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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Compass Tea Company Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Chai Chi'

Tea Information:
Tea: Chai Chi
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Compass Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Talk about comfort in a teacup! This delicious Chai tea is a perfect afternoon tea. It could easily be considered a 'dessert tea' that could help you cut your calorie and fat intake by substituting this fragrant cup for your normal dessert. Scrumptious as is, but tastes amazing with a spoonful or two of our all natural Amber Sugar Gems (made of pure Cane Sugar) and a dash of milk, if you like.
Ingredients:
Black tea- Antioxidant rich, helps keep body hydrated, may help reduce your daily calorie intake which can lead to weight loss
Rooibos- Aid in digestion, high in antioxidants, rich in vitamins and minerals
Chicory Root - Aid in digestion
Spices, Flavoring

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 12 oz
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes (http://steep.it/)
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: not much (old sample)
Steeped Tea Smell: cinnamon, spice
Flavor: black tea, cinnamon, pepper, woody
Body: Full
Aftertaste: sweet spice
Liquor: translucent dark brown

This was a gift from TeaEqualsBliss.

This is a different kind of chai, I like the rooibos and black mix. I need to try with honey.

Rating: 3/4 leaves


Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing







I received this product for free. All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.
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