Fortnum & Mason – Royal Blend – Jasmine Dragon Pearls

Company Name: FORTNUM & MASON


Did you notice the lovely blue/aqua color Fortnum & Mason use? It so reminds me of a Tiffany box. Just has to share. Not just a tea company their site is full of so many fun things and you will just have to check it out.




Interesting Highlights:

This classic Fortnum’s blend, low-grown Flowery Pekoe from Ceylon lends an uplifting note to the maltier Assam to make a very traditional cup of tea. First blended for King Edward VII in the summer of 1902, Royal Blend has been popular ever since for its smooth, almost honey-like flavor



Ceylon and Assam Tea


The Scent or Aroma:

A malty stronger tea



This is a strong tea and I can definitely see this tea being served to the royals. It’s got a dark liquor with a malty almost earthy flavor. The malty flavor coats the ongue and leaves a sweet sense in your mouth. A lovely mellow strong tea.



Cost: £4.25/ 25 Tea Bags

Price may vary according to the amount purchased.






Interesting Highlights:

I found this tea listed under a rare tea collection but not individually. It’s really a beautiful tea, that I encourage you to take a moment and hold one pearl in your hand and really look at it, embrace the work it took to bring that tea to you. It’s really amazing.



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The Scent or Aroma:

A beautiful bouquet of jasmine, floral.



These hand rolled gems are lovely to brew and to watch unroll and then to smell the magnificent jasmine floral scent. A medium liquor that is mellow and smooth with a slight vegetal flavor.



Cost: Not located on site

Price may vary according to the amount purchased.



Company highlights, notes and more:

Fortnum & Mason have an extensive history and I would do not justice to it by copying bits and pieces so please take a moment and check out THIS LINK for a look at their long line of history in tea.


Read more and visit the website: CLICK HERE.



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These are common instructions for brewing teas, however if the company suggests other brewing I will include it in the review section.


Time and Temperature Guide:


Tea      Temperature Minutes

Black      95°C / 205°F 3 – 5

Oolong/White 85°C / 185°F 3 – 4

Green/Yellow 80°C / 176°F 2 – 3

Herbal/Tisanes.         100°C / 212°F 5 – 15

** As always stated by My Tea Vault, we think you should enjoy tea the way you like it, I like mine very strong with no sweetener, these are just guidelines and I suggest you use the guideline then adjust for your own tastes.


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