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Earl Grey Black

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Black Tea
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200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 45 sec 15 oz / 447 ml

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From Teavana

The traditional blend of China Black teas flavored with fragrant bergamot oil. A natural anti-depressant.

How to Prepare
Use 1 teaspoon of tea per 8oz of water. Heat water to 195-205 degrees and steep for 2-3 minutes. 2oz of tea equals 25-30 teaspoons.
Ingredients:
Extra-fine black tea with bergamot oil.

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39 Tasting Notes

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55 tasting notes

This is an amazingly inoffensive variety of Earl Grey. It’s pretty light on the bergamot, which suits my purposes perfectly. I never drink this particular variety hot. I always make iced tea with it. It’s hearty enough to stand a little sweetening with Teavana’s German Rock Sugar. It’s also not too floral to mix with lemonade, if you’re a big Arnold Palmer fan like I am.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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11 tasting notes

Not the best Earl Grey I’ve had, but it’s the best among what’s available in my local area. It’s also the cheapest thing on Teavana’s menu, making it a good daily drinker for patrons of the store. I typically use this tea as filler to get the 10% discount that Teavana offers when you buy a pound or more.

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16 tasting notes

This tea makes me sad. Sad that I bought so much of it. Its hard when you only have access to tea by shopping on-line and you have to take that risk that your click of the button will be proven worthwhile.

It is an o.k. tea. A basic Earl Grey I suppose. I find something in it to be too overpowering than others I’ve tried since. It isn’t the bergamont scent either so it must be something in the tea leaves themselves. The only way I can save this is by adding quite a bit of milk and some sugar (or agave nectar).

I still brew up a pot from time to time mainly so I don’t feel wasteful and if I get the milk/sugar ratio right I can raise my interest in it from blah to well, at least it is a warm beverage.

Preparation
3 min, 30 sec

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40 tasting notes

Not a particularly great value for the price, but it does brew a fine cup of iced tea. Good balance of bergamot, too

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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17 tasting notes

A dark and rich flavor. I use it in blends as a base to concoct wild new flavors. It certainly does it’s job.

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3 tasting notes

This is an ok tea. It has an overpowering perfume scent and when i looked it up i found out that the Bergamot is artificial. I think that tea should always remain 100% natural and for that reason I am not a fan of this Earl Grey. The taste isn’t bad by any means but you can find all natural Earl Grey for the same price.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 45 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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84
10 tasting notes

The flavor was excellent, the bergamot and black tea is present and with a little sugar or not, I taste the tea and is excellent, some days I prefer this tea classic than the earl grey creme of teavana.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 15 sec

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3 tasting notes

I love Earl Grey tea. I really like this tea from Teavava.com. I will order more when it’s time. This is a good right before bed tea for me. Very relaxing.
1 1/2 to 2 tsp per 8oz of water.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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80
13 tasting notes

I don’t know how because this is not the greatest Earl Grey but this is my daily drinker. I have purchased a few pounds over the last year since Teavana opened in Honolulu.

As EG’s go it’s pretty above average but not the cream of the crop (no pun intended).

The bergamot is just at that right amount and for a Teavana blend surprisingly no-frills. No weird fillers or chunks of mystery, just good quality tea. I equate this to your favorite comfort food at a major chain, so good you’ll eat it every time but it is not quite as good as MeMa’s

Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 0 sec

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58 tasting notes

The dry leaves smell absolutely incredible, however, following the Teavana steeping suggestions leaves a pretty mild flavor, I prefer something stronger. Next cup, I think I’ll add a bit more than 1 tsp of tea and steep for 3:30 or longer.

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 45 sec

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