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Chai Rooibos Blend
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205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 12 oz / 354 ml

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  • “I do really like this one and needed a quick spicy cuppa with a little bit of something else before drinking my upcoming several teas! See previous notes! Stay Tuned for many more reviews. Treat...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Got a sample of this in my last order: I used to LOVE chai - always what I would order at a coffee or tea place. Then I lost interest because of all the other wonderful options in tea. Its been a...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Ok - last review of the night! The morning was too chaotic to really enjoy any teas, and it's only the last 2 hours of the night after TK is sleeping that I really get anything done. I packed up 4...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Tonight I blended this with Russian Caravan black tea from Capital Teas, because when I had the chai alone last night there was no tea flavor to accompany the masala spices. The blend was a HUGE...” Read full tasting note
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From The Persimmon Tree Tea Company

A delightful blend of masala chai spices, red rooibos and a hint of vanilla. Great with milk and/or sugar, and naturally caffeine free for an anytime treat.
Origin

Origin: South Africa (Rooibos)

Ingredients: Organic Rooibos Tea, Vanilla Flavoring, Ginger Pieces, Cinnamon Pieces, Cardamom, Clove, Orange Pieces

Characteristics:Bold, Organic, Caffeine-Free

Flavors: Spicy, Sweet

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I do really like this one and needed a quick spicy cuppa with a little bit of something else before drinking my upcoming several teas! See previous notes! Stay Tuned for many more reviews. Treat this as an intermission of sorts! LOL :)

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Got a sample of this in my last order:
I used to LOVE chai – always what I would order at a coffee or tea place. Then I lost interest because of all the other wonderful options in tea. Its been a long time since I have indulged in a chai and this was a wonderful way to come back to the goodness!
Autumn is my favorite season and while it is summer here now I just amped up the air con and pretended I was mid October! :)
The flavors are very well balanced and I added a little vanilla coffee mate which the tea took to very well. Oh oh I think I have some whipped cream in the fridge!
I love that this chai can handle additives but even on its own it is delicious!

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Ok – last review of the night! The morning was too chaotic to really enjoy any teas, and it’s only the last 2 hours of the night after TK is sleeping that I really get anything done.

I packed up 4 boxes though, so I get this as a reward before bed!

As soon as I poured it into my cup I was blown away by the rooibos smell. I’ve never noticed that before! But I could also smell the vanilla and the chai.

This is actually a pretty good non-caffeinated tea. It’s not as dark as a black blend would have been, but the vanilla makes it a tad creamy in my mind. I bet this would make a nice latte too. I’d recommend this to someone who wanted soemthing spicy in the evening! I think this is my favourite of the Persimmon samples I’ve had so far!

Also, I know non-caffeinated might not be a real word, but it makes more sense to me than decaffeinated ‘cause that implies it HAD caffeine. Anyway… that’s why I did that. :D

And now I’ve stared at the word “caffeine” long enough that it no longer looks like a recognizable word. I’m going to bed pretty quick.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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Tonight I blended this with Russian Caravan black tea from Capital Teas, because when I had the chai alone last night there was no tea flavor to accompany the masala spices. The blend was a HUGE improvement.

I used 1 heaping tablespoon of Rooibos Vanilla Chai and about half to three-quarters of a tablespoon of Russian Caravan. (And like last night, I made it with a bit of rock sugar and half-and-half.) The resulting drink had a much fuller-bodied flavor than the chai produces alone. Very tasty! I will definitely be doing this again (perhaps experimenting with other blends).

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With a splash of milk, this really does taste very much like black tea chai, smooth, warmly spiced, and rich. I love that the spices aren’t wimpy. The tea also looks beautiful with some milk; I’ve heard it said sometimes you can tell a tea blend is decent by how it looks brewed with milk—some stuff takes on a dirty dishwasher, washed out streaky grey appearance while better blended teas stay smooth and might turn opaque. This does the latter, turning a pretty opaque taupe with some shell-peach undertones.

I don’t smell or taste the rooibos at all—pretty impressive, on the level of H&S Vanilla Comoro at coming off like a decent version of its standard black counterpart. Until I find better (if I ever do) this will definitely be my late night go-to chai fix. Yummy.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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My favorite tea from the Persimmon Tree – its perfect for a cold morning and likely to be in my tea glass all day- must have it!

Read more of our Persimmon Tree Reviews at http://techtea.tv

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

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I steeped this tea twice to see what would happen, and I must say both times were quite good.

The first steep (5min) was a well-balanced chai with the spices all being distinguishable. Oddly enough, the one thing I couldn’t really taste was the rooibos, which seems to have been lost among the spices. With a small dash of milk this blend is particularly delicious.

The second steep (7min) was still quite good, though the ginger seemed to dominate making it a spicier cup on the whole. Still delicious; makes me glad I have 7oz. of this to go through!

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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I can not drink enough of this tea! ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! The mix of spices is perfect. A solid sturdy tea that may make me start drinking iced tea!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 7 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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I tried this again with a spoonful of sugar. It’s okay. The sugar overpowers the chai flavor, but I remember that I didn’t much care for the tea without sugar. Maybe some cream would help it?

I finished the cup this time! I didn’t last time.

Preparation
6 min, 30 sec

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