Coco Chai Rooibos

Tea type
Chai Fruit Rooibos Blend
Ingredients
Cardamom, Cinnamon, Clove, Coconut, Ginger, Natural And Artificial Flavouring, Pink Peppercorn, Rooibos
Flavors
Cinnamon, Coconut, Caramel, Clove, Peppercorn, Cloves, Cardamon, Ginger, Spices, Spicy, Creamy, Sweet, Rooibos, Cocoa, Vanilla, Chocolate, Honey, Cream, Pepper, Candy, Fruity
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Caffeine
Caffeine Free
Certification
Not available
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Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 45 sec 5 g 25 oz / 752 ml

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  • “Having this is a tea latte from the Pearson Airport DT… omg. So delicious! A bit weaker than I would like, but the flavour is fabulous. It was recommended that I have it with soy milk (and I...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Yesterday when I made some of this tea iced to take to the Managers meeting, I had two young lads race up the the counter and ask for a sip. I made too much for my travel mug and rather than put...” Read full tasting note
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  • “When I bought this, I saw coco in the description and said “Ooooh chocolate chai!” and threw it in my cart. When it arrived I said “Oooooh I’m in the mood for some...” Read full tasting note
  • “Seriously, how good is this rooibos? I still can’t believe I even like a red rooibos. I’ve been going through a bunch of my teas and trying them with this soy creamer I bought the other...” Read full tasting note
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From DAVIDsTEA

A spicy adventure

If you’re into spice-based chais, this one is for you. It’s got a smooth base of caffeine-free rooibos, and a satisfying kick of cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and piquant red peppercorns. Plus there’s a strong hint of coconut, for a slightly exotic twist. Try it straight up or infused in hot milk for a truly fabulous chai latte. It’s the kind of thing you get addicted to.

Ingredients: Fair Trade Certified Rooibos, coconut, cinnamon, ginger root, cardamom, cloves, pink peppercorns. With artificial and natural flavouring*.

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Brewing this a little weak, because I’m finishing it off and I don’t quite have a full serving left. But making it in a smaller vessel as well, so hopefully it at least somewhat balances out.

The coconut is what’s coming through clearest for me, with some of the sweetness and spice added to it. Unfortunately, I’m not a huge coconut fan, but I still don’t mind it. I think it would be better, for me, with milk and sugar, but someone who is more into coconut would probably adore this straight.

Preparation
5 min, 0 sec

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7 tasting notes

Delicious.

I brewed it with water the first time but it was meh. The second time, I heated just milk to almost boiling, then added this tea. That did the trick! The best tea that hits the spot for those “snack” cravings. Sweet, spicy, and frothy. A great balance.

Just a note though, it tastes better than it smells. A sniff will be too strong. Just have to have faith that the flavours meld more delicately after brewing.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C

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22 tasting notes

That baby hooked me up on Davids’ Tea. It’s the second tea I bought in Vancouver and I do not regret it! I took a 5k walk to get a refill for this one! My spicy-tooth is gone down so I kind of forgot about it. However, tea conserved in a can is good for 2 years. It’s just like the description renders it. It’s strong, spicy, but delicious. A Latte with this one is God on earth. For those who don’t like coconut, don’t buy it. The taste is quite something.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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20 tasting notes

Pretty good. I’m not a huge fan of spiced tea, but I’ll have this over ‘The Spice is Right’.

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Thanks for this one, NayLynn! I didn’t expect any extras with my Nutty & Spice blend we split. There was a LOT in this sample. I really should have saved half for another steep session but it was already in the teabag. :D It looked like a solid mix of ingredients here. I expected more spice but was pleased with more sweet coconut than spice. Just as long as the coconut is fresh and here it is. The next night, the second steep was a lot more spicy (mostly sweet cinnamon) and the coconut was almost missing entirely. Such an odd switch! I think I liked the coconut first steep better. It was interesting that with all these ingredients, only coconut and cinnamon made an appearance.
Steep #1 // 10 minutes after boiling // 3 minute steep
Steep #2 // just boiled // 5+ minute steep

Flavors: Cinnamon, Coconut

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Delicious! I’ve liked all the rooibos teas I’ve tried so far. Coconutty, spicy goodness.

