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Friday, December 14, 2018

David's Tea Teabag Black Tea 'organic saigon chai'

Tea Information:
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Tea: organic saigon chai
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: teabag
Company: David's Tea
Purchase: Here
Description: This organic Assam black tea with Saigon cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves and pink peppercorns is on another level of delicious. In the 1950s, Saigon cinnamon was one of the finest spices on the market. But then came the Vietnam War, and exports ground to a halt. Now it’s comeback time. Try this dark, sweet perfection as a spicy iced tea, Viet-style, with sweetened condensed milk.
Ingredients: Organic: Black tea from India*, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, pink peppercorns, cardamom. With organic and natural flavouring.
Origin: India

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 tea bag
Water: boiling, 1 mug full
Tool: pot
Steep Time: lost track of time, over 5 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: cinnamon, pepper
Steeped Tea Smell: baked, spices
Flavor: a lovely medly of spices
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: bakey and astringent
Liquor: dark brown

Lovely solid chai, not amazing but easily acceptable. Would have been great with some honey and milk.

Post-Steep Additives: sugar
Resteep: none
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 purchased this product. 
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