Stash Tea Company

Edit Company

Recent Tasting Notes

83

What a lovely tea! This is the best tasting Stash tea I’ve had thus far. What a nice balance between the flavours. You can taste each flavour individually, yet they mingle so well together at the same time. The dark chocolate with the peppermint is yummy and the lavender adds such a delightful, floral note and isn’t overpowering in the least. I bought this tea at the grocery store on clearance for less than a dollar! If there are any boxes left when I go grocery shopping next time, I’m going to get more. A perfect herbal tea for night time sipping!

Flavors: Dark Chocolate, Lavender, Peppermint

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

80

Bright, sharp lemon flavor with the ginger right behind it, this gets the job done without the strong pepper taste found in other lemon gingers. An occasional tisane for me, to cleanse palate between other choices.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

78

BAM LEMON AND GINGER!

Flavors: Ginger, Lemon, Lemon Zest

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

65

This reminds me of Rooibos tea which tells me right there that I’m not going to love it as I’m not a huge fan of Rooibos based teas and it looks like Honeybush is going to be in the same boat, in my books. Tastes like wood mixed with hay. I can’t detect the vanilla at all which is disappointing. Still, since I really started going outside of my comfort zone and trying different teas, I have learned to appreciate them all for what they are, therefore making none of them totally undrinkable. I wouldn’t purchase this one again but I will finish the box.

Flavors: Hay, Wood

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

80

It’s nice having a decaf black tea for when I want a chai to drink in the evenings. There are some half-decent rooibos chais but it’s not the same and they aren’t much good with milk for the most part. Some decaf teas end up tasting thin and watery do to the decaffeination process but this one still has its flavour and robustness. The spice blend is nice and warm with a distinct nutmeg flavour and cinnamon scent dominating.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 12 OZ / 354 ML

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

75

Better then I expected since pomegranate can get overdone very fast. I like the strawberry with the pomegranate. Milder flavor, I like to drink it in the evening after dinner. Caffeine free and also the fruity makes it feel like dessert.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

82

This one was a surprise to me, I really didn’t know what to expect but the flavors really come together well. Not a strong tea and does at least two steepings well, I didn’t have time for a third steeping. I think this one that will become an everyday favorite.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

88

Yummy, really enjoy this one. Flavors blend well together and reminds me a dessert. Definitely has a great scent and flavors really well. Have not tried a second steeping on one of the bags yet but I am guessing it will work well with this tea.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

84

Strong flavours of sweet spearmint and peppermint, a bit of ginger, Definitely one of the best bagged teas if you want a cheap and tasty spearmint green tea (Moroccan mint).

Flavors: Ginger, Herbs, Mint, Spearmint, Sweet

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 1 min, 30 sec 15 OZ / 450 ML

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

88

Love this tea! At first I wasn’t a fan and found the flavour very mild and bland with just one bag. I now brew it in a pot with 2-3 bags for a minimum of 7 minutes. Add a touch of sugar and milk for a delicious, creamy tea latte.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

86

This was one of the first herbal teas I ever tried many years ago and still love it to this day. Super flavourful and sweet with a bit of tartness. I’m a big fan of raspberry and hibiscus teas and this one will always be my go to!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

82

How so you say hello to fellow tea lovers you’ve lost touch with over the last 4.5 years?! Let me start by saying I still am a Tea Fanatic, and continue to drink all kinds of tea every day! I also have been into Craft Beer, and drink the occasional cup of coffee! In July 2012, when I last posted, I had no intention of leaving Steepster, but after a Summer & Fall with my Niece Brie, I lost touch. Through many good times and some not so good, life went on as life always does. In late December after a trying year, I decided to get back to reviewing teas, because it’s just one thing I enjoy! :D

The last several years, as the Holiday Season ends, I extend my Holiday tea consumption with those special teas through the second Monday in January. This is also the the last College football game for the season-The National Championship! I know it’s Tuesday, but I wanted to review this tea. So the easiest way to do this, and without further ado, is to begin the tea review! :D

Ingredients:

Decaffeinated black tea, cinnamon, ginger root, natural pumpkin spice flavor, clove, nutmeg oil.

Let me start by saying I do not drink many decaffeinated teas, because 99%+ are very bland IMHO. This tea is one exception, and even though I can’t really taste much of the black tea base, the additional flavors, make for a satisfying cup of tea!

The dry teabag smells mainly of clove ginger, and pumpkin spice. The wet leaves in the bag reveal more clove & pumpkin spice, but what really surprised me was the cinnamon! The cinnamon with its sweet, spicy character really came to the forefront. In the cup the scents were not as intense, but cinnamon and pumpkin spice—and to a lesser extent—the ginger & clove had a very calming effect on me. :D My palate enjoyed the cinnamon and pumpkin spice flavors. Upon swishing & swirling the tea, ginger and clove awoke from their slumber only to cling & reside on the back of my tongue! Maybe it’s my lack of exposure to nutmeg in tea, but I really had trouble isolating it in relation to the other flavors.

