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Masala Chai

Tea type
Chai Tea
Ingredients
Cardamom, Cinnamon Chips, Ginger Root, Indian Black Tea, Natural Cinnamon Flavor, Natural Vanilla Flavor
Flavors
Not available
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Loose Leaf, Sachet
Caffeine
High
Certification
Organic
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  • “In the bag, oh god, rich and pungent. Every note of the aroma–cinnamon, green cardamom, ginger, and vanilla, according to the ingredients list–is as raucous as the streets of Mumbai, fiercely proud...” Read full tasting note
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From Chai Diaries

There is something chaotic yet poetic about Bombay! We love the hustle bustle, colors and chai-wallah-breaks there! In an attempt to capture these distinct memories we created this tea. A robust blend of organic black tea, ginger, cinnamon, green cardamom and other natural flavors, this pays homage to the daily ritual of conversation and tea breaks!

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In the bag, oh god, rich and pungent. Every note of the aroma–cinnamon, green cardamom, ginger, and vanilla, according to the ingredients list–is as raucous as the streets of Mumbai, fiercely proud of who it is and what it represents. Already, Chai Diaries is starting off strong.

Unfortunately, the brewing instructions lead to oversteepage. It says 5-7 minutes, and erring on the side of 7 led to a disappointing cup of Nope, Does Not Work. Luckily, it’s forgiving enough that the tea wasn’t mouth-wrenchingly horrible–just monosyllabic. With such a letdown for what seemed to be a vivacious, promising tea, it had to be re-tried. Everyone deserves a second chance. Even your crazy ex. (Though only one second chance, do you hear me? Not two. Not three. Just one. Otherwise it’s your own dang fault.)

The good news is that shorter infusions turn out much better. What’s remarkable about this chai is…

Full review here: http://snooteablog.com/2013/07/07/snooty-tea-review-chai-diaries/

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