Earl Grey Classic

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Calculated from 5 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Typical Preparation
Use 12 oz / 354 ml of water
Set water temperature to Boiling
Steep for 3 min, 45 sec
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6 Tasting Notes View all

“I believe this is my first straight Earl Grey tea I’ve had in loose form!! I have only tried EGC before this, so I was quite looking forward to it. I had my nap, so now I can actually write a...” Read full tasting note
“I knew I was going to like this one based solely on the smell. Strong and sweet oil of bergamot with a black tea base lingering in the background. The tea brews up a nice dark orange colour. It is...” Read full tasting note
“This was my choice tea at Remedy yesterday. I wanted their Chocolate Mint but they were out! The smell of these sachets, though? A heavenly waft of bergamot. I’m so used to EGC that this plays...” Read full tasting note
“I thought I’d already logged this tea when I was reviewing the other three tea in the Sloane sampler set, but apparently this one fell by the wayside. It’s a fairly mild incarnation of earl grey –...” Read full tasting note


This immensely popular black tea is named after British Prime Minister Earl Grey, and since the 1830’s it has been considered a classic. Earl Grey is not a type of tea, rather, it is a blend, consisting of a black tea blended with a robust portion of a beautifully aromatic oil of bergamot.

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