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Friday, December 4, 2009

Review: The English Tea Store’s Indian Spiced Chai Black Tea

The Subject: Indian Spiced Chai Black Tea from The English Tea Store.


Water temperature: 212° F
Steeping time: 5 minutes

Tea type: Black
Scents, flavorings, etc.: Coriander, cardamom, ginger, cloves
Aroma, dry: Like walking into an Indian spice store
Aroma in the cup, plain: N/A
Taste, plain: N/A
Aroma in the cup, enhanced: Curry tea
Taste, enhanced: Spicy, mild, smooth

2nd Infusion: Equal in strength, taste, and aroma to first

When first opening the plastic, resealable pouch in which this tea comes, hubby and I were both enthralled by its strong aroma — like stepping inside a store selling spices... more

Disclaimer: The teas reviewed here were provided by the company named. However, the rating of the tea and any opinions concerning it are strictly objective.

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