Where To Buy:
Choice Organic Teas
Thrill your senses with this naturally caffeine-free twist on traditional chai. We blend rich South African rooibos with the finest masala spices for a cup that’s warming, robust and subtly sweet. It’s a luscious treat that pairs wonderfully with milk and sweetener. (Caffeine Free)
Organic Rooibos*, Organic Cardamom, Organic Cinnamon, Organic Ginger, Organic Clove, and Organic Black Pepper *Fair Trade Certified™
I’ve been trying to get my life-long digestion issues under control – especially the last few weeks. I have read that Chai Spices as well as Rooibos can help with that. I’m grateful!
This smells like a sweet yet slight spicy chai post-steep. The color is a nice rich dark red-brown. The taste is sweet from the rooibos and slightly spicy from the spices. This is really nice! REALLY NICE – for a bagged chai! Probably one of my fave bagged chai’s as well as one of my fave rooibos chai in a bag, too!
I could see myself drinking this often! This one surprised me! If you see this on a shelf at a good price – give it a whirl!
Where To Buy: Indie Tea
Wise Man’s Caravan
Wisdom May Be The Road Less Traveled, But It Beats The Road That Leads To The Unexpected Swamp Filled With Hungry Alligators.
Steeping Instructions: Measure 1.5 teaspoons of tea to 8 oz of water. Heat water to boiling 212 degrees, pour over the tea leaves, and steep tea leaves for four to five minutes. Add milk or soy, sugar or honey to taste.
5 oz. Organic and Fair Trade Ingredients: Organic Assam Black Tea, Organic Cloves, Organic Orange Peel, Organic Cinnamon, Organic Cardamom, Organic White Peppercorn, Organic Allspice, Organic Ginger, Organic Nutmeg, Organic Myrrh, Organic Frankincense
After the hectic week I have been having and a major case of ‘too much info on the brain overload” I thought this would be the tea to review tonight. This is a chai I have really been enjoying the last couple of months!
I thought it would be too full of spice – but everything works awesomely well together! This is VERY good!
Frankincense & Myrrh…kind of make me a little nervous at first but it ended up being a unique, bold, and flavorful cup! This has interesting spices and a slight smoke! Plus I LOVE the names, containers, and labels Indie Tea has on their offerings…so fun!
Where To Buy: Rishi Tea
Green Tea Chai, Organic Fair Trade Chai
Coming Soon! Available September 2010!
Green Tea Chai is very uplifting and assertive with a one-of-a-kind, bright green infusion color. This harmonious blend combines pan-fired green tea with ginger, zesty lemongrass and other stimulating botanicals for a well balanced break with tradition. Its spicy undertones and sweet citrus finish provide a delectable diversion from your usual chai.
Mix 2 tbsp chai, 1 cup water, and 1 cup milk in a saucepan. / Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in 3 tbsp sugar. / Strain into a mug or pitcher and enjoy! Chai can also be enjoyed over ice. / Ingredients: Organic cardamom, organic Fair Trade Certified™ green tea, organic lemongrass, organic ginger, organic licorice root, organic black pepper and organic peppermint. Origin: Rishi blend.
Green Tea Chai is another NEW offering from Rishi and the taste of this was quite good to me and my palate. There isn’t an “over-the-top” chai taste present but here is what I did find…
A nice lemony surprise! Simply-Put in less than 5 words, I guess you could say. But since many of you are probably looking for a little more in-depth description…here-goes!
I can mostly taste a nice standard yet more sweeter green tea taste, lemon, and a little bit of a peppery taste. I am not totally sure if it’s more of an actual pepper taste or a ginger taste that is causing the pepperiness so I guess that’s why I would describe the pepper taste as a little-bit. I would also describe the licorice and peppermint flavors as gentle, too, with neither being too prominent, yet, somewhat identifiable overall.
All of the ingredients work very well together but I will say that the lemon is the most noticeable flavor to both the nose and the tongue.
This was citrusy-sweet and tasty. I would certainly add this to my thumbs-up list from Rishi!