, this timeless blend is one all tea lovers should keep in their cupboard.
|Brew Temperature:||205 to 212°F, or 96 to 100°C|
|Brew Time:||3 to 5 Minutes|
|Brew Quantity:||1 tsp to 6-8oz or 5g to 177-237ml of water|
Customer Reviews (2)
- good any timeReview by sherry
- This is my go-to tea for any time of day. It tastes equally good whether brewed lightly or to the max. It has enough body to be perfect served with milk and no sugar. (Posted on 2013-01-07)
- A long-time favorite!Review by Snowgirl
- English Afternoon has been a favorite in my family for years. My 10 yr old son asks for English Afternoon. It is a well balanced medium bodied tea, approprite for morning or afternoon. None of the Murchies teas seem to get that icky after-taste acidity if you leave the tea bag in a moment too long. I first purhased this absolutely years ago from the Victoria store while on vacation. I live in the in State of Oregon in the US and Murchies is our favorite tea, hands down. I have been to expensive tea shops here and purchased their "upscale" teas and am always disappointed because Murchies is my gold standard! (Posted on 2012-11-20)
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Flavour Profile Guide
Tea and coffee tasting is a very individual, multi-dimensional experience: one person’s perfect cup can be too strong or weak, too brisk or watery for the next person. At Murchie’s, we believe that the best tea or coffee is the one that YOU like the best! We use the following flavour profile guides to help compare our teas and coffees within a relative scale.
Tea Strength RatingsThis rating method indicates the strength of flavour each tea has when brewed according to our brewing guide.
|Light/Delicate: Very light in colour and delicate in flavour|
|Medium: Medium-light cup with slightly fuller cup|
|Medium-Strong: Medium-dark cup, medium body, and full flavour without harshness|
|Strong: Full body, rich cup, takes milk well|
|Very Strong: Rich, dark cup with very full, strong flavour and briskness|
Coffee RatingsWe rate the flavour properties of our coffees along two dimensions: roast and body.
Roast is simply a result of how long and how hot the beans have been roasted, which can be seen in the colour of the finished bean, and typically results in general flavour traits:
|Light Roast||More acidity, brightness and a slight pucker|
|Medium Roast||Slightly richer flavours, some acidity, enhanced creaminess|
|Dark Roast||Distinctive roasted flavour, sometimes notes of toasted sugar or charcoal|
Body is the term used to describe how the brewed coffee feels in your mouth:
|Light Body||Easy to drink with little lingering flavour, ‘thin’ or ‘clean’ feeling on the palate|
|Medium Body||Heavier, creamier mouth-feel with more lingering flavour|
|Full Body||Rich, full-mouth feeling: hits all of the palate and lingers|