Earl Grey tea is a true classic. The beauty of Earl Grey is that it makes a wonderful mixer for cocktails, lattes, and cooking. This is a simple and sophisticated Earl Grey Tea cocktail made with Grand Marnier garnished with an orange slice.
Today I’m making a simple Earl Grey Tea cocktail in celebration of the United Kingdom’s National Tea Day on April 21st. Tea is the most popular drink in Britain, with over 165,000,000 cups being drunk in the UK every single day of the year. The two most consumed teas are Earl Grey and English Breakfast.
In studying tea, I’ve noticed most tea drinkers from western countries prefer flavored black teas. One of the most popular flavored teas in the west is Earl Grey. Not for me though. Even though Earl Grey is an international bestseller, it took me a long time before I even liked Earl Grey tea.
But I never gave up – always willing to try a new tea, I finally came across an Earl Grey that I liked. I had to find out why. What made this one so different from all the other Earl Grey teas that I’ve tried. Why was this one so superior?