The classic Italian ice cream dessert: Vanilla notes with a shot of espresso!



Black Tea


The classic Italian ice cream dessert: Vanilla notes with a shot of espresso!


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lProduct Description

Inspired by the classic Italian coffee-based dessert, traditionally served as a shot of espresso over a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


This lush black tea is blended with roasted coffee beans and almonds for extra nutty notes, AND in true B&B style, we’ve finished this one off with brew-TEA-ful blue flower petals.


Sri Lankan black tea, coffee beans, apple pieces, rosehip, hibiscus, almond pieces, cranberry, currents, blue cornflowers, natural flavouring


Warning: Contains nuts.


Please check out our allergens page for any queries you may have regarding ingredients. 

pBrew the perfect cup

1 heaped teaspoon per cup - 100° water - 4 mins - with or without milk


Check out our easy 'How to make a perfect cup of loose tea' post on our UniversiTEA blog for more help with brewing tips and techniques. 

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Product Reviews


Based on 14 reviews


Shouldn’t work but it does!

If someone had said to me that I would be drinking a tea with coffee beans in it, I would have laughed. Yet this is exactly what Affogatea does. The flavours are complex and rewarding to drink and I use this one when I want a stronger flavour and a bit of a caffeine boost. Really lovely to drink when coming home from work. It is actually better than the affogato dessert it is based on!



Got this in my first tea club and it was an instant favorite


Drink it like the dessert

This is one of those teas that tastes great on the counter steeped in milk but doesn't work when you take it home and drink it long and black. After a bit of experimenting I've found it loveliest brewed short and strong, served on ice with a splash of oatly barista.


Good, but not one of the best

Although the tea leaves certainly smell like vanillay coffee, I thought the coffee taste came through but not the sweetness.
I also found that I preferred the tea with milk, despite the tea's pacakging suggesting it was better without.
I personally preferred the Jelly & Ice Cream tea for capturing the taste as well as the smell.


Strange but in a good way

A bit strange with the coffee flavour but delicious!


Tea as you've never known it. Truly inspired blends.

If you are bored with the usual array of teas and infusions in supermarkets these blends from Bird & Blend are the ones for you. They are truly innovative and the range is superb. Why hasn't anyone thought of this before? I tried the Affogatea because I can't resist affogato in Italian restaurants. So now, I can have a delicious affogato without the calories!


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If you are bored of the usual range of big brand teas and infusions on offer in supermarkets you must give these a try!

I tried the Affogatea (because I can't resist Affogato in Italian restaurants) The taste is exactly what you hope for when you choose your flavour. Delicious affogato without the calories!

This is a totally new concept in tea drinking and the range of flavours is superb .

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This is delicious, it's a delicate but bold black tea, with strong coffee beans mixed it in with a sweet almond flavour. I've been having it with breakfast with a splash of skinny oat milk.
Thoroughly enjoying it. Wish I'd brought a bigger pack!



Easily one of the the best and moreish teas available. I’ll be sad when I run out of this.


Love this tea!

A new favourite. :)


AFFOGATEA is Affa Fine!!

So Affa Fine translated means Soooo Good! This tea is amazing - it’s exactly like coffee and ice cream. A definite winner!!


If you miss fairytale of NY you need this

Get it if you miss the Fairytale of NY tea.


It's like tiramisu in a cup!

Absolutely in love with this! I've tried it as latte and it's sooooo delicious!



I love this blend so much! It reminds me of Fairytale of NY at Christmas which needs to come back!!!