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What’s the nicest brand of tea?

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TheDuchessOfKidderminster Tue 17-Oct-17 12:25:58

I’ve been pondering this since I saw on another thread (about food to send to America I think) that lots of people think Yorkshire Tea is horrid. It’s the one I prefer to get when it’s my turn to buy so I’m wondering what’s better so that I can try to educate my taste buds a bit!

RickOShay Tue 17-Oct-17 12:27:38

I like Twinings, but I think it is personal taste, do you drink tea?

Marmite27 Tue 17-Oct-17 12:29:12

I used to only be able to drink twinnings everyday. Then I got pregnant and couldn’t get hold of twinnings in decaf easily, so switched to Yorkshire decaf tea, which 2 years later I prefer.

SageYourResoluteOracle Tue 17-Oct-17 12:30:46

I love Clipper tea! ☕️

seasidesally Tue 17-Oct-17 12:30:53

Yorkshire tea for hard water for me

Crunchymum Tue 17-Oct-17 12:31:20

Only drink Yorkshire tea and I'm a life long tea drinker, who has tried the lot.

Gatekeeper Tue 17-Oct-17 12:32:20

Ringtons which is available online but if you live in NE England then a delivery driver will come round with his wicker basket full od tea coffee ans biscuits for you to choose from

Catabogus Tue 17-Oct-17 12:32:29

Yorkshire. No contest.

Longdistance Tue 17-Oct-17 12:32:35

The Sainsbo’s red label is nice.

As is Yorkshire Gold.

I’m goona try Aldi’s own next as I’ve fallen out with PG Tips, they seem weaker than they used to.

noblegiraffe Tue 17-Oct-17 12:33:51

Typhoo. Our local Sainsburys doesn’t sell it for some reason so I have to make special trips to ASDA. Twinings breakfast tea will do on holiday.

CrowOnTheBroom Tue 17-Oct-17 12:34:48

Twinings everyday, no contest. I can taste the difference and you can have a strong cup with no bitterness. Lovely.brew

Pickledonion24 Tue 17-Oct-17 12:35:10

I don’t drink tea but boyfriend loves fortnum and masons tea selection

ILoveMyMonkey Tue 17-Oct-17 12:37:14

Clipper but it's pricey so my everyday tea is Yorkshire.

FloControl Tue 17-Oct-17 12:39:06

Waitrose Gold Extra Strong or M&S Extra Strong are my usual brands.

SexLubeAndAFishSlice Tue 17-Oct-17 12:39:40

PG Tips in this house!

TheDuchessOfKidderminster Tue 17-Oct-17 12:40:13

I drink quite a lot of tea when I’m at home - I haven’t actually bought Twinings for years, might have to give some of their Assam a try again.

WonderingWomen Tue 17-Oct-17 12:41:14

Everyday tea - typhoo

Posh tea - Tea pigs Everyday Brew.

antimatter Tue 17-Oct-17 12:43:01

it all depends on water quality. Even best tea and horrible water will not give best tasting tea.

Eolian Tue 17-Oct-17 12:44:26

I'm a massive tea fan and usually have about 12 different teas in my cupboard, most of them loose-leaf single variety teas, some from my local independent tea shop. I always have a box of plain tea bags on the go too though. Which brand you like is mostly just a question of personal taste though. There's nothing wrong with Yorkshire Tea - I quite often pick that as my tea bags choice.

PinkDaffodil2 Tue 17-Oct-17 12:44:55

Yorkshire for hard water!

FunkinEll Tue 17-Oct-17 12:45:02

Barry's Gold or Twinings for breakfast tea.

SpottedGingham Tue 17-Oct-17 12:45:25

Yorkshire tea here.

TheDuchessOfKidderminster Tue 17-Oct-17 12:45:56

And Clipper, I’ll have to try that (think I’ve bought it before but can’t remember). We got Ringtons for a while but the delivery guy always used to come at around 4 o’clock when I’m usually out so that kind of petered out - shame as I really liked their ginger biscuits!

LuxuryWoman2017 Tue 17-Oct-17 12:46:01

Barry's tea would be my top choice but it's hard to come by here, so Yorkshire next or Clipper.

I'd rather go without my tea than drink other popular brands, although I did have Twinings in a hotel recently which was quite nice.
I love tea, love it.

torthecatlady Tue 17-Oct-17 12:46:19

I like tea pigs

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