Saigon Chai (organic)

Tea type
Black Chai Blend
Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger, Indian Black Tea, Natural Flavours, Pink Peppercorn
Cardamon, Cinnamon, Peppercorn, Pepper, Ginger, Spicy, Cloves
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Fair Trade, Organic
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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 30 sec 15 oz / 437 ml

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92 Tasting Notes View all

  • “I know I go through this all the time, but I have found the Saigon Chai sweet spot! I had another 50 g tucked away somewhere and brewed a cup today. Only 2 or 3 minutes to steep and I shook out the...” Read full tasting note
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  • “This tea had an ‘accident’ this morning and ended up down the drain. The flavoring brings it over the top to that sickly sweet candy place. I infinitely prefer chai that relies on the...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Tea 7 in my chai quest. I was expecting this to be cinnamon heavy. I think Davids usually are. This one isn’t really that bad, it’s peppery and spicy – but not really as...” Read full tasting note
    Dexter 950 tasting notes
  • “This is one I’ve been wanting to try, so I grabbed it on my recent order. It’s a decent chai, although not my favorite. It does remind me of fall, as most good chais do. And it’s...” Read full tasting note
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It’s back!

In the 1950s, Saigon cinnamon was one of the finest spices on the market. But then came the Vietnam War, and exports ground to a halt. Half a century later, it’s finally comeback time. Prepare for dark, sweet perfection. This blend of Assam tea, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves and pink peppercorns is on another level of delicious. Try it iced, Viet-style, with sweetened condensed milk. (MK Kosher)

Organic: Fair Trade Certified Assam black tea, Saigon cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, pink peppercorns. With organic and natural flavouring*.

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92 Tasting Notes

27 tasting notes

This chai has an intoxicating spicy-sweet smell, with peppercorns and a good mix of spices. It brews up a pretty good chai. I wouldn’t say it blows away other chais I’ve had, but it holds its own. Salesperson claimed it was “Oprah’s favorite.” :-D

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32 tasting notes

Okay, so I love chai. All of them. I’ve had chai hand-made over a stove by people’s grandmothers. I never have high hopes for Western companies’ chai. And this is really really good chai, maybe the best I’ve had commercially. The cardamom makes this one for me, and even though I love vanilla chais I really appreciate the lack of sweetness when brewed straight. Quick hint: the pieces in DAVIDsTEAs are usually too big so I roll my rolling pin over them a few times to break them up, and it makes this tea spectacular. It is also fabulous as rec’d on the package, iced with sweetened condensed milk.

God, I love cardamom.

205 °F / 96 °C

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19 tasting notes

Delicious. Spicy but somehow also has a hint of something fruity. I love that this has cardamom in it unlike the pure chai, which seems to only have cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. This is well-rounded, exotic, and comforting.

200 °F / 93 °C

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226 tasting notes

I love chai it’s my favorite type of tea and indulgence.

This tea turned out very bitter though I did not over steep it.
The bitterness completely overwhelmed the spice and smokiness I usually really enjoy.
I do not sweeten my chai tea unless I have a particularly strong sweet tooth. and this would need a full pound of sugar to alleviate it’s bitterness.

Such an incredible shame!

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11 tasting notes

A sweet cinnamon tea that smells very strong in the bag but mellows after steeping.

3 min, 30 sec

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I like the warmth the peppercorns add, but this is a pretty bland chai. Nothing special going on. Not nearly spicy enough.

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26 tasting notes

Nice tea but don’t try it Iced…

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61 tasting notes

I received this as a free sample from Davids Tea from my last online order. It took me a couple of sips to get used to the spicy chai kick but it was good. My favorite chai is still Pumpkin Chai (hopefully DT will bring it back this fall).

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83 tasting notes

Damn here we got a serious Chai!

I usually think that the cinnamon flavor is always too much present in Chai teas, but in this one, the superstar is the spices!

205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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