Mr. Grey - 4 oz loose tea - a beautiful black tea with citrus aromas
Mr. Grey is a smooth sophisticated black tea blend with fragrant oil of bergamot. Bergamot is the oil from the rind of a bergamot orange that gives this black tea a unique fruity flavor.
The black tea base of Mr. Grey Tea is a full-bodied black tea leaves from a plantation in India. As Mr. Grey is steeped, the leaves open to the size of a dime, giving a soft orange flavor.
Earl Grey teas became well known by the British royals drinking them with morning and afternoon meals. The smoothness of this tea, creates a space for relaxation and rejuvenation.
It is exciting for us to find so many of our customers drink Mr. Grey. As we talk with them at farmers markets and events, they are quick to tell us its one of their favorite Earl Greys.
Mr. Grey is a caffeine tea that is excellent hot or iced.
ICED: The Mr. Grey blend is lovely southern iced on a hot summer day or served with brunch with a slice of orange or lemon. Use 1/4 cup of the tea blend steeped in 1 gallon of boiling water for 4 minutes. Add sweetener to taste and cool in refrigerator. (If steeped over 4 minutes the tea will burn and have a bitter taste – if this happens, add a ¼ teaspoon baking soda. Adding the baking soda will also clear up the tea if it becomes cloudy.
Hot: The fruity flavors make this an excellent hot tea served with orange slices, lemon, and milk. Use 1 teaspoon of Mr. Grey tea in 1 cup of boiling water for 4 minutes. Add sweetener and milk. (If steeped over 4 minutes the tea will burn and have a bitter taste. You can steep the same tea bag several times during one sitting.
Great News! Per the Tea Association of the USA, Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water, and can be found in almost 80% of all U.S. households. It is the only beverage commonly served hot or iced, anytime, anywhere, for any occasion. On any given day, over 159 million Americans are drinking tea.