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Opened this one today, because Chai is well-known for helping sick people recover. Isn’t it? It fits the bill for what I want in a cold-day, just-getting-over-a-cold tea, anyway. I used 1.5 tsp of leaf for my cup, and gave it 4 minutes in boiling water. I added a splash of milk. I know this one isn’t supposed to contain chocolate…but I’m sure I can taste it? Maybe it’s just my wonky tastebuds? I can also taste the coconut quite prominently, and for a good long while I was thinking “bounty”. Then I read the label again and realised there is actually no chocolate in here. Hmm.

The spices are well balanced and not overpowering, allowing the sweet, tropical coconut to shine through. I think it’s mostly cinnamon, with maybe a touch of ginger and cardamon. I had hoped the red peppercorns would come through more in the flavour, but they remain very much in the background (and just barely at that).

I’m enjoying this one! Despite the lack of chocolate, I’ll have no problem finishing off my mini tin.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp
Fjellrev

Aww, you’re sick too? Hope you get better soon! I’m drinking spicy teas today too.

Indigobloom

Spicy teas as the best when sick! that, and sriracha. Err the sauce. Not as tea :P

Fjellrev

Haha I just realized yesterday that I had sriracha in the fridge and should have it as much as possible. Glad I’m on the right track!

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I got a sample of this in an order and as soon as I had it, rushed back to the website to buy a 4 oz tin. The house is going through it quickly. Mainly a rooibos chai with a hint of coconut to smooth everything out rather than straight-up buttery coconut. Caffeine-free means I can enjoy before bedtime. :)

Flavors: Caramel, Cinnamon, Clove, Coconut, Peppercorn

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I got this tea as a free sample with a recent online order. I was shocked at how much I liked it. The thought of a tea with cinnamon, cloves, and peppercorns put me off for a long time and boy was I missing out. It has just the right amount of spice without being overwhelming and the sweetness/fruitiness of the coconut helps to even the flavour out. I’m not sure this would be something I could drink large quantities of but it is really good as an occasional tea. I would consider purchasing a smaller amount of this tea but I don’t think I’d buy a big tin of it.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Cloves, Coconut, Peppercorn

Preparation
1 tsp 10 OZ / 295 ML

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#ProjectTeaWall

Stopped in after work at Job #1 today to grab myself something for the bus home, and then a sample to knock off the list tomorrow on my day off as well. Both tonight’s tea and tomorrow’s are Chai blends which means, yes, I am starting to finally cross off all the Chai blends I’ve avoided so long.

Seriously; my dislike of Chai is so great that when I was working out which teas I needed to try for Project Tea Wall there wasn’t a single Chai blend on the wall that I’d actually tried. That means there’s so many more left to go.

This seemed like a non-intimidating start to them though; and actually I kind of hate that I’m about to say this but drinking it I almost… wanted more spice.

Blasphemous, I know! Honestly though I left the tea bag in my To Go cup the entire commute home (approx 40 minutes) ‘cause I knew the rooibos wouldn’t get bitter and even by the end of the ride this still felt weak/watered down. I guess you could consider it a “Chai Light” though, for tea drinkers who aren’t typically big fans of Chai/Spicy blends like myself. Getting home and double checking the ingredients list, I’m surprised to see clove is one of the ingredients: I tasted three primary ingredients throughout the whole cup and clove wasn’t one of them. In this order, I found the strongest flavours to be cinnamon, coconut, and ginger.

Shockingly, this is a Chai blend I probably will try again at some point, though.

Friendly reminder that I’m not currently numerically rating DAVIDsTEA blends as I’m currently seasonally employed there and it would be an obvious conflict of interest. Any blends you see with numerical ratings were rated prior to my employment there. These reviews are a reflection of my personal thoughts regarding the teas, and not the company’s.

Kristal

Love this one as a latte!

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