I’ve been a life-long Earl Grey fan, and this is probably the best Earl Grey I’ve ever had. Lots of bergamot, and the pieces of orange peel and the tiny blue-purple flowers make it a pretty steep, too.
“By steeping this earl grey for 2 minutes instead of 3 I suddenly have some thing yummy I can drink without additions, well except for a teaspoon of honey. However, that is just to round out the...” Read full tasting note
“I should just throw in the towel with Earl Grey, or perhaps I didn’t like Adagio’s blend. Or maybe I brewed it up incorrectly. :( Whatever the case, this didn’t work for me this morning. This tea...” Read full tasting note
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A classic blend of premium black tea from Sri Lanka, flavored with bergamot (a citrus fruit). The perfect afternoon tea: zesty and exhilarating fresh citrus aroma, slightly dry to the nose, with a rounded and balanced orange rind flavor to match the tang of the Ceylon. Pleasantly dry finish with lingering citrus sweetness.
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Im new to black tea, but from what i can tell this was a good starter tea. It wasn’t to strong and it had a fruity floral taste to it. it wasn’t bitter like i feared it would be. overall a good tea to get if your experementing, but im not sure if i would buy again. i guess we’ll see :)
Flavors: Floral, Fruity
This is pretty good. I have this weird relationship with Earl Greys and bergamot in general, where it tastes like licking a bar of soap plain, but somehow becomes oddly appealing with milk. Same goes, here. The extra citrus isn’t overwhelming but gives it just a bit of a zing that most Earl Greys wouldn’t have.
If you want an Earl Grey with amazing bergamot flavor, this is your tea! The bergamot (with the orange) is round, warm and bold, so much so that the black tea takes a back seat to the bergamot. You could almost mistake this as an herbal tea. I don’t taste any malty or floral notes, so I’m a happy camper. I’ll wake up with Teavana’s Earl Grey because it’s more full-bodied, but this is my second cup or my afternoon Earl Grey.
Flavors: Bergamot, Citrus, Orange
I love this tea, it’s my favorite of the 6-7 brands of Earl Grey I’ve tried. It’s strong but well-balanced, and has a lot of floral bergamot aroma and flavor without being cloying or bitter (and I drink it straight, without added sugar or milk). The base tea has a nice flavor, not smoky or earthy. Really good.
Flavors: Astringent, Bergamot, Citrus, Earl Grey, Floral