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This is the tea of choice this morning as I need something seriously good to motivate me to get up, go to class and be productive in general for the day. This tea is interesting in that almost all of the ingredients are some form of cocoa or chocolate – yum! The teabags are very powdery with a fine, cocoa-like filling that floats up out of the tin when you open it. The Republic of Tea recommends brewing the tea for 7 minutes, and the end result is a cup of cloudy tea that smells exactly like hot cocoa. It tastes just like hot cocoa too, one you add a little milk and sweetener. If I had any mini marshmallows in the house I would throw them in the cup also. This tea takes me back to my childhood days of sipping a warm, sweet cup of hot chocolate during the winter. This has been one of my favorites for a long time and it looks like it’s time to purchase more as there is only one teabag left!

-Round natural unbleached teabag. Teabag is powdery with a fine cocoa-like filling.
-Teabag smells strongly of rich chocolate. Tea liquor aroma is exactly like hot cocoa.
-Tea liquor is a dark cloudy brown color.
-Deep dark chocolate flavor with a strong sweet cocoa finish.
-Best with milk and sweetener.
-Excellent tea. A rich creamy and satisfying cup.

Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 0 sec
Serenity

MMm! Sounds scrumptious! Did you feel energized for the day? I had mate straight one time and ooh, bitter! Then I had it as a chai blend, and liked it a little more, but still could taste that bitterness that I didn’t care for. This note makes me want to give mate another try! My brother got my daughter a traditional gourd and metal straw from South America, but no mate for the kid, she just has it as a decoration. : )

Josie Jade

I do feel pretty energized, which is a good thing because I have a ton to get accomplished today. I didn’t like the Chocolate Mate Chai blend that I had the other day (liquid pepper drink, blah!) but this one tastes just like hot chocolate and for that reason children would probably love it. (Too bad about the caffeine!)

Serenity

Oh, my! Liquid Pepper, lol!!!

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Serenity

MMm! Sounds scrumptious! Did you feel energized for the day? I had mate straight one time and ooh, bitter! Then I had it as a chai blend, and liked it a little more, but still could taste that bitterness that I didn’t care for. This note makes me want to give mate another try! My brother got my daughter a traditional gourd and metal straw from South America, but no mate for the kid, she just has it as a decoration. : )

Josie Jade

I do feel pretty energized, which is a good thing because I have a ton to get accomplished today. I didn’t like the Chocolate Mate Chai blend that I had the other day (liquid pepper drink, blah!) but this one tastes just like hot chocolate and for that reason children would probably love it. (Too bad about the caffeine!)

Serenity

Oh, my! Liquid Pepper, lol!!!

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Just a Southern girl who loves sunshine, little dogs and all things tea!

I love animals and animal rescue. We have a rescued Chihuahua, Greyhound, Siamese and 2 Tabbies. We also foster kittens for the local humane society.

My favorite teas are sweet and malty black teas but I try to branch out and taste them all. :)

“Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.”

Rating Guide:
10 – Awful tea, wouldn’t purchase again
20 – Poor tea, wouldn’t purchase again
40 – Fair tea, might purchase again
60 – Good tea, likely to purchase again
80 – Very good tea, very likely to purchase again
100 – Excellent tea, will definitely purchase again

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