Earl Grey Bravo

Tea type
Black Tea
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Flavors
Astringent, Bergamot, Citrus, Earl Grey, Floral, Orange Zest, Cedar, Earth, Flowers, Leather
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205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 45 sec 9 oz / 266 ml

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From Adagio Teas

A classic blend of premium black tea from Sri Lanka, flavored with bergamot (a citrus fruit). The perfect afternoon tea: zesty and exhilarating fresh citrus aroma, slightly dry to the nose, with a rounded and balanced orange rind flavor to match the tang of the Ceylon. Pleasantly dry finish with lingering citrus sweetness.

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185 Tasting Notes

72 tasting notes

I’ve been a life-long Earl Grey fan, and this is probably the best Earl Grey I’ve ever had. Lots of bergamot, and the pieces of orange peel and the tiny blue-purple flowers make it a pretty steep, too.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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9 tasting notes

Everybody like Earl Grey, it’s a classic.

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25 tasting notes

I keep trying Earl Grey, only to realize that I just don’t like it and probably never will.

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58 tasting notes

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6 tasting notes

I love this tea, it’s my favorite of the 6-7 brands I’ve tried. It’s strong but well-balanced, and has a lot of floral bergamot aroma and flavor without being cloying or bitter (and I drink it straight, without added sugar or milk). The base tea has a nice flavor, not smoky or earthy. Really good.

Flavors: Astringent, Bergamot, Citrus, Earl Grey, Floral

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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1 tasting notes

This is my all time favorite tea! Very strong but perfect for a morning cup of tea.

Preparation
3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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I used to be big into the Earl Greys, but I’ve slowed down a little bit to try other things. Still, I am really picky about my Earl Grey, so maybe that’s why I didn’t like this tea as much as I hoped.

When brewed hot, the base Ceylon black tea just doesn’t do it for me. There’s a very malty sort of taste that doesn’t belong there. Well, maybe it does, but it’s not welcome to me at least.

The bergamot flavor isn’t as strong as I would like when it’s hot. It’s almost like an afterthought. When I have a hot Earl Grey, I want to feel like I’ve been kicked in the face by that wonderful citrusy sort of flavor.

After saying all that, the tea is interesting when cold brewed overnight as iced tea. The unwelcome flavor from the base tea fades away and allows the bergamot to shine the way it should. It rivals my favorite iced Earl Grey teas.

In the end, I’m happy I tried this iced. Would I buy it again? Maybe, but probably just to make iced tea.

To me, Earl Grey tea tastes like summer, and I don’t get that happy summer feeling when I drink this tea and isn’t that what it’s all about?

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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70
3 tasting notes

I’m not personally a huge Earl Grey fan, but for the tea this is a pretty good blend. I would recommend it to anybody that likes Earl Grey tea.

Flavors: Astringent, Bergamot, Citrus, Earl Grey

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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77 tasting notes

if you asked me to name one favorite tea, this would be it. I have loved Earl Grey since I was 14 and a big fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation. I used to drink teabags of Twinnings Earl Grey and thought it quite lovely until I finally tried Earl Grey Bravo. Now I know what Earl Grey is meant to taste like. Bold, delicious, with the perfect balance of orange and bergamot oil. Not overpowering like some blends, and not underwhelming like others. This is Earl Grey done right in my opinion. Needs nothing but a little sugar or honey to make it just perfect.

Flavors: Bergamot, Orange Zest

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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273 tasting notes

I greatly prefer this EG to Adagio’s Earl Grey Moonlight. This is a basic EG, and that’s ok by me. The tea has a good aroma and flavor, but without being overpowering. I’d call this one solid.

I had the sugar and milk out, but it didn’t need either. This was great on its own and I can see this being a tea I drink as my morning cuppa.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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