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drank Earl Green by Empire Tea Services
1995 tasting notes

I haven’t had this tea in a long time, which is a shame because it is so delicious. It’s rare that you get a flavored green tea with this much character. A little spiced, a little cookie-ish, a little buttery, and those flavors pair so well with the bright, citrusy bergamot. I was having a hard time trying to decide on a tea to drink this morning (nothing too fruity, nothing too floral, nothing too nutty… I really wanted a spiced tea, but I don’t really keep those around!), but this totally hits the spot.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Azzrian

Woah the way you describe it is nothing like I would have thought this one to be! Sounds really great!

Dinosara

Yeah it’s a different beast than most other greens. It is fantastic!

Azzrian

It went on my shopping list :)

K S

Wow, you described this much better than I did.

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Azzrian

Woah the way you describe it is nothing like I would have thought this one to be! Sounds really great!

Dinosara

Yeah it’s a different beast than most other greens. It is fantastic!

Azzrian

It went on my shopping list :)

K S

Wow, you described this much better than I did.

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I am tea obsessed, with the stash to match. I tend to really enjoy green oolongs, Chinese blacks, and flavored teas with high quality bases, especially florals, bergamot-based teas, and chocolate teas.

In my free time I am a birder, baker, and music/movie/tv addict.

Here are my rating categories, FYI:
100-90: Mind-blowingly good, just right for my palate, and teas that just take me to a happy place.
89-86: I really really like these teas and will keep most of them in the permanent collection, but they’re not quite as spectacular as the top category
85-80: Pretty tasty teas that I enjoy well enough, but definitely won’t rebuy when I run out.
79-70: Teas that I would probably drink again, but only if there were no preferrable options.
69-50: Teas that I don’t really enjoy all that much and wouldn’t drink another cup of.
49 and below: Mega yuck. This tea is just disgusting to me.
Unrated: Usually I feel unqualified to rate these teas because they are types of teas that I tend to not like in general. Sometimes user error or tea brewed under poor conditions.

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