This Pumpkin Spice blend is quite flavorful, and worth a try. It is a perfect tea to sip and share on Steepster with my tea friends, and a great way to say “Hello!” after a long hiatus—too long in fact! This tea says: “Come In!”, “Welcome!”, as it warms my heart, and I feel as if I’ve not been away very long at all. :D

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!! :D

Cupped & Reviewed: Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec 10 OZ / 295 ML
mrmopar

Welcome back!

quietcreation

I’m really glad you came back on here. I think I came upon your reviews with the one on Red Rose and I just thought you wrote very well and sounded like a nice guy. It’s definitely been a rough year for me as well. Tea can help at times with its warmth or to share with others. Some times I just look forward to a cup when I get home from work to relax a little. I like craft beer as well, and used to drink coffee also. My stomach isn’t able to handle it very well anymore though.
This tea sounds nice, especially at this time of year. Hope your new year is better!

ScottTeaMan

Thanks QC!! All the best to you too! :D

ScottTeaMan

You to mrmopar!! :D

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

100

I really enjoy this tea. I was first taking this with plant milk and sugar but then tried it without the plant milk and maple syrup instead and it’s delicious this way. It is just after Christmas and when I still see it on the shelves I scoop it up so that it lasts me a while before it disappears.

Flavors: Chocolate, Lavender, Mint

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 45 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

65

I hate licorice in tea. I really do. I am not going to give this tea a super low rating though, just because I don’t like licorice. In all truthfulness, it’s not a bad tea. I just can’t get past the licorice flavour in it or any other tea that has licorice flavour in it, for that matter. Any person who adores licorice in tea will likely love this because licorice is definitely front and centre with some other spices mingling in the background. This tea came in a sampler pack that I received for Christmas from a friend so luckily there are only 3 of each variety. I am not a wasteful person so even if I’m not crazy about a tea, I always use it all up no matter what. However, it’s a bonus that my cousin is coming to visit for a few days as he drinks a lot of tea and isn’t picky so the remainder of this tea will gleefully and undoubtedly be finished up by him.

Flavors: Licorice, Spices

Maddy Barone

I have a box of that in a bottom drawer. I seem to recall I didn’t care for it either. And I do like black licorice. But it moderation. One or two pieces of it are enough for me.

teapartyfortwo

The thing is, I like eating black licorice. Like those black Twizzlers, yum! So it seems odd that I don’t like black licorice flavour in other things, but I don’t. I’m funny that way. I like apples but not apple juice. I also like coconut but won’t touch coconut cream pie. Go figure!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

Backlog 12/23/16

A coworker gave me two bags of this for Christmas because he knew that I like tea, and that I drank it often at work. He thought that I’d like anything, so he randomly snagged a box of tea from his house and handed it to me. To be nice, I went ahead and made a cup to show my gratitude.

However, I didn’t like it.

At all.

It was extremely bland, with a hint of some spice (nutmeg? cinnamon?) and that bagged tea taste (paper covered in dust?). I allowed it to cool, threw it out, and went back to puerh. Fortunately, there were only two bags remaining the box he gave me; so I felt that it was alright to have dumped the remaining liquid out, considering it may have been a tea he either loved or didn’t.

The world may never know.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

50

Very strong on the cinnamon, in a sickly sweet way.

Unfortunately I find the cinnamon overwhelms the other flavours. I would have liked the blend to be a bit more balanced. It isn’t really chai with only cinnamon. The rooibos base is definitely better than another base for this. A black base probably would have been bitter and tannic. The rooibos adds to the sweetness, but not constructively. Honeybush would have been a better choice.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Honey, Rooibos, Spices, Spicy, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

75

This tea has a nice peppermint flavour. Not too mild and not too strong. After all the sugar I consumed over the holidays, my tummy needs a little TLC so this tea offers some welcome relief.

Flavors: Peppermint

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

50
drank Chai Spice by Stash Tea Company
27 tasting notes

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

65

I did a side by side tasting yesterday with Tazo Zen. They are both green tea with mint and lemongrass. I prefer Moroccan MInt because, unlike Zen, I can actually taste the mint. There are other mint teas I like more, so I won’t buy this again.

Flavors: Peppermint

Preparation
4 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

72

A solid licorice tea. I tried this as a cheap alternative for Yogi’s Egyptian Licorice, and it does pretty well. The vanilla (and possibly sarsaparilla) is a little off-putting, I think, and dominates too heavily (especially if steeped too long) making it a little too sweet for my palate.

Flavors: Anise, Cinnamon, Licorice, Orange Zest, Vanilla

Login or sign up to leave a comment.