Samurai Chai Maté

Tea type
Chai Green Rooibos Yerba maté Blend
Ingredients
Anise, Artificial Flavouring, Candied Papaya, Candied Pinapple, Cardamon, Cinnamon, Coriander, Green Rooibos, Green Yerba Mate, Lemongrass, Orange Peels
Flavors
Citrus, Grass, Passion Fruits, Pineapple, Sugar, Sweet, Cinnamon, Coffee, Smooth, Lemongrass, Orange, Coriander, Orange Zest, Peppercorn, Clove, Fruity, Spicy, Apple, Ginger, Spices, Wood, Cardamon, Floral
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Caffeine
Low
Certification
Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by Michelle Szetela
Average preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec 11 oz / 333 ml

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  • “Thanks to Madeline Alyce for sending me a sample of this tea! I’ve been curious to try a few mates in the morning in hopes that they may Read full tasting note
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    amyoh2 2774 tasting notes
  • “Pushing the rating up a bit. I think this is what lets the Masala I blend it with really shine…like a good coat of light primer to layer darker shades of paint on top of. On a related note...” Read full tasting note
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    sophistre 158 tasting notes
  • “So this is the fourth and final tea from the gift pack I first talked about in this note: http://steepster.com/clareborn/posts/184829 Today is an important day; it’s Swedish Cinnamon Roll...” Read full tasting note
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    annapocalyptic 302 tasting notes
  • “i’m addicted to the scent of this after a steep! couldn’t put the teapot down…and i wouldnt have if i didnt have to pour out the pot of MateVana (steeped them at the same time for...” Read full tasting note
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From Teavana

The way of the warrior is strength, skill, fairness, mercy, power, energy and balance. Our chai embodies this spirit with an invigorating green mate and green rooibos blend. Cinnamon, anise and cardamom blend with papaya, pineapple, orange and lemongrass – a combination to face every new day samurai-style.

Sweet and spicy infusion of cinnamon and citrus undertones with papaya.

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123 Tasting Notes

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Big fan of this. Finally a Chai I can drink every day. I am not always a fan of how “herby” maté can be on it’s own, and you can hardly taste that in this. However, I live in Canada, so I can only get on hands on it when in the states.
Steep time is important to make sure the spice notes really develop in the tea.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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74
8 tasting notes

dark bronze liqeur.. this tea is sweet and at the same time spicy. this dynamic is a constant back and forth while both sipping and smelling this tea. cinnamon comes through strong but not over powering. and the rooiboos adds a mellowness to the blend that gives it a nice balance.

a great mid day tea

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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1 tasting notes

my favorite

Preparation
3 min, 30 sec

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100
10 tasting notes

This is my all-time favorite tea from Teavana. I love chai, but the fact that it’s mate and not black tea makes all of the difference. It’s very spicy and “cinnamony,” plus it has a good amount of caffeine. This one is a keeper.

Preparation
6 min, 0 sec

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100
20 tasting notes

I had tasted this mixed at Teavana and have been drinking the mix for a while. I finally decided to try it by itself today and it was heaven. I love the way everything blends so well together. It is such a wonderful taste and the cinnamon is the icing on the cake. It’s so sweet and relaxing and reminds me of a great fall tea. I’m not sure if I will do the mix anymore or just drink it by itself now. This tea is AWESOME

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 15 sec

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100
156 tasting notes

One of my favs I have this blended with White Ayurvedic Chai my nephew got this at mall the girl accidently made it iced but it was sooo good cold I have to recommend this hot and iced.

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100
4 tasting notes

Very good. Nice and strong. Tons of caffeine.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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1 tasting notes

The spices are a bit overwhelming for my taste…

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1 tasting notes

Mixed this with White Ayurvedic Chai from Teavana and it is delicious! Spicy, amazing aroma and great flavor. I use a little more tea than what is recommended to get a bit of a stronger flavor.

Preparation
5 min, 0 sec

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66
9 tasting notes

Ah chai,you’ve been butchered and re-blended countless times by countless companies.
Most are miss,some are hit and theres a handful of what the..
Well teavana has not exactly done you justice but they have blended a decent brew with enough of certain spices to label it chai.
I must admit it is too sweet for my liking though. The mate flavor is completely overshadowed but the spices/fruit work in harmony here and also make an incredible aroma in-tin and brewing.
If you have tried chai but were put off by the spices and wanted to try something a little more balanced than this tea should do wonders for your tastebuds.
Overall this is a pleasantly light yet sweet and energizing brew to enjoy every other day or so or just whenever you need a sweet kick.

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