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I had to pick this tea up mostly becuase the colour of the packaging of the individual tea bags. Obvsiously the advertising worked on this one. Ha.

This double bergamot Earl Grey is wonderful. I find sometimes when there is increased bergamot, it does not work well with the black tea base, and can often become bitter. But this one is perfectly balanced. There is a strong bergamot smell that is consistent from the dry tea to the tea liquor. You can also taste the strong citrousy bergamot in the steeped tea. It is almost creamy over the black tea base.

I am happy I picked this one up. Damn pretty colours!!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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I am a lifetime tea lover.

I did foray into the world of coffee for a period of time, but I returned to my true love. I still, however, enjoy a good cup of java.

My all time favorite tea is Earl Grey, which I drink every morning, the stronger the bergamot the better. I definitely prefer natural oil of bergamot to artificial flavouring.

I mostly like black and dark oolong teas. My current favs are Fujian blacks, Keemun and Assams, and Wuyi oolongs. I gravitate towards anything with lychee in it. I also drink a lot of herbal blends but am wary of hibiscus. I do not favour mate, or pu’erh tea, although I have found a few blends that I like. (I so badly want to like straight pu’erh tea but it all tastes gross to me. I keep trying though). Rooibos, green and white teas fall somewhere in the middle. I find myself gravitating towards heavily roasted oolongs and teas from Paris/France based companies.

I love iced teas and cold brews.

My current tea goal is to make the perfect cup of chai from scratch – almost there…I think.

I am in love with the whole experience of tea.

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Saskatchewan, CANADA

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