This tea is labeled as a “chai” even though it is more like one of those holiday orange spice blends than what you might expect with a typical chai. It’s more like one of those red-hot cinnamon type of teas.
Which I don’t mind at all, because I love those. It has a prominent cinnamon flavor with a backdrop of cloves, and the orange is very subtle. Mostly what I tasted from the orange is a bright, citrus-y note but nothing really distinct that says ORANGE.
The black tea isn’t completely overpowered by the spices here, and I like that. This is a good tea for chilly mornings – I know we probably aren’t getting a whole lot of those lately, but every once in a while here in the pacific northwest the day starts out cold and overcast. This is the kind of tea that helps me mentally cut through those clouds.
Here’s my full-length review: http://sororiteasisters.com/2014/04/17/chai-americaine-blend-doehi/