Lovely! The other day, I tasted the Earl Grey Excelsior and I absolutely fell in love with it. As far as “Earl Grey”… this blend falls a little short of the Excelsior, but, then again, they are two different teas. And for what this is intended to be – an Afternoon Tea – it is quite lovely.

The bergamot is softer here, more like a squeeze of citrus in my cup of tea rather than a primary focus. The jasmine is quite soft, just enough to give a floral whisper to the cup and enhance some of the bergamot’s floral notes without coming off as soapy. The black tea is brisk and on the dry, astringent side.

Very pleasing: a little fruity, a little floral, and bright tea flavor. Nice.

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My favorite teas are Yellow Teas with most Oolong teas at a close second. As far as “flavored” teas go, I love Earl Grey, Chocolate and Jasmine teas.

I also am intrigued by flavored teas with an unusual or unique flavor combination.


I don’t do a whole lot of swaps anymore, however, I do occasionally sell sampler boxes. I don’t always have sampler boxes available as it depends upon how much time I have as well as packaging supplies. If you’re interested, keep an eye out or PM me and I’ll let you know when I have some posted.


Most of the teas that I record in my notes here are going to have a fairly high rating from me. This is not because I am not discerning, but because I do not usually waste my time on drinking tea I do not care for, nor will I waste my time on writing about it.


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