Earl Grey

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Black Tea, Natural Bergamot Oil
Flavors
Earl Grey, Bergamot, Bitter, Lemon, Citrus, Creamy, Citrus Zest, Anise
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Medium
Certification
Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by Jason
Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 30 sec 3 g 12 oz / 363 ml
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  • “I bought a bag figuring it’s worth a try; I didn’t expect it to be my new favorite tea! It’s the perfect blend of black tea with bergamot. It’s a forgiving tea, too. I once...” Read full tasting note
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    rebarb10 2 tasting notes
  • “I tend to be a tea hoarder: the better the tea, the worse I feel using it up. This tea has just the right balance between being drinkable and being expendable. Drinking it also makes me feel...” Read full tasting note
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    the-book-lion 86 tasting notes
  • “Very good Earl Grey, not overpowering with bergamot. The tasting notes made me worry that I was actually getting a Lady Grey instead, but this tea isn’t it. It’s a very tasty Earl.” Read full tasting note
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    mlkrahn 9 tasting notes
  • “oh, this is GOOD! it doesn’t taste like the bergamot is somehow an artificial flavoring, which makes me happy. deep dark delightful tea underneath, holding up the...” Read full tasting note
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    juliebeth 169 tasting notes

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This full leaf Ceylon black tea was sourced from a single estate and hand blended with pure bergamot oil from Calabria, Italy. We love how the refined body of the black tea mingles perfectly with the intoxicating lemony aroma of bergamot; an affordable everyday luxury.

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23 Tasting Notes

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2 tasting notes

I bought a bag figuring it’s worth a try; I didn’t expect it to be my new favorite tea! It’s the perfect blend of black tea with bergamot. It’s a forgiving tea, too. I once accidentally let it steep for up to 5 minutes without it becoming bitter or the bergamot overpowering the tea leaves. The other things I really like about this tea is how large the leaves are, that one teaspoon is good for 12 oz, and that it can be re-steeped twice! It’s my go-to tea at work for its convenience, flavor, and caffeine content.

Flavors: Earl Grey

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 15 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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86 tasting notes

I tend to be a tea hoarder: the better the tea, the worse I feel using it up. This tea has just the right balance between being drinkable and being expendable. Drinking it also makes me feel productive, because the closer I get to the bottom of the tin, the closer I am to being able to repurchase my favorite Earl Grey: Mount Gray by Andrews & Dunham.

Over time, I’ve learned that this tea is best brewed a bit colder than most blacks – it tends to develop a bitter taste at higher temperatures.

Flavors: Bergamot, Bitter

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 30 sec 6 g 16 OZ / 473 ML

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80
9 tasting notes

Very good Earl Grey, not overpowering with bergamot. The tasting notes made me worry that I was actually getting a Lady Grey instead, but this tea isn’t it. It’s a very tasty Earl.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 4 g 12 OZ / 354 ML

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169 tasting notes

oh, this is GOOD! it doesn’t taste like the bergamot is somehow an artificial flavoring, which makes me happy. deep dark delightful tea underneath, holding up the floating lemony bergamot. just love this stuff. i’d love to try icing it as well, but alas, i used up my sample.

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12 tasting notes

After five months of being a Steepster member, this Earl Grey tea remains one of my absolute favorites. Very strong with a hint of lemon. A luxurious aroma.

Flavors: Bergamot, Lemon

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91
3 tasting notes

it’s always relieving to have a delish earl grey! the bergamot really comes through where you want it too. I have to stick with having this tea with milk and either sugar or honey depending. Regardless the delicious flavor comes through and I think is accentuated and accompanied by the milk.

Flavors: Bergamot

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97 tasting notes

Haven’t had Mr. G in years. Like many, had way too much inferior product that it shut me down. I then got into Yezi Tea and Yunnan Sourcing black teas and forgot all about Mr. G. I shared this generous sample with a work mate and we were both floored at how good it was. Well structured black tea with a precise amount of bergamot. I wish I could find this so when I offer my friends, with less sophisticated palates, a cup of tea they will accept Mr. G, as apposed to my “crazy” teas from China.

boychik

Agree. My friends don’t want any “crazy teas fr China”. They are happy with Kusmi

Angrboda

The amusing thing there is that by far the most of Kusmi’s tea comes from China. :)

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85
17 tasting notes

Really nice cup of earl grey with solid bergamot notes and a warm savory finish. After telling one of my coworkers about it he mentioned his habit of brewing it with a rooibos tea … something I’ll have to try next!

Flavors: Bergamot, Citrus, Lemon

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 5 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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91
13 tasting notes

A strong lemony good tasting tea

Flavors: Lemon

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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80
4 tasting notes

If you are into British teas, this is a true classic. Very good taste!

Flavors: Citrus, Creamy

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