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Earl Grey Tea Loose Leaf Tea Canister

Black Tea
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A timeless expression of robust Assam and bergamot.

We're proud to offer our new loose leaf tea canisters, which now contain USDA certified organic tea. The weight of the tea ranges from 30-130 grams depending on the volume of the blend. Loose leaf tea canisters contain 35-50 servings. Matcha canisters contain approximately 12 servings. Each canister is 100% recyclable. View all our Loose Leaf Tea options, including one pound pouches, Single Steeps® Samplers, Loose Leaf Tea Trios, and more.

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Earl Grey Tea

About Earl Grey Tea

Tea Type : Black Tea

Tea Forté Earl Grey is an exceptional blend of stunningly superb Organic Assam tea leaves infused with cold-pressed Italian Bergamot oil from the citrus fruit grown in Calabria, Italy. Considered to be one of the most popular teas in the West, and likely the most popular flavored tea in the world, we’ve made this an even greater grey with a sprinkling of organic cornflowers to create a rich, full-bodied cup for those who enjoy their tea with milk for the perfect classic.

The natural citrus oil is pressed from the peel of the Bergamot citrus fruit and gives Earl Grey its distinctive taste and aroma. Bergamot is a small citrus fruit with a protruding nub like a navel orange. Earl Grey tea is flavored with oil made from bergamot peel, and has a distinctive taste loved by many. Earl Grey tea is named after Charles Grey, the 2nd Earl Grey and Prime Minister of England from 1830-1834. Legend has it that he received bergamot flavored tea as a gift after one of his men had rescued the son of a Chinese mandarin from drowning.

Earl Grey is a classic English tea time treat. Traditionally it is served with twist of lemon or a bit of sugar. However, it can also be taken with a touch of milk and honey (just remember, milk and lemon together will curdle!). Earl Grey is equally well suited for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or anytime that a warming cup would satisfy.

Read more about Earl Grey:
  • 5 Secrets to the Perfect Cup of Earl Grey Tea
  • How to Choose a Great Earl Grey
  • Top 5 Benefits of Earl Grey Tea
  • Introduction to Black Tea
  • Steeping instructions

    1. Heat water to 208˚F.
    2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.
    3. Steep for 3-5 minutes.
    4. Enjoy!

    For loose leaf iced teas, use 2 tsp per 8oz glass.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavor: Bright and balanced, with lively citrus freshening flavor with floral undertones on a full bodied base
    Aroma: Subtle and light, offering up the flamboyance of the bergamot
    Infusion: Dark, coppery, with blue cornflower petals for added visual charm


    • Organic indian assam black tea
    • Natural orange flavors
    • Natural bergamot flavor
    • Organic cornflower petals

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Deborah C.
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      my favorite tea

      Earl grey tea is my favorite tea of all time and this Earl Grey is awesome!!

      02/20/19 | LEONA VALLEY, CA
    2. Marlen L.
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      Love the aroma

      In an effort to transition off of coffee, I’ve been drinking Earl Grey Tea, and it has been working!

      02/20/19 | Whittier, CA
    3. Lakeisha I.
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      Bought this for my aunt she loved it

      02/20/19 | Hot Springs, AR
    4. Kale M.
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      Solid Earl Grey

      A very solid Earl Grey, I’d give it a 4.5 star if I could.

      02/19/19 | Ann Arbor, MI
    5. Bruce B.
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      Best Earl Grey I Have Ever Tasted

      Once you take one sip of this terrific Earl Grey you can never go back to even the better bagged varieties.

      02/19/19 | Warrington, PA
    6. Natalie P.
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      Outstanding Earl Grey

      A respectably delicious earl grey -- perfect for feeling fancy at tea time!

      02/19/19 | New York, NY
    7. Erin D.
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      The best

      This is the only earl grey tea I will drink. It is perfection. Smooth and flavourful. I drink it black. Sooo delicious.

      02/18/19 | Barrie, Canada
    8. Karen E.
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      The best Earl Grey

      I have been drinking tea for years. When I run out try other brands, but always come back. Now I stock up with multiple cans. Best flavor, smooth and robust. Great way to start the day.

      02/18/19 | Manteo, NC
    9. Jessica W.
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      Very good

      This is a very good earl grey tea and I combined it with the English Breakfast tea and it was delicious hot and cold!

      02/18/19 | Campbell River, Canada
    10. Tom T.
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      The best!

      I couldn't exist without my Tea Forte Earl Grey tea! Thanks to my wonderful husband, I always have plenty on hand.

      02/18/19 | Waynesville, NC
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