Tea type
Black Chai Blend
Ingredients
Apple Pieces, Assam Melody, Black Tea, Cardamom Pods, Ceylon Sonata, Cinnamon Bark, Cloves, Ginger Root, Hazelnut Natural Flavouring, Marigold Flowers, Natural Apple Flavor, Natural Cinnamon Flavor, Orange Peel
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Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 45 sec 12 oz / 354 ml

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  • “This evening I got in a few more hours of gardening, still working on weeding the gazebo so that I can replant it. After I came in a storm brewed up, & our power went out for a few hours! Leif had...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Fili is the careful older brother. i'll translate that into more patient and loving. cuz this cup is definitely kind and gentle. this tea smells really good. and i'm gonna say it's the hazelnut....” Read full tasting note
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  • “This looks like a crazy mix of ingredients, but it's pretty tasty. I can smell apple, cinnamon and various spices. I really shouldn't drink this now - every sip makes me think of fall! I like it,...” Read full tasting note
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  • “backlog Sipdown! thanks terri! I had this last night while testing - it's not something i love with that familiar weird adagio taste i don't like but for whatever reason i kept drinking it. None...” Read full tasting note
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From Custom-Adagio Teas, Cara McGee

created by: Cara McGee

Deep, warm, golden notes and a rich, dark base. Decidedly decadent, but reliably strong.

teas: spiced apple chai, hazelnut, irish breakfast
accented with marigold flowers and cinnamon

steep at: 212° for 3 mins
Tea inspired by and for all great adventurers.

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created by: Cara McGee

Deep, warm, golden notes and a rich, dark base. Decidedly decadent, but reliably strong.

- teas: spiced apple chai, hazelnut, irish breakfast
- blended with black tea, assam melody tea, ceylon sonata tea, cinnamon bark, ginger root, natural hazelnut flavor, cardamom pods, cloves, orange peels, apple pieces, natural apple flavor, natural cinnamon flavor
- accented with marigold flowers and cinnamon

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2859 tasting notes

This evening I got in a few more hours of gardening, still working on weeding the gazebo so that I can replant it. After I came in a storm brewed up, & our power went out for a few hours! Leif had just made a pot of this tea, which is an interesting blend of black tea, chai, apple, & hazelnut. The boys & I sat around drinking tea by candlelight, & it was really very nice.

Sil

That sounds like a lovely evening:)

Terri HarpLady

It was really kind of nice! I rather enjoy a power outage once in awhile, so long as it doesn’t last too long! We keep a pretty heavily stocked deep freeze!

Sil

haha at the moment we just have the freezer above the fridge so we can manage in most cases :)

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736 tasting notes

Fili is the careful older brother. i’ll translate that into more patient and loving. cuz this cup is definitely kind and gentle.
this tea smells really good. and i’m gonna say it’s the hazelnut. with this cup i’ve figured out that every single adagio blend that has hazelnut in it smells great to me. and so i like it. that’s all.

this weekend i went to the Bilbo Baggins Cafe. and in this picture is a Hobbit’s Lemonade cocktail.
http://instagram.com/p/ZLiOlsoc1G/
i also had beer with blueberry mead in it. i would totally drink that again.

Pippin: What’s that?
Merry: This, my friend, is a pint.
Pippin: It comes in pints? I’m getting one.

thank you very much Shadowfall for sharing all these blends with me. i’ve had a great time. cheers!

Starfevre

You go to the most interesting places.

Bianca G.

oh my goodness, i need to go to this place.

CHAroma

Have I told you how obsessed I am with The Lord of the Rings? AGH!!! I guess I’ll be driving to Alexandria next weekend…

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1630 tasting notes

This looks like a crazy mix of ingredients, but it’s pretty tasty. I can smell apple, cinnamon and various spices. I really shouldn’t drink this now – every sip makes me think of fall! I like it, but the base doesn’t seem to be too pronounced.

Mmmmm. Apple Chai.

Thanks Shadowfall for the sample!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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4704 tasting notes

backlog Sipdown! thanks terri! I had this last night while testing – it’s not something i love with that familiar weird adagio taste i don’t like but for whatever reason i kept drinking it. None of the tastes really popped with this one – it seemed to boil down to just a meh cup of tea. Oh well, can’t win them all! :)

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Okay, so I totally play favourites…pretty, playful Kili will always be my favourite dwarf.

Out of the two mixes this one is less nice, honestly.

It smells a lot like a good Indian korma tastes – slightly sweet, but heavy on cardamom and cloves and generally very richly chai. It held up well over two steeps (one this morning for class and one after returning home) and I can find no fault with the flavours or mouthfeel (it’s not as astringent and dry as some chais can be)…

So this is a good tea. A solid, tasty chai that could make multiple delicious pots of deep, rich tea…but it’s not my favourite. I’d recommend it to others in a heartbeat – and I’ll probably put some in the TTB – but he’s just not the one for me.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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I haven’t had this tea in so long because I was without milk for the past month and I FORGOT HOW GOOD THIS TEA IS.
I love it was just a packet of sugar and two dashes of milk :)

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