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90

Lovely taste, could drink it all day. The “unbleached” teabags can be a bit of a turn-off because they look a bit dirty but less toxins and rubbish huh? I like the fact I don’t need to steep this tea forever to get a lovely strength and flavour. Very smooth, tastes like real tea should.

Preparation
Boiling 1 min, 0 sec

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83
drank Earl Grey by Clipper
6 tasting notes

I’m trying this tea whilst sitting beside the Serpentine within Hyde Park. As I sit I’m watching the swans preen themselves, people riding horses on the far bank and listening to the Queens Guard bellow orders in the distance.

It’s a brisk morning and my partner and I needed a warm cup of tea to warm our bones. Earl Grey (my favorite) should do the trick.

The first time I tried this tea I found that although a balanced tea it is, it lacks the ompf I’ve come to expect from my Earl Greys. After brewing longer it’s starting to come out but it’s not quite there. In saying that I do enjoy it as it’s a ‘pure’ example of Earl Grey. It’s unadultered by citrus, rose and anything else they care to add.

It also is nice for an organic as most I find are selling karma not tea but that’s an aside.

Despite the fact I’m sure my enjoyment of the tea is biased by the cold and locale I’d still rate it highly. In short a good traditional tea in a country built on both tradition and tea.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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82
drank Organic Green Tea by Clipper
2 tasting notes

Bitter if oversteeped, but a great tea from an amazing company!

Preparation
3 min, 0 sec

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95
drank Earl Grey by Clipper
3 tasting notes

This is by far my favourite Earl Grey, I used to go through countless cups a day. Now I save it for special occasions so I don’t get tired of it. I can’t imagine this could happen but I’d rather be save than sorry!

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33
drank Organic Green Tea by Clipper
3 tasting notes

I received some of these as a free sample from Clipper. I was so enthused, but I just cannot bring myself to like this. I find it a fickle brew, with a tendency to go straight from watery to astringent without ever seeming to pause at the sweet spot. I may give it another go, but I don’t hold any great hope.

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100

Love this tea. Really great pick me up in the afternoon especially after a busy morning.

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98

My first observation: fantastic orange scent! The tea is darker in the cup than other white teas I’ve tasted, but the taste is still light. In keeping with the pleasant orange scent, the orange flavor is very subtle. It tastes like real orange oil, not overwhelming fruitiness found in other teas. Really nice and enough brightness for late morning (first cup of tea after arriving at work!). I suspect each tea bag could be re-steeped with good success.

Preparation
155 °F / 68 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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89
drank Earl Grey by Clipper
3 tasting notes

I loved this Earl grey. All the gorgeousness of citrus and bergamot with out the caffeine.
This tea was slightly smoother but still delivers everything you’d expect from an Earl Grey tea.
I prefer a caffeine free tea early morning I love this tea’s subtle after taste. I’ve tasted a few non caffeine versions of muched loved tea’s by other companies and somehow I’ve felt like they were lacking in flavour.
I’d recomend this non caffeine tea to all Earl grey lovers. It would also be a smooth experience for the first time earl grey drinker.

Preparation
2 min, 15 sec

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32

Tried it again with less sugar. This time it tasted like a cup of hot water instead of a cup of sugary hot water. Goodbye, teabags which have lost their flavor.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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32

I found a box which I think is about a year old of this in my cabinet today and decided to make a cup (1 teabag, ~12oz water, 1.5tsp sugar). I seem to recall this being reasonably good, but today I can barely taste anything but sugar and the faintest taste of ginger. So either I added too much sugar or the tea has lost its flavor or both.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 45 sec

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47

It smells like Lipton Yellow Label, which made me very sceptical at first. Once in water for about three minutes however, it’s nothing like that horrible would be-tea. The taste is hard to define but it’s not bad at all. I’ll return to this one to explore it further.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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75
drank Organic White Tea by Clipper
2 tasting notes

doing lots of work on the pc and i feel so much better drinking this tea!

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75

The perfect tea for when you’re stressed out. The smell of raspberry is spot on, and the flavor isn’t overpowering,

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75

With breakfast almost every day

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75
drank Fairtrade by Clipper
2 tasting notes

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75

Subtle taste with a nice smell.

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75

Added some ginger for a something a bit different.

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75
drank Organic Green Tea by Clipper
6 tasting notes

Brew for about two minutes. Allow water in kettle to cool a bit first as to not burn the tea.

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