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Earl Grey Tea - Coarse Loose Leaf - Metropolitan Blend

Earl Grey Tea - Coarse Loose Leaf - Metropolitan Blend
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    Earl Grey Tea gets its unusual flavor from oil of Bergamot, which is a small acidic orange
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    The Earl Grey Tea blend from English Tea Store is a blend of Chinese and Indian teas scented with oil from the citrus bergamot fruit - a sort of orange. Stories about the origins of Earl Grey are numerous. One such tale tells how a British diplomat, on a mission to China, saved the life of a Mandarin. As a gift of gratitude, the diplomat was given the recipe for this flavored tea. Upon his return to Britain, the diplomat presented the tea to the Prime Minister of the day, Earl Grey. Another story says it was the Prime Minister himself who saved the Mandarin. In any event, it was the Prime Minister of England (1830-1834) Earl Grey who made this tea fashionable.

    The 3 high-grown districts of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, Dimbula and Uva, produce flavorful teas that have the classic tea character which is noted by floral bouquet and flavor notes, touches of mild astringency, bright coppery color and, most importantly, perfect for use as the base tea of our flavored teas. Dimbula and the western estates of Nuwara Eliya have a major quality peak during Jan/Feb, whereas Uva and the eastern estates of Nuwara Eliya have their peak in July/Aug. This peak period allows us to buy the best for our flavored tea blends several times during the year, ensuring top quality and freshness. Using flavoring oils, not crystals, gives the tea drinker an olfactory holiday before indulging in a liquid tea treat.

    Some practitioners of Chinese traditional medicine believe that bergamot can assist in reducing anxiety and depression.

    How to Make Tea

    Available in 4 sizes (Please select from the options above):

    • First time trying English Tea Store's Earl Grey Coarse Loose Leaf Tea?

      Try our Sample Size of 1 ounce.
    • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 4 ounces
    • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 16 ounces (1 pound)
    • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 80 ounces (5 pound)

    Earl Grey Tea is gluten free, as well as nuts, wheat, crustacea, eggs, milk/dairy, sulfites, and soy lecithin free. This tea is packed at a factory that has nuts on the premises.

    Caffeine content: Medium - This tea contains natural caffeine found in the L. Camellia Sinensis family. A cup of black tea steeped in boiled water for 5 minutes will contain between 27 to 35 milligrams of caffeine. An equal sized cup of coffee will contain between 80 - 100 milligrams of caffeine. Caffeine quickly becomes soluble in very hot water. If you wish to reduce the caffeine level in this tea, briefly rinsing the tea leaves in extremely hot water will reduce the caffeine content between 25-50% with only a minor effect on taste.

    Antioxidant Content: High - 7.50 - 9.99% polyphenols by dry weight. The longer you steep your tea the more polyphenols will be extracted. (Test results based on 5 minutes steeping time. Polyphenol percentages may fluctuate with lot, grade of tea, testing method, temperature of water and freshness of tea). More antioxidants are extracted from tea (L. Camellia Sinesis) the longer it is brewed. And the more tea is used, the greater the antioxidant benefit.

    Nutritional Information: Amount per Serving; Serving size 2.5 grams of loose tea. Makes 8 fluid ounces or 240 milliliters.

    • Calories: 0
    • Percent of Daily Value
    • Fat: 0 grams, 0 %
    • Sodium: 2 milligrams, 0 %
    • Carbohydrate: 1 grams, 0%
    • Protein: 0.1 grams
    • Not a significant source of fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron
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  • Additional Information
    Clearance Non-Clearance
    Country Of Origin Sri Lanka
    Season Everyday
    Size 4oz
    Product Type Loose Leaf Tea
    Dietary Options Caffeinated
    Dietary Options Gluten Free
    Flavor Earl Grey
    Type Black Tea
    Type British Favorites
    Type Earl Grey Tea
    Left Overlay Image gluten-free-prod.png
    Brand English Tea Store
  • 32 Reviews

    32 Reviews

    • 5
      Great flavor, one of the best we have tried and easy...

      Posted by Null N. on Aug 27th 2021

      Great flavor, one of the best we have tried and easy to get the amount we prefer each time (16 oz.)

    • 5
      Buying it for several years now: very good quality...

      Posted by Anastasia A. on Aug 26th 2021

      Buying it for several years now: very good quality and large packaging, which is exactly what I always look for in a tea.

    • 5
      Great

      Posted by Kathleen M. on Jul 7th 2021

      Great

    • 5
      My favorite tea

      Posted by Charles S. on Apr 24th 2021

      My favorite tea.

    • 5
      Earl Grey Tea Coarse Loose Leaf

      Posted by Kathy on Apr 9th 2021

      I really enjoy this tea in the evening.

    • 5
      I like Earl Gray tea

      Posted by John R. on Mar 29th 2021

      I like Earl Gray tea. This is my first try with this particular tea, and the reviews were all positive.

    • 5
      Long time Earl Grey user

      Posted by Raymond Buch on Feb 2nd 2021

      The Earl Grey loose tea from English Tea Store is full bodied black tea and the perfume of Bergamot with a hint of lemon while not over-powering is storng. This Earl Grey is positioned well in terms of pricing . So, for a quality loose Earl Grey tea at a good price this offering from English Tea Store is an excellent choice.

    • 5
      Earl Grey Loose leaf tea

      Posted by Walter E Smith on Oct 13th 2020

      It doesn't get any better than this for loose leaf Earl Grey tea. A very nice blend. Have enjoyed it for years...

