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drank Earl Grey by Twinings
224 tasting notes

ok i had no idea that earl gray has a citrus scent in it. always thought its a classic black tea more like english breakfast. that’s why i made it yesterday with milk. which is not even close to how good english breakfast is with milk. but i assumed that milk was a mistake as soon as i felt the scent of tea in the air. but, i mean, it was drinkable.
so today i’m going to try it they way i should have. pure earl gray, for start without sugar or anything else.
color is nice deep red.
smells like black tea with citrus :D something i don’t think i’d be crazy about. judging on the smell.
ok this is definitely better than without milk. could have steeped it even longer. next time…
i quite like it. not the best tea i have but its a good tea. sugar or honey would prolly make it even a bit better.
by the way this tea was a gift from mum ;) i just recently ordered some quality loose one on ebay. should come in few weeks. will be interesting to compare.
rating – leaning to the smiling face but not quite there.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
argus

i like my earl grey with a dash milk, it brings down the, sometime, overwhelming citrus flavors.

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i like my earl grey with a dash milk, it brings down the, sometime, overwhelming citrus flavors.

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born with a bit of a restless, curious and exploring spirit ;) love to travel and i do it a lot lately. enjoy good food and drinks. love trying out new stuff. just about to start exploring the world of teas and i’m really enthusiastic about it ;)

EDIT 4 months later:
still a n00b here but starting to get it ;) i try to buy loose tea but i got a lot of teabags too cuz it’s easier to find here. from not liking black tea ended up love it. green can be quite good too but waiting for more real ones to try. whites are sometimes awesome, sometimes not, rooibos and fruity blends are a good replacement for juices… and so on… still excited about every new tea… loving it more every day :D

since my favorite hobby is photography i take photos whenever something is interesting. including my tea making process…

Rating system (i’ll try to use it from now on):
0-20 sorry, can’t do it. ewwy
20-50 i’ll drink it if i have to, i f not no ty
50-70 its not bad, quite drinkable
70-85 i like it, might buy more
85-100 gimme more of this stuff

Location

rijeka, croatia

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