Meh. this tea was not what i was expecting. i got a strong ‘orange/butterscotch’ smell n the nose, instead of vanilla. Also, the bergamot seemed to make this tea bitter. On the back of my tongue, I tasted a strong bitter aspect after taking a sip. I didn’t oversteep the tea, so it must be the bergamot. Bergamot is a very strong flavor in most earl greys, which is why I am not a huge fan of them. I think this tea could be perfected by adding more of a ratio of vanilla/cream in the tea. I did not taste much vanilla or cream in my tea, which is what I was expecting.
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec