drank Earl Grey by Tazo
39 tasting notes

Among the Tazo varieties this one is just a mystery to me. So much as touch this to your water and you have a bitter steep. Maybe it’s the fannings in there. I don’t know, but this is a pretty astringent Earl Gray without a lot of complexity (dull and muted, in terms of flavor).

The best thing about this is the strong floral bergamot scent after brewing, but by the time I finish the tea I always regret those first few sips—it gets increasingly bitter, not more flavorful, as you drink.

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Craig Houghton studied creative writing at Southern Connecticut State University. He enjoys painting, drawing, old cameras, and gardening. He lives in Connecticut with his adoring wife and their heterochromic dog.





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