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drank Masala Chai by Samovar
260 tasting notes

I am really hyper right now. I don’t know if you can’t tell from the ridiculous commentary I just bombed Steepster with, but I went with the family to go to see Young Frankenstein at the Kennedy Center tonight [decent show, some funny moments but not stellar] and I’ve got plans to go shopping tomorrow and I’ve had more tea than usual today [which means a pretty crazy amount] so I’m bouncing off the walls at 2:45 in the morning.

My brother wanted in on a saucepan of this, so I made one earlier today and we fell asleep on the couch watching TV this afternoon while drinking it. This last one was with 2% but I’ve made it with whole milk [decadent] and soy milk [delightful] before, too. He gave it a thumbs up, and our mom kept stealing sips from our cups, so apparently she liked it, too. This last batch also means I’m out of it [I absolutely flew through this tin and it was a large one, too], but luckily it’s in stock so it’s going on the order this week.

It’s so smooth and creamy and it almost takes on this lovely caramel quality on certain sips. It’s spicy and sweet, and just…oh, I can’t even put it into adequate words. From the process of making it to the taste, it’s just comfort and warmth and homey and delicious. It’s watching House reruns and falling asleep on the couch with your brother under a throw blanket in front of the Christmas tree while your mom sneaks off with your cups to finish them off.

teaplz

Chai is pretty much amazing. I can’t wait to try the sample of this one you sent me!

… and I just looked at my cupboard. 116 teas. WHAT.

Ricky

Haha, I wake up and my email is flooded with X commented on Y’s post. Actually make that takgoti commented on Y’s post :P.

Reading this reminded me that not all chai tastes horrible and I can probably tolerate it better if I add milk.

Micah

This chai looks great! I have to add it to my “order from Samovar” list.

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teaplz

Chai is pretty much amazing. I can’t wait to try the sample of this one you sent me!

… and I just looked at my cupboard. 116 teas. WHAT.

Ricky

Haha, I wake up and my email is flooded with X commented on Y’s post. Actually make that takgoti commented on Y’s post :P.

Reading this reminded me that not all chai tastes horrible and I can probably tolerate it better if I add milk.

Micah

This chai looks great! I have to add it to my “order from Samovar” list.

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