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Wow! This is really strong. The first cup I made was in 6 oz of water and was completely overwhelmed by the bergamot. Second attempt was in 8 oz and mellowed it a bit and made it somewhat more drinkable. This is so strong that it is spicey and resembles an herbal tea. Not bad at all actually, just too much for my palate to take all at once. For bergamot fans (notice I did not type Earl Grey fans) only.

N.B. Bergamot extract is used here and not “flavoring” like in Twinings, so be cautious if you have a temperamental tummy.

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Boiling 5 min, 0 sec
K S

I don’t know about Twinings but I wrote Ahmad about the use of flavoring and was told they use crystals made from freeze dried bergamot. They say it keeps and steeps better. I know Bigelow use to tear my stomach up something fierce – of course I was drinking multiple pots a day.

timmya9433

Believe it or not Ahmad’s Earl Grey is one I’d like to try next. I read your review and it moved me to order it online. :)

K S

If you are pleased with it – their Darjeeling and Number 1 teas are also great value teas. If you don’t like… I have no idea who wrote that review ;-)

ScottTeaMan

I like Stash Double Bergamot for iced tea.

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K S

I don’t know about Twinings but I wrote Ahmad about the use of flavoring and was told they use crystals made from freeze dried bergamot. They say it keeps and steeps better. I know Bigelow use to tear my stomach up something fierce – of course I was drinking multiple pots a day.

timmya9433

Believe it or not Ahmad’s Earl Grey is one I’d like to try next. I read your review and it moved me to order it online. :)

K S

If you are pleased with it – their Darjeeling and Number 1 teas are also great value teas. If you don’t like… I have no idea who wrote that review ;-)

ScottTeaMan

I like Stash Double Bergamot for iced tea.

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