Chocolate Chai

Tea type
Black Chai Blend
Ingredients
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Flavors
Chocolate, Cinnamon, Ginger, Sweet, Cardamon, Clove, Cocoa, Cloves, Whiskey, Sugar, Spices, Sweet Potatoes
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Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 30 sec 3 g 11 oz / 313 ml

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  • “Today being the cold and long day that it was, I was starting to get comfortable under some blankets watching TV while starting to fall asleep. It being barely 8pm, I decided that couldn’t happen....” Read full tasting note
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  • “This is the fourth of six in the Adagio chai sampler. I made this on the stovetop with 1% milk, Splenda and the SpecialTeas Cream with Cocoa Pieces as the extra black tea. I think using the...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Big thanks to the lovely Darby for this – since Adagio’s international shipping costs are ludicrous, a swap was the only way for me to try their stuff. I seem to be in the minority, but I really...” Read full tasting note
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  • “sipdown thanks for sharing this with me terri! the last little bit of your tea. Sadly i don’t get much in the way of chocolate from this but it’s not a bad little chai.” Read full tasting note
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From Adagio Teas

While the greatest chocolates may come from Switzerland, the best chocolate tea undoubtedly comes from Adagio. And we guarantee that you won’t choose to remain neutral. This decadent treat infuses the flavor of rich chocolate with the bright, full taste of Ceylon black tea. A rich sugar-free treat, delectable both hot and cold.

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Adagio Teas has become one of the most popular destinations for tea online. Its products are available online at www.adagio.com and in many gourmet and health food stores.

79 Tasting Notes

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39 tasting notes

I don’t care much for chocolate, so I can’t remember why I ended up buying a sample pack of this from Adagio, but I’m glad I did. I ended up buying a full 3oz. bag after that.

The chocolate flavor is definitely subtle, perfect for me, and so are the spices. Mostly I taste cinnamon and ginger. Overall, this brews up to be a very mellow tea but pleasantly flavorful. A nice cup for any time of the day.

I add milk and turbinado sugar to my teas, and the milk really adds some creaminess that compliments the chocolate. Reminds me of a chocolate gingerbread cookie. I always reorder this when I run out. It’s not extraordinary, but it is a comforting, smooth blend.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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I was really hesitant to try this tea, since chocolate is usually a difficult flavor to get right in a drink, and the leaves have a spicy, almost cinnamon like aroma to them which brought back memories of the shock that you get when you first taste bitter baking chocolate and expect it to be like the sweet chocolate that you normally eat.

HOWEVER, I was actually (and pleasantly) surprised by how this tea came out, as the chocolate mellows out into a subtle accent, with just a hint of the bitterness coming through that does well to balance the flavor of the chai itself. The aroma does tend to be on the bitter side of the chocolate spectrum, but it’s enjoyable when mixed with the aroma of the chai, and creates a really nice, spicy note that accents the flavor.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 15 sec

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38 tasting notes

Firstly, this tea smells wonderful out of the tin. When brewed, I do not get a ton of chocolate flavor, mostly cinnamon and clove. (I think). The spice taste could be a little stronger, but it is a very drinkable tea.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

I was disappointed w/ the chocolate in this as well. If you like cayenne in your chai, I’d suggest 52teas’ Mayan Chocolate Chai.

J W

Thanks for the tip! I am trying out different chais, as my boyfriend is something of a chai hound.

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79 tasting notes

I really enjoyed this. I tried it in a local tea room before buying, and found that I liked the chocolate note being very subtle as opposed to IN YOUR FACE sweet. The spices seem gentler than other chai blends I have in my cupboard. It is light, spicy, and sweet. Very enjoyable.

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650 tasting notes

The flavour is decent, but too mild. Tastes more like chocolate than chai. I’ve been blending with my vanilla chais, and that worked rather well.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 45 sec

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We selected this as our free sample with a recent order from Adagio.
As I added it to my Steepster “cupboard” I noted there is also an Adagio raspberry chocolate chai. I missed that one or probably have picked it (sounds delish!)

But I was pleasantly surprised by a Sat. delivery of my Adagio order. What better treat on a crisp fall day? We decided to try this one first, having not tasted it before.

That said, I’m happy I chose the the chocolate chai. It’s very yummy. It’s low key on the spice as a chai goes; I thought it worked well as the flavor profile was nice with the chocolate. It provides a nice gentle flavor with a heavenly aroma.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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330 tasting notes

I’m down to just a couple more servings left of loose Chai in the house. This is it. I’m all out of Masala Chai. My feet were painfully cold just now, so I turned the AC up a few degrees so it would stop freezing me out, and brewed up some of this in my neglected IngenuiTea.

It smells nicely of chocolate, and has just a hint of it in the taste.

I made it with sugar and milk (I’m out of half & half), and whipped it with my frother to latte it up. So nice and warming on this rainy afternoon.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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26 tasting notes

Oh, this is a treat. I added some almond milk and brown sugar, and then I had a nice, full chocolate-y chai cup of tea. It reminds me of gingerbread cookies

Flavors: Chocolate, Cinnamon, Ginger, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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12 tasting notes

This is one of my favorite teas, one of the few I always keep stocked! It’s lovely on its own, but what I really love it for is smoothies. Add two bananas, chocolate yogurt, and a heaping scoop of crunchy peanut butter and enough chilled Chocolate Chai to make it smooth, and you have the world’s best to-go breakfast!

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Chaiday 5 of 6:
I have to admit that I chose this tea because I already knew what it tasted like. I don’t usually enjoy teas with fake chocolate, but I know that I like this tea.

Especially compared to the last tea, this is definitely a chai. I can smell strong notes of cocoa, clove, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and something a little spicy.

All of those spices come out in the brewed tea without being overwhelming. The chocolate comes through as dark cocoa notes, covering the bitterness of the base and subduing the sharpness of the spices.

It’s warming. This cup reminds me of snowy winter days and a fireplace I don’t have. This is my favorite so far of the chai blends, but I still have one more tea left.

Flavors: Cardamon, Cinnamon, Clove, Cocoa, Ginger

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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