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Earl Grey

Earl Grey

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This is a quintessentially British tea. The original recipe for this in-house blend from Tea2you simply uses black tea with the addition of natural oil from the rind of bergamot orange which is grown in the Mediterranean region. Bergamot is a citrus fruit with the appearance and flavor somewhere between an orange and a lemon with a little grapefruit and lime thrown in.

Unlike orange pekoe (which is a tea grade named for the Dutch royal House of Orange-Nassau rather than the fruit or the color orange), Earl Grey's citrusy taste is due to the bergamot orange. Earl Grey tea is one of the most popular teas in the West. People say that the name of this tea came from Charles Grey, the 2nd Earl Grey and British Minister from 1830 to 1834.

It is great served hot or cold, and pairs well with food. That is why it is a favourite for afternoon tea and preferred by many tea drinkers throughout the world.

Tasting Notes: For supreme texture and flavor, a touch of natural bergamot extract tempers the tea's inherent richness. Floral with a hint of citrus. 

Strainer: Yes

Harvest: Depending upon the nature of tea since it is blended

Origin:  Darjeeling or Kangra Valley

Elevation: 2045m

Sourced: Direct from the small farmer.

Grade:  FTGFOP-f1

    Interesting Fact: You can re-infuse Tea2you’s teas twice (consumed within a day)

    Tea2you's Earl Grey is blended using FTGFOP-f1 black tea, contributing to its high quality. 

    Please Save our Climate: Please don’t throw the used tea leaves into the bin, they aid to good composting. Tea2you follows the 3R rule.

    Brewing advice

    Brewing Advice:

    1. Use 1 teaspoon per cup

    2. Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F

    3. Pour water into the cup, on top of the tea leaves

    4. Add a dash of cold water or milk (if recommended)

    5. Steep for 2-4 minutes

    6. Enjoy

    Save the climate

    Please do not through away used tea leaves into the bin. They aid in good composting.

    Tea2you uses the 3R Rule:

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

    Reducing waste - Loose-leaf tea has no plastic packaging. All of our packaging is eco-friendly and our stickers are made from a cane sugar base.

    Reusing - You can reuse our tea leaves 2/3 times.

    Recycling - Don't throw away our used tea leaves, put them in your plant pot as they are a great compost.

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