drank Rosy Earl Grey by Teas Etc
1112 tasting notes

Rose! Jasmine! Earl Grey! It’s like a fairy tea sister offered to send a magic tea with all my best loved flavors in it. Wait! This really happened!! Rabs sent this tea to me!!!! :)

I LOVE IT!!!!

If you too love these things, you HAVE to try this tea! It’s blended SO WELL. As you can imagine, all these fruits and florals together could be an awful, sickening mess, but this is PERFECT. Every single flavor comes through, but is subtle and delightful. I think the black Earl Grey is the anchor that holds this whole confection together. The rose and jasmine add just the right flavor and sweetness. Not a single solitary addition needed.

This tea is also very beautiful. Rose petals and buds. Green tea amongst the black. Long elegant leaves. This tea is a delight for the eyes as well as the palate!

I’ve been really good about not buying tea, but this one is getting bought as soon as the month turns!!! Love, love, love!

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec
gmathis

This just sounds like something that one should drink in gilt-edged antique cups while wearing a feather boa :o)

Rabs

I almost exploded from joy that you love this as much as I do!!!!! I know that my tastes can run a bit frou-frou, so I wasn’t sure if it was just Stephanie and me who were ga-ga over this blend. Holy-moly: I’m getting teary eyed! LOL! So very glad you enjoyed!!!!!!! ♥

Stephanie

Okay—I wrote a comment but I deleted it because it had typos :)
“Confection” is the perfect word for this tea!! I bought the biggest bag they had and it was worth it because it’s being gobbled up at work and at home!

JacquelineM

gmathis – how about a hand painted cup and a dress from the 1940s? :) It will have to do for today :) :) :) I do have some gilt edged tea cups and saucers at home that once belonged to my Aunt Rosie – they would be the perfect cups for this tea!!! They are from Aunt ROSEie and have ROSES on them for ROSEy Earl Grey!!!

Rabs – I am INSANE over this tea!!!

gmathis

Next time I’m at my parents, I have a Rubbermaid tub in their attice full of frou-frou “cups of the month” (with birthday flowers, I think) that my grandmother bought me when I was in grade school. At the time I thought they were silly and fussy, especially when I wanted clothes and whatever the hot Mattel toy was at the time … I believe it’s time for me to bring them home and appreciate them now.

Rabs

Lol! I bought the giant bag too after I had my horrible tea accident. Now you can fully understand my utter devestation when most of it (all the pretty flowers and all) spilled to the floor! :(

JacquelineM

I’m so glad you saved them!! Yes, I think now is the time :)

SoccerMom

I agree with jacquelineM it is time! :)

Rabs

I agree with JacquelineM as well regarding the lovely tea cups!

I also just reread this note having read it super-quick at work since the boss was lurking and realized that you called me your “fairy tea sister!” Squee! Back at ya for the Nuit a Versailles! :D

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gmathis

This just sounds like something that one should drink in gilt-edged antique cups while wearing a feather boa :o)

Rabs

I almost exploded from joy that you love this as much as I do!!!!! I know that my tastes can run a bit frou-frou, so I wasn’t sure if it was just Stephanie and me who were ga-ga over this blend. Holy-moly: I’m getting teary eyed! LOL! So very glad you enjoyed!!!!!!! ♥

Stephanie

Okay—I wrote a comment but I deleted it because it had typos :)
“Confection” is the perfect word for this tea!! I bought the biggest bag they had and it was worth it because it’s being gobbled up at work and at home!

JacquelineM

gmathis – how about a hand painted cup and a dress from the 1940s? :) It will have to do for today :) :) :) I do have some gilt edged tea cups and saucers at home that once belonged to my Aunt Rosie – they would be the perfect cups for this tea!!! They are from Aunt ROSEie and have ROSES on them for ROSEy Earl Grey!!!

Rabs – I am INSANE over this tea!!!

gmathis

Next time I’m at my parents, I have a Rubbermaid tub in their attice full of frou-frou “cups of the month” (with birthday flowers, I think) that my grandmother bought me when I was in grade school. At the time I thought they were silly and fussy, especially when I wanted clothes and whatever the hot Mattel toy was at the time … I believe it’s time for me to bring them home and appreciate them now.

Rabs

Lol! I bought the giant bag too after I had my horrible tea accident. Now you can fully understand my utter devestation when most of it (all the pretty flowers and all) spilled to the floor! :(

JacquelineM

I’m so glad you saved them!! Yes, I think now is the time :)

SoccerMom

I agree with jacquelineM it is time! :)

Rabs

I agree with JacquelineM as well regarding the lovely tea cups!

I also just reread this note having read it super-quick at work since the boss was lurking and realized that you called me your “fairy tea sister!” Squee! Back at ya for the Nuit a Versailles! :D

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I love to cook, bake, read, paint, knit, do needlework, and garden. I need my coffee, but I LOVE my tea. I work at an Art School, and attend a large public university doing post-bac work (my BA is in English). I’m interested in the liminal spaces between art and craft, the academic and the practical, the individual and community, and the old and the new. I’m currently exploring these ideas through the disciplines of education, literature, history, and psychology.

I enjoy writing tasting notes, but have decided not to numerically rate teas as of 9/14/10. For an explanation, see my looooong tasting note about Mountain Malt from the Simple Leaf.

My favorites:
Chinese black teas
A good “milk and sugar” English style black
Earl Grey (classic, and in all variations!)
Vanilla teas (classic, and in all variations!)
Jasmine, Rose, Violet and other froofy, flowery teas!
An Occasional Oolong
Flavored Rooibos
Herbal Tisanes

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