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Since my Chai with Chocolate tin is still sealed, and this is half-full, I decided it was best to have this, and maybe compare the two after my previous cup. This blend tastes spicier than the Chai with Chocolate. I see more pods in it (is it cardamom that is in the green pods? I forget). I added just a pinch of sugar and no cream and really am enjoying this as a dessert tea. If only I had the decaf option available as well. I hear it was wonderful! As is, caffeine is fine as I don’t work early tomorrow. I’m hoping to get some reading done though!

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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec
Jillian

The pods are likely green cardamom (there’s two kinds green and black, and I’ve seen both used in chais). Here’s a pic of both kinds: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Black_and_green_cardamom.jpg

Meghann M

Thanks Jillian. I think you are right, green cardamom it is.

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Jillian

The pods are likely green cardamom (there’s two kinds green and black, and I’ve seen both used in chais). Here’s a pic of both kinds: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Black_and_green_cardamom.jpg

Meghann M

Thanks Jillian. I think you are right, green cardamom it is.

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Live in the cornfields of IL, but not too far from the city. Expecting a baby any day now (due Oct 24 2011). Sticking to mainly herbal and low caffeine teas for now. Trying to encourage my husbands tea drinking, but he adds so much sweetner he may as well just drink diet pop. I love trying new teas, and will try any tea once.

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