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di lestrade

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created by: Vanessa Harper
Everyone deserves a holiday now and then; especially the long-suffering, lovable DI Lestrade, whose years of trying not to punch Sherlock have left him understandably (earl) grey around the temples (and, well, the rest of his head too). Even if that holiday is limited to a few blessedly chaos-free moments at his desk, everyone's favorite Met officer (still faintly cinnamon-tan from his recent trip to an undisclosed location in the country) might reach for this blend of traditional earl grey with notes of chocolate, caramel, and a hint of cinnamon both to relax and to be ready for whatever bizarre case next comes his way.

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blended with black tea, orange peels, natural bergamot flavor, natural caramel flavor, blue cornflowers, cinnamon bark, cocoa nibs, natural chocolate flavor, natural vanilla flavor, natural cinnamon flavor

teas: earl grey bravo, tiger eye, cinnamon

steep at 212° for 2 mins
Inspired by the other Sherlock blends on this site, and especially by the brilliant BBC series, with which I am in no way affiliated.
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