2 Tasting Notes
This is the most amazing chocolate chai EVER. I bought it once at my grocery store and fell desperately in love with it. Then I went back, after devouring the tin, and discovered it was gone! Now I hoard it like nobody’s business, because I can only get it by ordering online.
I like my black tea English-style, with milk and sugar, and this tea totally recommends itself for adding a splash of cream. It’s rich and warm with a real chocolate taste and a blend of flavors that makes it perfect for curling up in the winter with a good book and a big steaming mug of it.
I have tried other chocolate teas and even other chocolate chais and they are crap compared to this one. There’s my seal of approval.
This tea was amazing. A friend and I had a tea-tasting evening a couple of years ago, and I had just a precious bit of this tea. We ignored Teavana’s ridiculous tea instructions and brewed Snow Geisha for exactly 60 seconds, using water just before it had reached the boiling point.
The tea actually tasted like snow. We sat there and sipped it and were amazed at how bright and dry it was – with a crispness like a fresh snowy day and the very mild, sweet flavor. I think we must have had the original version because this tea was really revolutionary for me, a traditional black tea, milk-and-sugar gal. I absolutely love and and miss it – there’s nothing like your first time.