No tea in the teapot
Viston Earl Grey tea is our best loose leaf tea to replace store-bought Earl Grey tea bags. Brew up to 40 cups of tea with 70g of loose tea.
Our loose leaf Earl Grey tea is fresh and light on the tongue, with bergamot citrus notes that are strong but not overpowering. Chinese Keemun black tea infused with bergamot oil creates a fragrant and delicious, full-bodied, amber-colored cup. The slightly tingling mouthfeel will have you making a second cup of tea in no time.
Viston Earl Grey tea is the best tea to enjoy in the afternoon, because of bergamot oil's calming properties. The robustness of black tea and the natural sweetness and fruitiness of bergamot oil goes well with a slice of lemon or a bit of rock sugar
If you've been drinking Earl Grey black tea from tea bags - awesome, you will love our loose leaf version of your Earl Grey tea. Better yet if you've never tried loose tea - it will blow your mind!
We encourage you to contrast any store-bought Earl Grey tea bags you may have with Viston Earl Grey tea and taste the difference by yourself. We promise you, after trying loose tea, you will never go back to tea bags.
Earl Grey follows the standard instructions for preparing loose leaf black tea:
If you have been using tea bags to prepare tea, there are some general tips you can follow to make a perfect cup of tea from loose leaves.
If you cut open a tea bag you will find either dust or fannings. It's leftover tea from production. Use real loose-leaf tea, like Viston Earl Grey black tea to have the best tea drinking experience.
Brew loose leaf black tea for 3-5 minutes, as opposed to 30 seconds for tea bags - don't worry, high-quality tea will not get bitter quickly and it's too hot to drink right away anyway.
Don't use hard or chlorinated water to make tea. Preferably, use filtered water.
Black tea is best prepared with boiling water at 96°C-100°C. Green tea requires a temperature of 80°C-85°C, otherwise, it can get burnt and taste bitter. When preparing it, just wait a few minutes or transfer water between two cups a few times before pouring it on leaves.
Tea bags are designed to release all their potential at once. Loose leaves can be reused to brew several cups. Each infusion of the same leaves will result in a brew that tastes slightly different. However, you will have to steep them a bit longer each time.
Very mild, does not have bitterness or soapy taste like other Earl Greys. Good balance, highly recommend it!
I just love the bergamot flavoring in this tea! It has a rich taste and because of it this tea quickly became one of my favorites.
This tea flavor has become one of my favourites right away. Much better than many store-bought tea bags. Love it.