Earl Grey Lavendel
Earl Grey Lavender is the combination of black Earl Gray tea with lavender.
Earl Grey is a Ceylon tea to which bergamot oil has been added. Bergamot is a small citrus fruit mainly found in Southern Europe and North Africa.
Earl Grey Lavender is a very popular flavored tea blend! The subtle, citrusy taste of bergamot and the soothing, floral taste of lavender complement each other perfectly in this tasty blend.
With Earl Grey Lavender you can also make a delicious so-called London Fog. You do this by adding frothed warm milk and a drop of vanilla syrup to your cup of Earl Grey Lavender. If desired, add some honey and enjoy!
For a detailed description of how to make a London Fog, take a look at our blog!
Tasting notes Earl Grey Lavender
The basis of our Earl Geay Lavender is a soft Ceylon tea to which bergamot oil has been added. This gives a fresh sweet-sour character to the tea. The lavender provides a floral overtone.
The Ceylon tea used in our Earl Grey blends contains little tannin. As a result, the tea does not become bitter, even after a long brewing time.
Brewing advice Earl Grey Lavender
Then let it steep for 3-5 minutes at 95ºC.
What is Earl Grey tea?
Earl Grey tea is a black loose leaf tea to which bergamot oil has been added. The classic Earl Grey tea is made from black tea leaves. But the black tea used can be anything from Ceylon to Assam to African. It can be a single estate black tea or a blend of black teas from around the world. The Smallest House uses the Ceylon tea for the Earl Grey.
Is Earl Grey tea healthy?
Black tea, like green tea, has a number of health benefits. Some examples:
- black tea reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.
- black tea keeps the mouth healthy. It limits the production of dental plaque and mouth bacteria and prevents infections.
- black tea supports the digestion system
Is bergamot healthy?
Bergamot helps to lower bad cholesterol or LDL - cholesterol and helps prevent cardiovascular disease.
Is lavender healthy?
In addition to a wonderful scent that has a relaxing effect, the lavender plant has a medicinal effect. Lavender has, among other things, a beneficial effect in case of headaches, stomachaches and insomnia.
- Gluten free
- black tea, bergamot, lavender
- Amount of tea per cup
- 1 - 2 tea spoons
- Indication brewing time
- 3 - 5 minutes
- Temperature water
- 90 ºC - 100 ºC (194 °F - 212 °F)
- Color infusion
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