Which of the below does NOT apply to Earl Grey tea?
- It was originally created by Jacksons of Piccadilly who was the first merchant to produce the tea
- It was originally a blended black tea
- It has bergamot orange oil in it
- It was named after the second Earl Grey
Earl Grey was originally a blended black tea although today people may refer any tea blended with bergamot oil as Earl Grey. It was name after the second Earl Grey who was the British Prime Minister in the 1830’s. Although legend credited the creation of the tea by the Chinese as a gift to the Earl Grey, the certainty of the origin is unknown. Jacksons of Piccadilly was the first tea merchant to produce the tea, but they did not create the tea blend.
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