Classic English Breakfast Tea

180 gms

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Black, grainy teas blended with long, wiry strands of whole leaf sprinkled with golden tips.

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Strong, Full-Bodied, Vintage Blend

Flavour: Bright, brisk, and full-bodied on the palate with deep intones of sweet malt, a true quality of the best second-flush Assam teas. The mild but sweet, high elevation, long leaf teas add to the natural sweetness of the tea.

Aroma: Sweet, like crushed raisins.
Rare, Malty, Strong, full-bodied, coloury liquor with a hint of spice.

Tastes best when brewed with a spot of milk.

Organic and Rare brews from Motley Brew

Most of our produce is single estate, and certified organic. We like to buy the whole invoice to ensure we have a unique produce.

Ethically Sourced Tea and Coffee Motley Brew

Most of our produce is ethically sourced directly from Rainforest Alliance certified estates across India.


We source directly and ethically, eliminating middlemen and in the process ensuring the fastest crop to cup time.


Our packages are nitro-flushed  to sustainably lock-in freshness and arrive at your doorstep in reusable tins and bio-degradable cartons.

All About

Classic English Breakfast Tea


Traditionally associated with a hearty English Breakfast, the classic version of English Breakfast tea is a blend of black teas, usually of Assam CTC and Ceylon Orthodox teas. In recent times, Kenyan and Rwandan teas have also been incorporated to reduce the cost of the blend and various combinations are available on the market. The Motley Brew version is a robust, full-bodied, Assam second flush tea with a splattering of well-rolled, long-leaf high elevation orthodox teas from the Nilgiris with some tippy Darjeeling as well.

Strong and brisk on the palate, with sweet, malty tones, it lends itself well to milk and sugar, which are a classic pairing combination for tea. Our interpretation of a classic seeks to keep its originality intact, yet enhance the flavour irrespective of whether consumed with or without milk. Rich in Theanine and moderate in Caffeine, they also make the perfect start to the day. 

Health Benefits

As with all black teas, this tea contains natural anti-oxidants referred to as flavonoids, which help fight free radicals in the body. A high percentage of catechins are present in black tea which boosts energy and improve metabolism. 

Black teas contain a good portion of potassium, which is known to improve hydration, reduce fatigue and improve energy. Traces of manganese are also present which help bone density. As with any natural product, taken in moderation, black teas add to the overall well-being of a person, keeping them naturally alert and vibrant with a sense of calm.

  1. Bring unfiltered water to a gentle boil to approximately 90 deg. Celsius (208 deg. Fah.).
  2. Place 1 tsp. tea (2.5 gms. approx.) per cup in a pre-heated teapot, and pour the water from above.
  3. In case of several cups, add a tsp. extra for the pot.
  4. Steep for 4-5 mins as per taste.
  5. Tastes best with just a tsp. of milk, or as desired.
  6. Add sugar, or sweetener only if desired.
  • Add a spot of milk, and sugar/sweetener for a perfect after-meal ‘dessert’ tea.
  • Add a few drops of lemon to the infusion alone, watch the colour change, and enjoy the freshness of lemon and tea together. Best post a hearty meal.

Suggested Food Pairing

  • As the name suggests, an ideal accompaniment to a hearty English or Indian breakfast.
  • Freshly baked bread/croissants with a dab of butter and strawberry jam.
  • Buttery cookies

Reviews Steeped in Satisfaction

  • Excellent flavours and packaging

    Debashis Ghosal Avatar Debashis Ghosal
    May 17, 2023

    Superb tea! Remarkable flavor and aroma. Makes you close your eyes while sipping and savor the experience. Brew and enjoy!!!

    Sneha Ghosh Avatar Sneha Ghosh
    May 17, 2023

    First of all the inspired name. Brilliant. The packaging is top class. And most importantly the product is as advertised. If you are a coffee lover i guarantee , you... read more

    Pullat Ramachandran Avatar Pullat Ramachandran
    May 18, 2023
  • still have some stock as I'm not an everyday tea person. Overall good stuff say the turmeric tea was particularly interesting. Great quality and the flavours are really pure and... read more

    A Jatia Avatar A Jatia
    May 22, 2023

    Love their rhododendron and earl grey tea. Absolutely lovely brews.

    bissack Avatar bissack
    May 17, 2023

    Got Motley Brew Gift pack on Diwali.Sitting on my coffee table , this pack of 9 delectable tea variants always impresses friends and family .My favourite is Kashmiri Kahwah.The... read more

    pooja gupta Avatar pooja gupta
    May 20, 2023
  • I love high grown Orthodox, and it doesn't get any better than a a darjeeling. Motley have managed to perfect that delicate balance between flavor, strength and aroma. It's truly... read more

    Utpal Lahiri Avatar Utpal Lahiri
    May 18, 2023

    Lovely! Do give it a try

    Anisha Ghosal Avatar Anisha Ghosal
    May 17, 2023

    Got introduced to their brand through a cup of Kahwah Tea atba friend' s place. For many like me waened on our milky, masala chais, this saffron and rose combination... read more

    Con munist Avatar Con munist
    May 16, 2023
  • Tried the Kahwa and it was spectacular. No essences, Only pure extracts and whole ingredients. Such a pleasure to see the tea leaves, along with whole rose petals, cardamom, saffron,... read more

    Melrose Rebeiro Avatar Melrose Rebeiro
    May 17, 2023

    Most amazing experience. As a tea lover, I was so glad I got to experience Motley Brew. High quality stuff, perfect taste, priced very economically and very classy. Even 5-star... read more

    Vijay Iyer Avatar Vijay Iyer
    May 17, 2023

    I have tried almost all the flavours of Motley brew....All are very refreshing and aromatic ...

    Neha Kothari Avatar Neha Kothari
    May 17, 2023


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