Instant tea mixes have always intrigued me. More or less for the convenience factor. In the mornings, I am rushed. Even waking up early doesn’t seem to help me get everything done, in place, everybody out the door- with there still time to always be able to make a proper cuppa. Especially anything I might want to add a touch of frothed milk or creamer too.
So when The Famous Lion Chai from T by Daniel came my way, I was pretty excited to check the concoction out. Without even looking at the ingredients, I added 2 tablespoons of the mix into my frother, added the recommended 8 ounces of milk, hit the button to froth/mix up and away I went finishing up making lunches and making sure homework was in book bags.
A few moments later I heard the ding indicated the tea was ready, poured the mix into my tea cup, and away I went. After taking my first sip though, I noticed a flavor hanging out in the background that made me wish I would have checked the ingredients. Hazelnut. I know I know. The majority of the world loves hazelnut, but sadly I am not one of them. And after taking a few more sips, the resounding flavor I was getting was split between caramel and hazelnut.
Now the good thing about these flavors being so pronounced and in the spotlight-there really isn’t a harsh artificial flavor that I’ve gotten when trying mixes like this one in the past. For me personally, the best part of this blend is this honeyed cinnamon flavor you can catch here and there. Really light and sweet with just a hint of a spiced kick.
Overall, well played T by Daniel! Even though I’m not 100% in love with this mix, I know my kiddo would love and eagerly gulp away. And I would have no problem serving this to him in the mornings instead of the soda he seems to grab. I’m sad to say this just isn’t a blend for me.
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Leaf Type: Chai
Where to Buy: T by Daniel
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Our most popular tea of all time is now available for you to enjoy in the comfort of your home!
A luxurious smooth blend of premium black tea and exotic spices such as cinnamon and hazelnut, this delicious chai premix can be made with milk or water (or your favourite milk alternatives!)
One sip of our famous Lion Chai will make you understand why its our “MANE” beverage!
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Ginger and peach are both popular tea flavors. Two flavors that can also be quite hit or miss. Here the two are paired on a white tea, something that can also be hit or miss. Ginger Peach Snowcone by T by Daniel is a hit.
Normally when it comes to tea with ginger, I always want a ginger burn. This tea has no burn but I think that is for the best. It is like a mix of fuzzy peaches sprinkled with some ginger flavor. A little sweet and slightly spiced. The best of both worlds to keep things in check. Both flavors come through while also being harmoniously blended and that’s what makes this tea great. It’s also what makes this ginger great even without the burn. The white tea is a bit roasty to compliment the other flavors.
T by Daniel is a Canadian company that has been around for as long as I have been drinking tea. They have a cute gimmick, displaying all their teas on their site in cute bow ties to compliment the bow ties they also sell online. They have some interesting blends and so far the ones I have tried have been enjoyable. One day soon I will probably crack and place an order with them, if for no other reason than I will want more of this tea.
Here’s the scoop!
Leaf Type: White
Where to Buy: T by Daniel
There’s nothing more refreshing than a snowcone. It’s chilly goodness, perfect shape and icy texture reminds you of childhood fun.Combining the bite of ginger and the sweetness of peach, we blended this White Monkey Chinese Tea, to get you reminiscing and sipping on some healthy magic. Detox and relax with this blood purifying concoction that can be brewed hot or iced!