Earl Grey Tea Event Box

Black Tea
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A timeless expression of robust Assam and bergamot.

Event Boxes are the most cost-effective way to purchase Tea Forté gourmet tea. Each box contains 48 pyramid tea infusers. Choose from a variety of our classic blends of black, green, oolong, white and herbal tea.

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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. Constance M.
      Verified Buyer

      Excellent Earl Grey

      I recently enjoyed Tea Forte's Earl Grey tea at a hotel I visited. I loved the tea so much that ordered the tea when I returned home.

      11/25/19 | Lewes, DE
    2. Cheryl L.
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      Strong and fragrant! Love this tea. Only tea I am buying now...,

      10/22/19 | Boston, MA
    3. Gennadiy R.
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      my favorite

      excellent tea

      10/09/19 | Brooklyn, NY
    4. Yuri S.
      Verified Buyer

      Clients fav

      Clients request this often

      09/28/19 | South Pasadena, CA
    5. Jonathan Y.
      Verified Buyer

      Best Earl Grey ever

      This is by far the most flavorful Earl Grey’s I have ever had, simply the best!

      09/01/19 | Cypress, TX
    6. Taruna G.
      Verified Buyer

      Excellent blend, great flavor

      08/31/19 | San Jose, CA
    7. Diane G.
      Verified Buyer

      A superior Earl Gray

      08/30/19 | St Pete Beach, FL
    8. Kim D.
      Verified Buyer

      One of my two absolute favorites!

      Great taste, great quality, always available & quick delivery.

      08/27/19 | Ripley, WV
    9. Eric E.
      Verified Buyer

      None better

      I discovered Tea Forte while at The Wynn Hotel and could not believe my taste buds. It was quite simply the finest tasting and most elegantly packaged Earl Grey Tea I have ever had in my life. I have traveled the world fairly extensively and had Earl Grey on five of the seven continents. Tea Forte is not only my favorite to drink, but it is one of my favorite gifts to give. It never fails to be a home run with my friends and loved ones and it makes me happy to know they enjoy it as much as I do.

      08/27/19 | Brentwood, TN
    10. Sandra K.
      Verified Buyer

      Just delicious

      I buy this tea every month and i love it so much

      08/27/19 | Miami, FL
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