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Russian Earl Grey

Loose Leaf Tea | Black

Spicy bergamot orange gives this loose leaf earl grey tea blend its exotic temperament.

$7 USD
Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

Mood Booster

Mood Booster

Rejuvenating

Rejuvenating

Blending Notes
  • Aroma

    Hint of citrus

  • Palate

    Expansive, citrus infusion

  • Purpose

    Zesty inspiration

BLEND NO. 3501

Ingredients

Estate black tea, orange peel, natural bergamot oil, and orange flavor

High Caffeine
Sustainability

Our loose leaf is packed in tins that are recyclable and can be disposed of in your blue bin. Our tins are also food-safe and can be repurposed for many things including spices and other dried ingredients. Learn More about sustainability at TEALEAVES.

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About This Blend

Russian Earl Grey tea, blended in honor of the Russian tradition, uses the rind of the spicy bergamot orange to give the citrus tea its exotic temperament. Add a dollop of raspberry jam or a splash of cognac to your cup to make it a truly Russian tea experience.

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TEALEAVES

TEALEAVES
1 Tsp

Water

Water
8 oz

Fire

Fire
210°F

Time

Steep
2-3 Min

Your FAQs, Answered
For Russian Earl Grey

At times served with mint, lemon or sweetened with fruit jam, unlike the British, Russians prefer their tea strong and sweet. They often place a sugar cube between their teeth while they sip to maximize the sweet factor. According to the former expert historian on Russian cuisine, William Pokhlyobkin, their tea drinking ritual calls for a prolonged period of relaxation and conversations, so nibbles by the samovar are a fundamental piece of the refined set-up, including traditional Lomonosov tea sets adorned with a cobalt blue net design and 22 karat gold. The standard savory food pairings with tea-time include a variety of cheeses and cured meats while those with a sweet-tooth typically snack on sushki, a bread-like slightly sweet ring-shaped cookie.

Traditionally, in most regions, no. A dollop of raspberry jam or a splash of cognac - yes!

Yes, Russian Earl Grey tea is delicious hot, and deliciously refreshing over ice, garnished with zest of lemon to enhance the citrus notes. For Mixology, infused in gin, the bergamot marries perfectly with the juniper notes.

Our Russian Earl Grey would pair perfectly with rich desserts such as cheesecake or a chocolate cake, or typical tea-time sweets such as cookies, biscuits, and pies, or even savory snacks such as crackers, bread, and cheese.

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KS
06/03/2021
Kelly S.
United States United States

Gorgeous!

such an interesting blend. i needed a little change from my regular earl grey, but not something drastically different. this is just perfect. so so happy i tried it.

ML
05/15/2021
Michelle L.
Canada Canada

Russian Earl Grey

This is my favourite earl grey blend. I also like the change to the black tin (compared to the previous silver ones).

AC
05/02/2021
Ann C.
United States United States

Tastes so good,

It has more oomph than plain tea, I love it.

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