Earl Grey Black

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Artificial Flavouring, Black Tea
Flavors
Bergamot, Jasmine, Tea, Tobacco
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
High
Certification
Not available
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Average preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 45 sec 12 oz / 346 ml

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  • “I found some Earl Greys I hadn't yet tried. This is one of them. I am guessing this is one of the teas of the month. I don't have a memory of ordering it separately but I suppose I could have. ...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Oh silly me, expecting my insanely high expectations of What An Earl Grey Should Be to be met or exceeded in Sin City. This earl grey sounded promising (no flowers or weird shiz), smelled average...” Read full tasting note
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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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44 Tasting Notes

93
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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74
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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100
4 tasting notes

Smooth with a creamy citrus flavor, smells great and really lifts your mood in the AM.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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68
4 tasting notes

I like this tea. Mostly an after dinner tea.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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91 tasting notes

Certainly not the best Earl Grey I’ve had, but it is the only Earl Grey that I have. I do find the teavana brewing suggestions to not make any sort of drinkable cup, and brew with my usual earl Grey timings and temps, boiling for four minutes, and it almost tastes like a normal EG cup

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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47
30 tasting notes

Bland. Conventional. Pedestrian. A first-class earl grey should be an important staple that every good large tea company should strive for. Teavana with their premium prices and the self-important feel that their brand portrays falls flat here. This is a tea that is a slight step above your average teabag earl grey, but far from the better loose leaf earl greys out there. The flavors lack punch. There is no vibrancy. It’s drinkable, yet dull. Teavana should do better, and you the consumer can do better. Move along.

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

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74
25 tasting notes

This earl grey doesn’t make me want to jump up and down with excitement, but it’s classic and smooth — and my go to for just having a bit of black tea in the morning or afternoon. I could drink bucketsful, which means I’m not savoring every sip, but just enjoying the overall flavor.

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