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drank Black Chai by La Route Des Indes
1212 tasting notes

I picked this tea up at a street market in Montmartre. They had teas and spices, and the chai stood out the most to me. It was full of cardamom, cinnamon stick, and other dried spices I couldn’t immediately recognize. I got 50g I think, I can’t keep track of everything I bought while in Paris anymore.

It’s not too spicy, but that might have to do with my steep time. I taste the black tea flavor just fine, so I’m not sure what the problem is. I made sure to get a lot of the good stuff into the teapot. It does have the flavor of cardamon and cinnamon for sure, but everything else tastes muddled and it’s hard for me to tell. Next time around, I’ll steep it a bit longer and see if it helps.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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