1105 Tasting Notes
This is another one of those “fruit punch” kind of teas, and I’m used to things like this tasting like glorified hot fruit water. The mate really makes a difference, though — it doesn’t detract from the taste of the fruit, just makes the liquor seem more flavorful and, oddly enough, thicker. The mint also helps the taste to be more interesting, although I would have liked there to be even more as it’s very subtle.
Definitely recommended for people who want a fruit tea that’s all fruit and no tea without feeling like they’re being skimped on taste.
This is a chai for people who don’t like traditional chais, or at least that’s my impression. The blend of spices is quite different from what I’m used to in chai and much more pleasing to my taste buds than I expected, and I am quite fond of the type and amount of sugar that Teavana has placed in the sample packet (although I do understand why it is irritating to some people). Very nice; it’s times like this that I wish Teavana was cheaper, because I can easily see this becoming a comfort tea.