    • 3
      Earl Grey Tea - coarse loose leaf

      Posted by Prashant Kharkar on Sep 2nd 2020

      Makes a so so cup of tea. Too much fragrance of something other than pure citrus aroma of bergamot. Didn’t truly enjoy my first cup which I always have in Indian style with a little milk and sweetener

The Earl Grey Tea blend from English Tea Store is a blend of Chinese and Indian teas scented with oil from the citrus bergamot fruit - a sort of orange. Stories about the origins of Earl Grey are numerous. One such tale tells how a British diplomat, on a mission to China, saved the life of a Mandarin. As a gift of gratitude, the diplomat was given the recipe for this flavored tea. Upon his return to Britain, the diplomat presented the tea to the Prime Minister of the day, Earl Grey. Another story says it was the Prime Minister himself who saved the Mandarin. In any event, it was the Prime Minister of England (1830-1834) Earl Grey who made this tea fashionable.

The 3 high-grown districts of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, Dimbula and Uva, produce flavorful teas that have the classic tea character which is noted by floral bouquet and flavor notes, touches of mild astringency, bright coppery color and, most importantly, perfect for use as the base tea of our flavored teas. Dimbula and the western estates of Nuwara Eliya have a major quality peak during Jan/Feb, whereas Uva and the eastern estates of Nuwara Eliya have their peak in July/Aug. This peak period allows us to buy the best for our flavored tea blends several times during the year, ensuring top quality and freshness. Using flavoring oils, not crystals, gives the tea drinker an olfactory holiday before indulging in a liquid tea treat.

Some practitioners of Chinese traditional medicine believe that bergamot can assist in reducing anxiety and depression.

How to Make Tea

Available in 4 sizes (Please select from the options above):

  • First time trying English Tea Store's Earl Grey Coarse Loose Leaf Tea?

    Try our Sample Size of 1 ounce.
  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 4 ounces
  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 16 ounces (1 pound)
  • Contents loose leaf tea net weight 80 ounces (5 pound)

Earl Grey Tea is gluten free, as well as nuts, wheat, crustacea, eggs, milk/dairy, sulfites, and soy lecithin free. This tea is packed at a factory that has nuts on the premises.

Caffeine content: Medium - This tea contains natural caffeine found in the L. Camellia Sinensis family. A cup of black tea steeped in boiled water for 5 minutes will contain between 27 to 35 milligrams of caffeine. An equal sized cup of coffee will contain between 80 - 100 milligrams of caffeine. Caffeine quickly becomes soluble in very hot water. If you wish to reduce the caffeine level in this tea, briefly rinsing the tea leaves in extremely hot water will reduce the caffeine content between 25-50% with only a minor effect on taste.

Antioxidant Content: High - 7.50 - 9.99% polyphenols by dry weight. The longer you steep your tea the more polyphenols will be extracted. (Test results based on 5 minutes steeping time. Polyphenol percentages may fluctuate with lot, grade of tea, testing method, temperature of water and freshness of tea). More antioxidants are extracted from tea (L. Camellia Sinesis) the longer it is brewed. And the more tea is used, the greater the antioxidant benefit.

Nutritional Information: Amount per Serving; Serving size 2.5 grams of loose tea. Makes 8 fluid ounces or 240 milliliters.

  • Calories: 0
  • Percent of Daily Value
  • Fat: 0 grams, 0 %
  • Sodium: 2 milligrams, 0 %
  • Carbohydrate: 1 grams, 0%
  • Protein: 0.1 grams
  • Not a significant source of fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron
Clearance Non-Clearance
Country Of Origin Sri Lanka
Season Everyday
Size 4oz
Product Type Loose Leaf Tea
Dietary Options Caffeinated
Dietary Options Gluten Free
Flavor Earl Grey
Type Black Tea
Type British Favorites
Type Earl Grey Tea
Left Overlay Image gluten-free-prod.png
Brand English Tea Store

32 Reviews

  • 5
    Great flavor, one of the best we have tried and easy...

    Posted by Null N. on Aug 27th 2021

    Great flavor, one of the best we have tried and easy to get the amount we prefer each time (16 oz.)

  • 5
    Buying it for several years now: very good quality...

    Posted by Anastasia A. on Aug 26th 2021

    Buying it for several years now: very good quality and large packaging, which is exactly what I always look for in a tea.

  • 5
    Great

    Posted by Kathleen M. on Jul 7th 2021

    Great

  • 5
    My favorite tea

    Posted by Charles S. on Apr 24th 2021

    My favorite tea.

  • 5
    Earl Grey Tea Coarse Loose Leaf

    Posted by Kathy on Apr 9th 2021

    I really enjoy this tea in the evening.

  • 5
    I like Earl Gray tea

    Posted by John R. on Mar 29th 2021

    I like Earl Gray tea. This is my first try with this particular tea, and the reviews were all positive.

  • 5
    Long time Earl Grey user

    Posted by Raymond Buch on Feb 2nd 2021

    The Earl Grey loose tea from English Tea Store is full bodied black tea and the perfume of Bergamot with a hint of lemon while not over-powering is storng. This Earl Grey is positioned well in terms of pricing . So, for a quality loose Earl Grey tea at a good price this offering from English Tea Store is an excellent choice.

  • 5
    Earl Grey Loose leaf tea

    Posted by Walter E Smith on Oct 13th 2020

    It doesn't get any better than this for loose leaf Earl Grey tea. A very nice blend. Have enjoyed it for years...

  • 3
    Earl Grey Tea - coarse loose leaf

    Posted by Prashant Kharkar on Sep 2nd 2020

    Makes a so so cup of tea. Too much fragrance of something other than pure citrus aroma of bergamot. Didn’t truly enjoy my first cup which I always have in Indian style with a little milk and sweetener

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