This is one I really love for an afternoon cup. The tea can still be tasted through the creme, but the creme is certainly present.
“Compared to the Earl Grey from Lupicia, I think that this one is less well balanced when by itself. I like to use 2 tsp. of this with 1 tsp. of the French Vanilla Assam (from 52teas) in 500 ml....” Read full tasting note
“*Michelle* packed a potent packet of this in a pouch of precious prizes (sorry---y'all know me and alliterations). Wordplay notwithstanding, I think this is my favorite EG blend to date. Heavy on...” Read full tasting note
“Decupboarding this now because I've only got about a teaspoon left, so if I don't do it now, I'll forget to :) Last night I coldbrewed this in the fridge. I don't think I've ever done that with...” Read full tasting note
“Made a gallon of this iced using the hot brew method:1TBSP to 16oz hot water and then chilled it overnight. I've been trying to "use up" this tea, as it was the first I bought, and I've found much...” Read full tasting note
A smooth and rich combination of classic Earl Grey black tea and Bergamot oil with a touch of dairy-free creaminess coming from the vanilla pieces and cream flavoring added.
How to Prepare
Use 1 teaspoon of tea per 8oz of water. Heat water to 195-205 degrees and steep tea for 2-3 minutes. 2oz of tea equals 25-30 teaspoons.
Traditional blend of Earl Grey black tea with bergamot oil, blue cornflowers, vanilla pieces and cream flavoring (dairy-free). (by Oolonga)
Ingredients from the envelope label: Black tea, natural & artificial flavoring, marigold petals. (By SJBP)
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I’m not a heavily experienced tea drinker, and I find many teas simply too plain for my liking. That said, this is a spectacular beverage! I’ve completely abandoned drinking coffee and exclusively drink this tea throughout my day. I do make it a bit stronger than Teavana suggests, throwing in an extra half-teaspoon for every cup.
It has a beautiful aroma, and the vanilla tempers the bergamot very well. With just a bit of sugar, I’ve found my new favorite hot drink.
In a general way I am not a big fan of Teavanna’s leaves (I won’t buy their plain teas – but they seem to be very good with making flavored teas)… but the flavoring in this tea is done very well and hides the uh whatever it is about their tea leaves that seems to have a tendency to offend my tastebuds. The bergamot is very gentle and the creme flavoring does not taste very artificial. I enjoy this tea a lot… it has a light flavor and a wonderful smell… its not earth shatteringly awesome but I would give it full points for being an everyday kind of tea that is good tasting and relatively reasonably priced. I add only a small spoon of sugar.
I tried the earl grey creme from teany, and was looking for the same tea on the net. I purchased this one from Teavana, but I was disappointed. It lacked that velvety taste that lingers after drinking it.
It’s a dessert tea, but I didn’t get that from it either.
It’s an okey earl grey tea, but not something I’m going to purchase again.