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Grapefruit Grey Black Tea from Acquired Taste Tea Company

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Acquired Taste Tea Tea Description: A new addition to our Earl Grey collection. This black tea combines bergamot, grapefruit and mandarin to create a pleasant variation on an Earl Grey theme. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I like to do what I call the ‘Earl Grey Test’ whenever I encounter any kind of earl grey. First cup is all natural, to see how the base is in comparison with the bergamot. Second cup is with the finest bit of sugar, to wake up the sweetness of the black tea Read More

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Dorian Grey Black Tea by Luhse

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Luhse Tea Description: STORY: Queen Song is clearly not your typical gorilla. She’s a risk taker and norm-breaker. She couldn’t just leave traditional Earl Grey tea alone.  TEA DESCRIPTION: Earl Grey’s flamboyant brother. Added vanilla takes average Earl to a whole new level. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Dorian Grey is one of two Luhse flavoured blends I picked up with my recent order. The first thing I noticed about the full bags is how unique and well thought out the branding is. Everything from the colouring (midnight blue), to Read More

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Earl Grey by Pipers Loose leaf Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Pipers Loose Leaf Tea Tea Description: Made with the finest China teas including a large portion of white tips (the most prized leaf of the plant) and blended with the highest quality Sicilian oil of bergamot available. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I have had Earl Grey teas in the past and they are certainly not one of the first I reach for when looking to fill my cup. I have found them rather lackluster, and have found myself suspecting tea companies of using the bergamot to hide 2nd rate teas Read More

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Mighty Organic Earl Grey Tea from Tea Leaf Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Tea Leaf Co.  Tea Description: A GBOP grade of black tea for this earl grey and blended with extra bergamot essence creates an infusion especially well suited for London fogs or for those seeking a strong bergamot flavor in their tea. Much stronger than the classic, malty notes, and a lively cup. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This Mighty Organic Earl Grey Tea is the last of four teas that Tea Leaf Co. sent me to sample.  I figured I’d save the Earl Grey for my last day as a Read More

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Everest Earl Grey from Nepali Tea Traders

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black This tea is available from Amoda Tea. Tea Description: This is perfect Spring afternoon Earl Grey. The black tea is light and works to create an elegant blend. With the added sweet orange peel, fragrant bergamot and a touch of Bourbon vanilla bean from Madagascar, this is delicious with or without milk or sugar. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda Tea here. 25% of profits from our Nepal teas will be donated to the ‘Nepali Tea’ Restoration Fund for earthquake relief.  Learn more here. Taster’s Review: Yay!  Earl Grey!  I was so happy to find Read More