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Maharaja Earl Grey Oolong Tea

An exotic summer Oolong tea with uplifting notes of Bergamot extracts and a sweet floral aroma.
3.53oz . 100gm . 40+ Cups $14.99

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Tea TypeThere are primarily 4 tea types i.e Black, Green, Oolong & White. Plucked and produced from the same tea plant Camellia Sinensis, each tea type is differentiated based on the level of fermentation/oxidation they go through during production.
OriginIt refers to the tea growing region where this tea has been sourced from.
Flush / SeasonIt refers to the season in which this tea was harvested. First Flush refers to Spring & Second flush refers to summer.
EstateIt refers to the specific plantation/garden where this tea has be sourced from.
InvoiceTea in Indian plantations specially Darjeeling & Assam are growin in batches which are referred to the invoice number. An invoice numbers enurses that the single estate tea is 100% pure and genuine. The invoice is awarded to every batch by the tea estate itself.
Date of PickingIt refers to the date on which this tea was harvested from the tea plant and is not the date of packaging. Date of Packaging is the specific date on which the teas are finally packaged in our unit.
Grade​T​ea leaf grading is the process of evaluating products based on the quality and condition of the tea leaves​. ​The highest grades are referred to as "orange pekoe"​ i.e SFTGFOP1, FTGFOP1​, and the lowest as "fannings" or "dust".
SpecialityIt refers to weather this tea is from a specific single plantation or a special blend of teas from multiple estates & plantations curated by our Master Blenders. ​
CaffeineThe caffeine content in this tea categorized into three broad levels i.e low, medium & high.
Know your Tea

Tea Type There are primarily 4 tea types i.e Black, Green, Oolong & White. Plucked and produced from the same tea plant Camellia Sinensis, each tea type is differentiated based on the level of fermentation/oxidation they go through during production.

Oolong Tea

Grade ​T​ea leaf grading is the process of evaluating products based on the quality and condition of the tea leaves​. ​The highest grades are referred to as "orange pekoe"​ i.e SFTGFOP1, FTGFOP1​, and the lowest as "fannings" or "dust".

FTGFOP1

Caffeine The caffeine content in this tea categorized into three broad levels i.e low, medium & high.

High

Ingredients

Oolong Tea & Bergamot Extracts.
Tasting Notes A specialty Oolong tea that brings a perfect symphony of the sweet, summer flavours of Oolong teas and the uplifting notes of bergamot extracts. The blackish-brown dry leaves have a heady floral aroma of bergamot, orange blossoms, and a whiff of jasmine. The dark amber coloured liquor is intensely fragrant, mellow, and smooth. Our Maharaja Earl Grey Oolong is a unique and intensely satisfying rendition and is sure to become a favourite in no time!
Preperation Instructions
  • Water
  • CO2 Filtered Water
  • Temperature
  • 80-90 Degrees C
  • Serving
  • 0.176 oz | 2 gm
  • Steep Time
  • 4-5 min
Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is Oolong Tea?
    Oolong Tea is partially oxidized teas which are hand-rolled into thin strands. The level of oxidation for Oolong teas falls somewhere between the oxidation levels of black and green tea. The artisanal rolling technique of Oolong teas is the main factor which plays around with the appearance, color of the liquor, and the uplifting aroma, resulting in various Oolong varieties. Oolong teas have an abundance of vitamins and minerals with just the right dose of detoxifying alkaloids- a gift of the partial roasting process.
  • Why is Oolong Tea Good for Health?
    In addition to caffeine, Oolong teas also contain vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and beneificial polyphenols.These polyphenols are though to reduce blood sugar and regulate insulin levels. The antioxidants present in Oolong teas have may also help to decrease the risk of heart diseases and high blood pressure. In addition to this, the combination of caffeine and polyphenols found in oolong teas help increase the number of calories burnt by the body in a day. This aids in weight loss as well.
  • How many cups of Oolong tea is recommended?
    For best results, we recommend drinking two cups of Oolong tea daily; one cup in the morning coupled with a balanced breakfast ; and another cup in the afternoon along with a healthy lunch. Remember, a cup of Oolong tea contains about half as much caffeine as a cup of green tea, and far less than that found in a regular cup of coffee. Hence, a cup of Oolong tea gives you a small dose of caffeine for mental alertness but without the unwanted jitters.
  • Where do you source your teas from?
    We source our teas from over 150 renowned tea plantations and small individual farms in India. Within the country, we procure from 5 popular tea-producing regions, namely : Darjeeling, Assam, Nilgiri, Kangra, and Sikkim.
  • How are your teas packed?
    After sourcing our teas directly from plantations within hours of harvest, we bring them to our state-of-the-art tea facility in New Delhi, India. The teas then go through rigorous rounds of cleaning, sorting, quality testing to remove any impurities/dust/foreign particles. Teas then pass through a final 10+ quality check points for leaf size, aroma, liquor, flavors etc. They are then vacuum-packaged in opaque aluminium-lined bags using sophisticated machinery. These vacuum-bags are then stored in a dehumidified, temperatuere-controlled warehouse which ensures that the teas remain garden-fresh and maintain their character. Upon recieving a consumer's order, we further pack the required quantity of tea in smaller vacuum-sealed packs which are boxed in the retail boxes and then sent over to our own delivery centres located in various parts of the world.

Customer Reviews

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Marahaja Earl Grey Oolong

The president of Vahdam Teas should be arrested for making such an amazingly addictive and fantasticially awesome tea. Me and my colleagues are totally loving this blend.

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D.
A complex and ponderous sort of afternoon tea

The Maharaja Oolong Earl Grey steeps up a well-balanced cup of refreshing citrus with a slightly sweet but earthy, full-bodied base from the moderately-oxidized oolong.

An excellent cup to sit and watch the sky with.

I particularly recommend brewing gongfu-style, and do watch the heat of your water—too hot and you'll lose the delicate complexity of the underlying oolong.

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Wonderful Scent

This is a tea you let cool down right underneath your nose. Just the smell is revitalizing. I let it steep for 5 minutes and the flavor is strong and smooth. The bergamot is not too strong, and the citrus is at the right level. I don't think the oolong could even taste bitter. It has a honey undertone, or maybe that's what I imagine while I drink it. You won't need to add any sweetener. I don't feel like the caffeine level is too strong, I'll end the day with a cup without any sleep issues.

I will be buying again.

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T.F.
Thank you so much for the amazing teas!

My mom is absolutely in love with Vahdam teas, and especially with this one, very soft and delicious - thank you so much for making this dream come true! Fresh, amazingly tasty teas, delivery to the other end of the world, all the VAHDAM company efforts in order to deliver the parcel in time are greatly appreciated! I am highly recommending VAHDAM to all the customers and to all my friends, and I wish to the company prosperity and many happy customers! :))

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Nice tea

I like this tea very much. Leaves are fresh and taste is smooth, and it contains just right amount of bergamot flavor (unlike the tee I use locally). Tea review is subjective thing but here is some measure of tea success : my family started consuming double amount of tea cups lately