An undertone of vanilla keeps the spices in line so the black tea's flavors prevail.
This spicy take on Chai goes easy on the black and adds a seasoned kick to the vanilla that's determined to make itself known in the tea's flavor.
We generally ship via US Postal Service first class or priority mail This service can be a quick as overnight and up to 3 days in the lower 48. They even deliver on Saturdays. For 9 ounces and up the postage is $4.99 - a great value considering the price of gas and your valuable time. Since most teas are $3.50 an ounce, 10 ounces of tea will get you free shipping.
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1 teaspoon per 8 oz of water. Fluffy leaves like some Oolongs, use 2 teaspoons. For stronger tea use more tea.
There is no hard and fast rules on steeping except over steeping may make tea bitter. If you are unsure, try cooler water and shorter steeping times.
Below are general steeping instructions. For best results, follow the steeping instructions that came with your tea.
To estimate water temperature use a thermometer or wait a 2-3 minutes after the water stops boiling. Then the water temperature should be about 165- 185 F. You can gauge water temperature by looking at the bubbles forming at the bottom of the tea kettle. When pin size bubbles form, the water temperature is about 185F. To take the guess work out of water temperatures, try our electric tea kettle.
|Tea Type||Steeping Temperature||Steeping Time|
|White Tea||170-185 F||1-3 minutes|
|Green Tea||170-185 F||2-3 minutes|
|Oolong Tea||170-190 F||2-3 minutes|
|Black Tea||200-212 F||3-5 minutes|
|Tisanes||212 F||4-7 minutes|
Fruit and herbal teas are also referred to as tisanes.
A fun, full-flavored competition for herbal supremacy; loose leaf Vanilla Chai will have you wondering why you ever even added milk in the first place. This tea is often temped down with extra plain black: so potent is its cardamom cinnamon one two punch of chai spicing. Chai is often referred to as tea for starters of tea for those who don't like bitter flavors. Its accessibility is largely due to its near festival-like riot of flavors – instant transportation to sensory holidays.
Access the rich childlike pleasure of a full-bodied cup of Vanilla Chai. Vanilla is known for its sharp smoothing effect on flavor collections. It condensed and refines the teas that it is blended into. Even the sturdy, strong presence of the spiced chai cannot overwhelm the pointed, settling vanilla.
Join millions who find vitality and energy in daily chai – enjoying its unique, unforgettable kick along with the soothing vanilla notes found in this delicious tisanal. We bet you won't stop with just one cup.Base leaf: Black.