Baker Street Blend features the smooth Keemun, rich Ceylon, Gunpowder and floral Jasmine that are found in No. 10 Blend, plus the addition of Lapsang Souchong.

Ingredients: Black tea, green tea, natural and artificial flavouring

Caffeine Caffeinated
Cup Strength Medium-Strong
Origin Blend
Tea Format Tea Bags
Type Green/Black Blend

Very Unique  Review by  Shawn

The smell was “unique” when I was steeping it and it was a tad weird on initial taste. Black teas tend towards bitter, deep, and tannic and this definitely has that, but the most prominent note is savory, which is a little weird for a tea. Kind of like a dirty martini. Wasn’t a huge fan at first, but after a few minutes I really started to like it. The description of it having “gunpowder” and “smoke” flavors is very accurate. It’s a savory tea, but it really works, for me anyway. Will definitely drink it when I want to switch things up.

Posted on 2024-01-14

So very, very good.  Review by  Lisa

I am a big fan of Lapsang souchong tea but wanted something different to have a work. Truly this is one of the best teas I have ever had. The description accurately describes the taste. This tea brings joy to my work.

Posted on 2019-04-18

Best tea I've had  Review by  Luke

This is the tea I've been looking for to replace coffee. Satisfying on levels that only tobacco and espresso have hit for me so far. I'd even go so far as to call it a 'manly tea', were it not a potentially exclusive term. This tea could be enjoyed by all.

Posted on 2016-08-31

Elementary  Review by  Watson

Bought a 10 pack of this tea when I was in Canada back in July visiting family and as a Sherlock aficionado have savoured a couple of cups of this while watching my favourite detective. It is so Sherlock, that leather smell and taste with the tobacco is just perfect for drinking while watching or reading the worlds most illustrious private detective. It reminds me of a great well aged Whisky which would probably go with this tea perfectly. Hoping to get family or Murchies to send it direct to me in Australia.

Posted on 2016-01-12

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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 Ratings

This rating method indicates the strength of flavour each tea has when brewed according to our brewing guide.

Light/Delicate Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Light/Delicate: Very light in colour and delicate in flavour
Medium Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Medium: Medium-light cup with slightly fuller cup
Medium-Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Medium-Strong: Medium-dark cup, medium body, and full flavour without harshness
Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Strong: Full body, rich cup, takes milk well
Very Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee               Very Strong: Rich, dark cup with very full, strong flavour and briskness

Coffee Ratings

We 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

Brewing Guide | Murchie's Tea & Coffee

Tea Brewing Guide

Different types of teas should be brewed according to certain times and water temperatures to bring out their best flavours. Use this guide as a starting point, and then experiment until you find the perfect brewing method for your favourite tea.

Based on approximately one level teaspoon (2.5g) of loose tea or one tea bag per 6-8 ounce (180-240ml) cup. For stronger flavour, add more tea. Brewing for longer may increase the strength of the tea, but will likely also cause bitterness.

Brew times shown in minutes.

Coffee Brewing Guide

The simplest methods for brewing coffee are drip coffee, pour over and French press. These guidelines are a starting point; modify the ratio of coffee to water, the grind, and brewing time to your taste. If your coffee is not strong enough, increase the proportion of coffee per cup of water, grind the beans finer, or allow them to brew longer – or any combination of these factors. If your coffee is too strong, simply do the opposite.

Drip coffee or pour over method: hot water is gradually poured over coffee grounds and slowly drips through

  • Fine to medium grind coffee
  • 1.5 to 2.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup of water
French press: coffee grounds are ‘steeped’ in hot water, and then a filter presses down the grounds, allowing the finished coffee to be poured off
  • Coarse grind coffee
  • 1 to 1.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup (e.g. 4-6 tbsp for a 4-cup French press)
  • Pour about 1/3 of the water over the coffee grinds; wait about 30 seconds and then pour in the rest
  • Wait 4-5 minutes, then push down the plunger to separate the grounds from finished coffee, and enjoy!

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