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Earl Grey Flavours from Twinings

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Sometimes it feels like Earl Grey has practically become synonymous with Twinings. It was invented at our shop on the Strand in 1831 at the behest of the Prime Minster, Charles Grey, the second Earl Grey. And we named it after him.

But Earl Grey tea, believe it or not, is not its own category of tea. It falls into the category of flavoured teas. Flavoured teas include any type of tea - white, green, oolong, black - that has been scented or flavoured with fruit, flowers, spices, oils, extracts, and natural or artificial flavours.

This being the case, Earl Grey tea is not as simple as it first appears.

Our master blenders have exploited the freedom that being a “flavoured tea” brings; flavour meaning the distinctive taste of a food or a drink. Traditional Earl Grey has, of course, a very distinctive flavour – perfumed as it is with the smell and taste of bergamot. But we have a veritable plethora of variations on the theme of this beloved tea.

Read on as we give you the full kaleidoscope of Earl Grey flavours and infusions to tickle your taste buds.

Earl Grey Types

Traditional Earl Grey tea is a national favourite – black tea flavoured with bergamot and notes of lemon – and the Twinings range includes classic Earl Grey flavours that come in a variety of “types” such as decaffeinated, organic, blended or infused with other flavours and teas (such as green tea… yummy!)

Tea Bags Or Loose Leaf

Today our Earl Grey comes in all varieties: Loose Tea caddies with stylish designs, perfect for tea aficionados and turning tea times into a bit of an occasion, our silky pyramid tea bags for an easy to facilitate loose leaf experience, string & tag tea bags, as well as regular tea bags in our brand new boxes containing foil sealed wrapping for extra freshness.

Earl Grey with our without milk

Earl Grey, and any of its blended flavours, can be enjoyed at any time of day, with or without milk, a slice of lemon, or a drop of honey.

Twinings Earl Grey Ranges

The original blend

This is our Classic Earl Grey, with bergamot and light orange and lemon flavours, created for a British Prime Minister nearly 200 years ago. An amazing 100 fabulous tea bags of this favourite Earl of all times.

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Lady Grey

If you're after something really refreshing why not try our lightly zingy Lady Grey? Inspired by rolling orange and lemon groves, we developed Lady Grey for Earl Grey lovers who wanted something a little bit fruitier.

We couldn't possibly play favourites, but Lady Grey will always have a special place in our hearts. Lady Grey tea is a modern invention, created by and trademarked by Twinings in the early 1990s to appeal to the Nordic market, which found Earl Grey tea too strong in flavour. Lady Grey differs from Earl Grey in that it contains additional lemon peel and orange peel. It first went on sale in Norway in 1994 and in Britain in 1996.

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Loose leaf Earl Grey

For those who like the theatricality of the tea ceremony! A marvellously flavoursome addition to a traditional afternoon tea party. The tea caddies also stylishly decorate the tea table.

Caddies last and last, making wonderful presents, and you can top them up with re-fills of loose tea.

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Twinings Masterclass

Our team of tea ambassadors are super passionate about tea and love to share their enthusiasm and expert knowledge with you. The masterclasses last 2 hours. You are going to try six different teas and find out more about the types of tea, their origin, the tea culture in Britain and much more.

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Plummy Earl Grey

A light, floral tea, with rich, juicy plum and a dash of star anise – this fabulous tea is destined to become a classic in its own right! We are just a little bit addicted to it.

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London Strand EARL GREY

This is a wonderfully sunny China tea, traditionally scented with bergamot but with a twist of other citrus notes and added lemon peels. Presented in a pretty gift box, evocative of old and new London, it contains a golden bag filled with loose-leaf pyramid tea bags. Earl Charles Grey would be pleased!

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Decaffeinated Earl Grey

No need to forgo your after dinner tea any more – decaffeinated yet still full of your favourite Earl Grey flavours. Drink it day or night – yeah!!

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Russian Earl Grey

This Russian Earl Grey is one of our most popular international tea blends. We love the sumptuous blend of black tea delicately flavoured lemon and bergamot.

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Organic Earl Grey

Same fulsome flavour of traditional Earl Grey bergamot and citrus made with carefully selected organic ingredients.

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String & Tag

The classic Earl Grey flavour presented in tea bags with a string and Twinings tag attached for easy brewing!

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Twinings Earl Grey Favorites

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Earl Grey - 100 Tea Bags

Now: £2.64 each

Was: £5.29

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Our famous Earl Grey - lemon and bergamot flavoured black tea.

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Lady Grey - 50 Tea Bags

£3.49 each

Black tea with the fragrant flavour of orange, bergamot and lemon. Bright with zesty orange.

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Signature Earl Grey

Now: £7.87 each

Was: £10.50

Aromatic, bergamot flavoured black tea with lavender.

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Discovery Collection London Strand Earl Grey - Pyramid Tea Bags

£6.50 each

China tea scented with a blend of traditional bergamot with a twist of other citrus notes and added lemon peels. Presented in a pretty gift box containing a golden bag filled with loose leaf pyramid tea bags.

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