Equal ExchangeEdit Company
Popular Teas from Equal ExchangeSee All 17 Teas
Recent Tasting Notes
I was pleasantly surprised by this guy, In a teabag no less. Fresh, kicky bergamot aroma and flavor through the whole cup. I didn’t taste any licorice like some other tasters, which is good. Bergamot and licorice separate please. Took milk well and I probably overstepped it too, but still good.
I found the smell of the tea the most pleasant aspect. It wasn’t overly perfumey like some newer Earl Greys. It had a hint of anise or licorice mixed in with the bergamot. The actual flavor of this tea was serviceable but not as robust as I look for in Earl Grey. It’s not a bad tea at all, just not among the best in a category of tea that has so many contenders.
Flavors: Anise, Bergamot, Citrus Zest, Lavender, Licorice
I don’t remember trying any Irish tea,s. I picked this out because I don’t have any black teas at the moment and they are great for rough mornings. Never bought this brand before but I love that it is organic and fair trade. And it was on sale. It’s pretty good, makes a great sweet tea, but doesn’t stand up to milk and sugar as well as some other black teas. I get two solid brews out of it. Overall, I like it.
I have tasted this tea multiple times and do not detect any vanilla. It is also not as strong in rooibos flavor as their Organic Rooibos. I am a huge fan of real vanilla and was very disappointed. I will not be ordering this tea again.
Flavors: Honey, Rooibos
This is my favorite rooibos. Organic and fair trade. I have tried many and this has an amazingly well-balanced flavor. Only wish it would be available in loose leaf form, as I do not like the waste of tea packaging. This is also my go-to tea daily because I need not add honey to it – it already has an inherent sweetness and never becomes bitter – and that is appealing to me because I live a low-sugar lifestyle.
Flavors: Floral, Herbaceous, Honey, Nectar, Round, Rum, Smooth, Stonefruit, Sweet, Umami
This blend is pretty good, but it’s not the best jasmine green tea I’ve ever had. The jasmine was overwhelming at first, but I noticed it less the more I drank it. This would be a great blend to introduce someone to green tea with, as it’s not overwhelmingly earthy and the jasmine adds a lot of sweetness. And I appreciate that this tea is fair trade and organic — I wish more tea was.
Flavors: Dark Bittersweet, Jasmine