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I have been craving some Earl Grey Lavender tea for the past several days & of course I was all out & my order won’t be delivered until Monday… so while I was at Walmart today picking up the ingredients I needed to make my own laundry detergent I took a walk down the tea aisle. As always I was underwhelmed by the selection at Walmart & longed for the better stocked tea aisle at my local Target, but I noticed this tea sitting on the shelf (almost hidden) and decided it was worth a try.

I like the pyramid sachets that this comes in. They give a lot more room for the tea to expand than a traditional paper teabag which is good because the tea leaves were larger than I expected for a bagged tea. Not really full leaves, but definitely not the shredded dust that a lot of companies use. I also liked that the sachets were packaged in a resealable bag to keep their freshness.

The scent of lavender was nice and strong when I opened the bag, and as the tea steeped in my cup. But while the lavender was nicely present in the flavor, I felt that the bergamot was lacking. It tasted like a standard black tea with lavender in it rather than an Earl Grey.

While this will make do until my tea arrives on Monday, I would only ever purchase this tea if I found myself with another shortage while waiting for the postal service to bring me the tea I really want!

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Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
Sandy Stith

The Earl Grey lavender by Upton Tea is delicious.

Tawny Kira

I’ve heard that it is (as well as other teas from Upton) but I haven’t gotten around to checking out all they offer just yet! :) I will definitely be doing that soon though! I have a whole list of teas to try from different websites and I’ll have to add that to it as well!

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Sandy Stith

The Earl Grey lavender by Upton Tea is delicious.

Tawny Kira

I’ve heard that it is (as well as other teas from Upton) but I haven’t gotten around to checking out all they offer just yet! :) I will definitely be doing that soon though! I have a whole list of teas to try from different websites and I’ll have to add that to it as well!

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