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Earl Grey

Imperial Tea Garden

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  • Earl Grey is named after its English benefactor, Charles Earl Grey, who for a short time served as Prime Minister (1830 - 1834) under King William IV. The unusual flavoring that makes Earl Grey so special is the oil of Bergamot which comes from the pear shaped citrus grown throughout the Mediterranean. The oil is pressed from the rind and is used for perfume as well as great tasting Earl Grey tea.  The essence of this exotic flavor is blended with only premium high mountain grown Ceylon tea from Nuwara Eliya, Dimbula and Uva districts.  This flavored black tea is sure to delight your senses, and is the perfect accompaniment with cakes and pastries.

     

  • Origin:  Nuwara, Dimbula & UVA Sri Lanka

    Grade:  OP (Orange Pekoe)

    Altitude: 4000 - 8500 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Orthodox (Traditional Leafy)

    Characteristic: flavorful and aromatic



  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 3-7 minutes. Add milk and sugar to taste.


    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher straining the tea. Add ice, top-up with cold water, garnish and sweeten to taste.


  • Caffeine Level ~ MEDIUM

     



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