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Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2014 

About Green and Black Tea Blends

This category is for blended teas which include both green tea and black tea, but do not contain any other ingredients.

Green and black tea blends are uncommon for a variety of reasons. One reason is that green tea is most common in the tea culturen of China, Japan, and Southeast Asia, whereas black tea in most common in the tea culture of India and Western countries. Another barrier to creating these blends is that most black teas taste best when brewed with boiling water and taste bland if the water is not hot enough, whereas many green teas taste best when brewed with water well below boiling, and will taste bitter or harsh if the water is too hot. Our guide on brewing temperature for tea explains more about this issue.

In order to effectively blend green and black teas such that they can be brewed well, both teas must be chosen that perform well when brewed at the same temperature. This can be achieved either by choosing black teas that work well at lower temperatures or green teas that can be brewed with hotter water, or achieving a balance between the two.

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This tea was blended originally in 1996 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, though I don't think CBC markets it directly. Murchie's website touts, "choice Ceylon and China black teas, Jasmine and other green teas with a touch of citrus".

Another in a remarkably large select...

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90 / 100
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Murchie's promotes this as a more robustly flavored version of their No. 10 Blend, which I reviewed very favorably in 2019, and I agree. So I'll give it a few more points. The component teas are:
GREEN: Jasmine and gunpowder
BLACK: Keemun and Ceylon, with some bergamot.

No. 22 Blend is yet another in a growing...

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79 / 100
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Murchie's developed this blend to commemorate their 125th anniversary (1894–2019), and I hope it sticks around.

A blind taste test might elicit a reaction like this: "Really nice black tea blend, but I can't quite place this interesting flavor it has under that." The black tea solidly dominates the green in dry-b...

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86 / 100
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Murchie's touts Library Blend as the ideal tea to sip while reading a good book—hence the name. Instead I chugged three of several cups so far while watching a live-streamed volcanic eruption. Does that violate the "spirit" of the brand? ;-)

Library is a green-black mix, one of quite a large inventory of such bl...

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44 / 100
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Have you ever walked into the lobby of a tire shop, and noted its distinctive aroma of freshly manufactured tire rubber? That was my immediate impression of the taste/scent blend upon drinking this tea, and I can't shake it. It's as if someone liquefied that air in a tire store, and stirred it into a tea. The websit...

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Most-Rated Green & Black Blend

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Brand:Tazo Tea
Style:Green and Black Tea Blend
Region:Himalayas
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
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3 Ratings
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Library Blend Tea Bags

Brand:Murchie's Tea & Coffee Ltd
Style:Green and Black Tea Blend
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
1 Rating
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Queen Victoria Tea Bags

Brand:Murchie's Tea & Coffee Ltd
Style:Green and Black Tea Blend
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
1 Rating
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Waterfront Blend

Brand:Murchie's Tea & Coffee Ltd
Style:Green and Black Tea Blend
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
1 Rating
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CBC Radio Blend Tea Bags

Brand:Murchie's Tea & Coffee Ltd
Style:Green and Black Tea Blend
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
1 Rating

Top-Rated Green & Black Blend

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Brand:Tazo Tea
Style:Green and Black Tea Blend
Region:Himalayas
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Teabag
62
3 Ratings

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