Earl Grey Tea Loose Leaf Tea Canisters

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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:
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  • 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. Kathryn W.
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      My favorite.

      Nice, bright tea.

      02/16/20 | WEST KINGSTON, RI
    2. Beverly K.
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      This was gift, the recipient says it is wonderful, robust and flavorful. He likes being able to use loose teas with his new Kati cup.

      02/15/20 | Somerville, MA
    3. Samira A.
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      My new favorite tea!

      02/14/20 | North Potomac, MD
    4. katie l.
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      My Husband's favorite tea

      02/14/20 | Gillette, WY
    5. Opal E.
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      This us a high quality Earl Grey. Wish they also made Earl Grey Creme

      01/31/20 | falls church, VA
    6. Emily B.

      Best Earl Grey

      I have tried many Earl Grey teas before and this one is just by far, the best! The only thing that sucks about this is when I order tea at restaurants and it's just not the same! Tea Forte has spoiled me! This tea is perfection! It's so good with sugar and oat milk! Yum!

      10/28/19 | Cypress, TX
    7. Daniel W.
      Verified Buyer

      Great flavor

      Probably one of the best Earl Grey I have ever tasted and I have tried a lot of them. I like the fact that this tea is organically grown. No Glyphosate!

      10/21/19 | Boca Raton, FL
    8. Jeanette A.
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      What I want in the morning🍁🍂🍃

      10/21/19 | Morganton, NC
    9. Katherine S.
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      A robust Earl

      I really like this Earl Grey tea - and the blue flowers as an accent are very pretty!

      08/30/19 | Newtown, PA
    10. Laura D.
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      So many Earl Greys out there . . .

      This one has a good dose of bergamot--somewhat tangy, stimulating--great after-work cup for me.

      08/29/19 | Newtonville, MA
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