East Frisian BOP

5 star average rating
13 Reviews Write a Review
A classic Ostfriesen blend of Assam teas. Authentic 100% orthodox tea blended in Germany for those who like a hearty, malty tea.

Steeping Suggestions

Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 3 min.
Water Temperature: 212 degrees (boiling)
East Frisian BOP Reviews
5 star average rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 (based on 13 reviews)

  • Simply The Best
  • 5 star rating
  • Karl – OH – March 20, 2021
  • This is easily my favorite tea, especially for the price. It is bold enough to replace a cup of coffee and has classic assam flavors turned all the way up. I have also had great success blending it into other teas that need a little more kick.
  • Great With Desserts
  • 5 star rating
  • Jennifer – IN – February 04, 2021
  • I find that this tea goes very well with cakes and cookies. Hearty and malty, yes, but a lighter flavor than other Assams. It's one of my favorites.
  • Best of the breakfast teas samples I tried
  • 5 star rating
  • SK – RI – February 17, 2020
  • I am not a tea connoisseur, thou after trip to UK and my F&Mason tea ran out, breakfast tea I was finding locally in US was disappointing. Tried 10 or so samples of breakfast style teas from Upton and this was my favorite.
  • a great morning brew
  • 5 star rating
  • Martin – CA – February 01, 2020
  • This is a very flavorful breakfast blend. Full-bodied, quite malty and with a smooth finish. Although I take it with a modest amount of milk, I've tried it black, and it is not harsh in the least (at least brewed for 3 min.).
  • Perfect with milk and sweetener
  • 5 star rating
  • Lauren – CA – June 30, 2019
  • Tried it in the Introduction to Fine Teas sampler. Best cup of Assam I've had. It holds up very well to milk and sugar. I'm ordering more.
  • BP51 East Frisian Blend
  • 5 star rating
  • Peter – NH – January 23, 2019
  • This is by far my favorite. It has a rich, earthy flavor without any trace of bitterness. I was never into tea and always an afternoon coffee drinker until tried this. I'm hooked. Thanks
  • A lighter, sunnier treat
  • 5 star rating
  • Jorge – NY – January 15, 2019
  • The leaves themselves have a muted look to them. Not as dark as the Assams I usually favor. When brewed, the tea has the color of a medium grade maple syrup, amber. Delicate taste. Sunny start then full, biscuity finish. Good for relaxed Spring mornings. Also lovely iced.
  • Best breakfast tea!
  • 5 star rating
  • A – NJ – December 17, 2018
  • I originally tried this in Introduction to Fine Tea sampler. I ended up buying a bag. Essential it’s a breakfast tea. My stomach is sensitive to the tannins in tea (I usually need lots of sweetener—and in rare cases milk), I’m able to drink this with just a small amount of sweetener. I will definitely be buying this again!
  • Outstanding East Frisian tea, the real thing
  • 5 star rating
  • Suzanne – PA – September 15, 2018
  • I bought East Frisian tea from a well known tea company for years. Loved it. They changed the blend and it was awful and unrecognizable. I finally found the real thing and I thank Upton tea. Your East Frisian tea is wonderful. A full bodied, malty, mellow cup of tea that is delicious and perfect for mornings and afternoon pick me ups. Perfect!
  • The real deal!
  • 5 star rating
  • Angela – MA – July 08, 2018
  • I am from East Frisia in Germany and this tea is as good as my favorite home brand. It’s the real deal! Thank you for making me feel at home!
  • Always come back to this.
  • 5 star rating
  • Wendy – CA – May 25, 2018
  • With all the teas available at Upton I used to sample different black teas, but I always came back to East Frisian BOP for my every morning tea. I love it with milk. I sometimes add a cinnamon stick to the pot. I even enjoy the leftovers slightly diluted and iced in the summer.
  • Bought a 125g bag by mistake - so glad I did!
  • 5 star rating
  • Alesia – CA – March 03, 2018
  • LOVE LOVE LOVE this tea! Meant to purchase the sample size, since I've never tried it before. So glad I accidentally clicked on the bigger size. This tea is malty, strong, sooooo yummy with sweetener and milk. I have a new favorite tea. Almost didn't write a review, because I don't want to compete with other customers over this delicious tea.
  • Found it at Last
  • 5 star rating
  • Bruce – CO – January 31, 2018
  • I traveled in Switzerland for a number of years. The hotels sold a wonderful tea I couldn't forget. It took me two years, but I discovered it to be this tea sold by Upton. I later found it at a local shop, but it was not even close in flavor. I love this tea and have ordered it many times. Milk and sweetener is best. My favorite!
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