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Harney & Sons Queen Catherine Breakfast Loose Tea 4 oz

Superior breakfast blend of three (Keemun, Panyang & Yunnan) Chinese black teas | loose-leaf tea | 112 g / 4 oz makes around 50 tea cups

Product Description

Superior breakfast blend of three smooth Chinese black teas, this Harney & Sons Tea was created in honor of Queen Catherine of Braganza, who was known to introduce the tea drinking habits to the British and popularized it among them. Keemun, Panyang, and Yunnan turn this tea into a mixture of dark leaves with golden tips that develops medium brown, rusty liquor sublimed into cocoa and spice.

Interesting fact:

Queen Catherine is the tea featured in the world-famous Museum of Tea in Hangzhou, China, where Harney & Sons is the only Western tea company to receive this honor. The President of Portugal presented a tin of this tea to the President of China, and later this tea was exhibited at the Chinese Museum of Tea in Hangzhou China. 

Product Contains 112 g | 4 oz of loose leaf tea | makes around 50 tea cups
Base Mix of three black Chinese teas (Keemun, Panyang, & Yunnan) 
Liquor A medium brown with dark rusty hues
Aroma An interesting blend of muted cocoa and spice
Caffeine Level Caffeinated

Medium bodied tea, not as full bodied as the strong British Legacy Tea.


As might be expected of a good Chinese tea blend, the flavors are round and relaxed. The flavors of dark honey, unsweetened cocoa and hints of spice come out slower.

Brewing Time 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temperature 212° F

About the Harney & Sons Fine Teas

The Harney & Sons story in the tea industry begins 30 years ago in Salisbury, Connecticut, when John Harney, developed a passion for fine teas and the art and craft of tea blending. John began his own journey in mastering the craft of tea blending. He produced and served his distinctive blends that were becoming more and more popular among the tea drinkers. His small back then home-based business turned to be a global company covered by popular names like Oprah and Dr. Oz and served in five-star hotels such as Four Seasons Hotels, Waldorf Astoria New York and other luxurious establishments. Harney & Sons Fine Teas sources, blends, and packages its own teas and has more than three hundred varieties. The company remains committed to delivering a superior quality teas that the consumers would truly indulge to delivery luxury to the everyday life. 

Other Details

Loose-leaf tea
Kosher Certified:
112 g / 4 oz

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  1. Exactly what I wanted 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2019 Jun 14th

    I wanted a simple breakfast tea that was less wasteful than buying individual tea bags. It's super tasty, and it fits the bill!

  2. dark and delicious! 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 2017 May 13th

    Strong crisp black tea with no bitterness, hits all the right notes. You will love it!

  3. Amazing black tea 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2016 Feb 10th

    This is by far the best black tea I have ever had. Strong and smooth smoky flavor without bitterness.

  4. OMG! My new fave! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2016 Feb 4th


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