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I had a tin of this in teabag form a few years ago and remember loving it. The cup I’m enjoying now is from the Traveling Tea Box and it is in loose form, so I was curious as to whether it would taste the same as I remembered. The aroma of the dry leaves is much the same – soft, fresh coconut. The tea liquor has a hint of spiciness in its aroma. The flavor is light coconut with a note of pepperiness thrown in. There is a smooth and sweet clove finish that I think is why I like this tea so much. The cardamom and ginger come in mainly in the aftertaste with a warming spiciness, but not too overwhelming. No surprise that this tea is best with a little milk and sugar, it is a chai after all! This tea is a little more peppery than I remembered, but it may be because it is in loose-leaf form. I am enjoying this cup all the same, and have been reminded of how quickly I went through a tin of this tea before!

-Dry blend has a mixture of medium black tea leaves and twigs with large pieces of spices.
-Dry leaves smell softly of fresh coconut. Tea liquor aroma is of warm coconut with a hint of spiciness.
-Tea liquor is a clear medium orange color with an oily sheen on top.
-Light coconut flavor with a note of pepperiness. Smooth and sweet clove finish. Slightly warming and bold spicy aftertaste.
-Best with milk and sweetener.
-Very good tea. A sweet and warming spicy chai with a touch of fresh coconut.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
Janefan

I adore all thing coconut… and I need more chai. I may have to pick some of this up when I go off tea-buying hiatus (next year?)

Josie Jade

I love coconut too! I feel like they have this in the bagged version at World Market and also Earth Fare! I think I actually prefer the bagged version for this tea, too! It seems more coconutty and less peppery-spicy.

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Janefan

I adore all thing coconut… and I need more chai. I may have to pick some of this up when I go off tea-buying hiatus (next year?)

Josie Jade

I love coconut too! I feel like they have this in the bagged version at World Market and also Earth Fare! I think I actually prefer the bagged version for this tea, too! It seems more coconutty and less peppery-spicy.

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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. :)

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10 – Awful tea, wouldn’t purchase again
20 – Poor tea, wouldn’t purchase again
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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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