Old Growth Earl Grey

Scented Black Tea
Origin: Ha Giang, Vietnam

Woody, amber-red brew, with mild dryness and fruity finish.

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About Old Growth Earl Grey:

The northern tea region of Ha Giang in Vietnam is home to old growth tea trees also know as ‘Shan Tea’. A pilot project to help preserve these tea forests is underway. We work directly with this project to source this Wild Black. Long, stylish leaves, well crafted into a robust, hearty black tea. The tea is then finished into an Old Growth Earl Grey by adding natural bergamot essence.

Ingredients: Black tea leaves, Natural Bergamot Essence.

Flavor Profile:

Woody, amber-red brew, with mild dryness and fruity finish.

Brewing Instructions:

Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.

Water Temp °F (°C)Steep Time (minutes)Number of InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)
200°F (93°C)3-51-31

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