Earl Grey Tea
Also Known As: Earl Gray Tea or Earl Grey Black Tea
Origin: Nuwara Eliya, Dimbula or Uva districts, Sri Lanka, 4000 - 8500 feet above sea level
Ingredients: Black tea, Cornflower petals, Natural flavors.
Type: Black tea
Caffeine Content: Medium
Taste and Aroma: Bright and coppery.
Number of Cups: 16oz = 200 cups tea; 4 oz = 50 cups tea, 1 oz = 11 cups tea
Preparation: 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. Steep the tea for 3-7 minutes.
Uses: Heated or chilled, Earl Grey tea pairs well with breakfast and dessert foods. It can also be used in making ice cream and cookies.
Substitutes: Silver Needle Tea or Jasmine Tea.
Fun Fact: Star Treks Captain Jean-Luc Picard loves a relaxing cup of Earl Grey Tea.