- Serving Size: 3.8g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 100°C
- Steeping Time: 2 minutes (2-5 with milk) mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: India
- Caffeine: Strong
Bold Earl Grey - Lotus Teabag Collection
Distinct Italian bergamot essence and strong black tea. This version of Earl Grey is exclusive to our Lotus pyramid teabag collection. Bold Earl Grey is a richer version of Strong Earl Grey! We used a stronger cut of black tea to create a blend which works amazingly for lattes, London Fogs, served black or with milk with the convenience of a teabag. It provides a richer flavour without altering the taste of our Strong Earl Grey too much.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Grade or Quality: Teabag
Infusion Aroma: Malt, citrus
Infusion Color: Rich amber
Base flavor: Strong and smooth malty black tea, crisp bergamot
Infusion Strength: Strong
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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
Breakfast Tea: It Was Always English - by Richard Isaac
In the days when England ruled the world, there was no reason to specify that something was or was not “English” – it was simply assumed that it was. Therefore the famous morning beverage that we know as English Breakfast Tea was merely called Breakfast Tea in England, the quintessential representation of British teatime culture.
Contrary to popular belief, however, English Breakfast Tea did not get its start in England, but rather in America, where as early as Colonial Times colonists referred to this slightly sweet, strong black liquid as a representation of the mother culture. Another myth cites its origination in New York City in the mid-19th century, when an enterprising tea merchant invented a prototype that quickly became popular.
This full-bodied black blend is representative of our Canada tea company’s ability to take an old classic and update it with delicious, lovingly sourced organic ingredients. Typically drunk with milk and sugar, this exotic blend of teas is traditionally imported from such...