Gear: Earl Grey Tea

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Earl Grey Tea

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Category: Everything Else
Subcategory: Beverages
Price: 2.99 (bags) - 8.20 (loose leaf)
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Description:

One of the most famous, and rightfully distinctive teas in all the world, Earl Grey derives its unique flavor from oil of Bergamot, a Mediterranean citrus fruit like an orange (in case you were wondering). Named after the 2nd Earl Grey, a British prime minister who received this flavored tea as a gift and served it in his ministerial drawing rooms, the tea has been in continuous production since the 1830s.

Member Reviews

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    RescueNanny, Mon, 14 Jul 2008 06:01:31 UTC.
    1st review

    Good alternative to coffee if you have had enough coffee or don't like the taste of coffee. Can get it both with and without caffiene. Excellent with a touch of lemon and honey!

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    threexladi, Tue, 22 Jul 2008 03:21:59 UTC.

    With Tupelo Honey and regular (not 'thick and creamy' - ugh) Half & Half, there's nothing better for that moment of elegant relaxation. Just call me Lady Jane Grey. Yowza!

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    KLeach, Fri, 22 Aug 2008 17:19:47 UTC.

    Lovely tea! Wonderful fragrance and flavor, One of my favorites.

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    Anonymous, Mon, 03 Nov 2008 20:01:18 UTC.

    Almost everyday I brew a cup! Makes me less wired than Starbucks.

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    Polk76, Wed, 26 Nov 2008 07:52:52 UTC.

    Good but I like my tea with a little more flavor. I will drink it with a touch of honey.

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    Rachelat2cities, Thu, 18 Dec 2008 19:44:30 UTC.

    I have been a tea drinker for years and years, I have been made fun of for carrying around my "tea!" But I will never give it up! Earl Grey and Lady Grey are my favs, but the catch is, I don't like sweet tea, makes me ill.

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    LALoughery, Sun, 08 Feb 2009 06:17:02 UTC.

    It is a staple in my home and office. It is my wake-me-up drink in the morning. The only one I like better is "Lady Grey" by Twinnings.

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    Athompson, Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:28:11 UTC.

    my favorite tea

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    sat233238, Fri, 01 May 2009 12:35:01 UTC.

    I like the Twinings ...... especially when I am all coffeed out .....goes nicely with bagel topped with honey .....

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    Anonymous, Thu, 03 Sep 2009 20:30:37 UTC.

    Good change of pace from coffee

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