Where To Buy: 52 Teas
Our Traditional Masala Chai with rich organic cacao nibs and essence of New York Cheesecake.
Ingredients: Premium Assam Teas, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger, Organic Cacao Nibs, Natural and/or Artificial Flavorings.
Okay…so…both Anne and I have reviewed this tea, briefly, over at Steepster and I thought I would post my official review today here at SororiTEA Sisters because I had a cup yesterday and two cups so far today and seemed to be craving this more and more lately.
Let me start off by saying…I LOVE CHEESECAKE. I’m not much of a dessert person, overall, but I do LOVE Cheesecake! And I like chocolate, sure, but I can’t say I must have chocolate everyday like some people do. On the other hand I HAVE been searching for good, solid, true Chocolaty tasting teas and I must say – this is one of them!
I also must put on the table – this statement – I prefer this DECAF Version of this than the regular offering by 52 Teas. I am pointing this out for several reasons! One…I don’t think I have ever enjoyed a Decaf version better than the regular version. Sometimes I feel they are pretty “even-steven” but rarely – if ever – do I find them MUCH better tasting – if you know what I mean!? Another reason is the difference in actual taste between the two versions and how noticeable the tastes are. And third – those taste differences being – mainly – the taste of the chocolate and the taste of the cheesecake-likeness!
Now…on to the actual tasting notes for this tea…
Prior to infusion this smells just like a Chocolate Cheesecake WOULD or SHOULD. The taste is not as spicy – which I like for a chocolate cheesecake type. After spending some time with this tea I found by doubling the amount – but not the infusion length (per say) – I could taste both the chocolate and the cheesecake flavors MORE and I prefer it that way, actually. The Chocolate Flavors are sweet and sugary and milky. The Cheesecake is fairly cheesecake-like and almost frothy-tasting…creamy! The chai spices are present but more in the background. I will say that if you are specifically looking for those chai spices – try a 2nd infusion on this one! I did and it wasn’t bad at all!
This is not only a tea – but a piece of ART. I LOVE it!
Jennifer (TeaEqualsBliss) is in her mid-30s and lives in the eastern snowbelt area of the US with her husband, 2 dogs, and cat (however the number of furkids can change at anytime as she LOVES providing a forever home for many shelter animals.Her several interests including music, movies, vegetarianism, sports, traveling, collecting Baseball Cards and Unicorns, Radio, Computers, Crafting, and of course…TEA.She started drinking tea at the tender age of 3 thanks to her Grandmother and her love for tea has gotten stronger with each year!In addition to being a co-founder/co-creator of Sororitea Sisters - her main site is MyBlissfulJourney.com.She also contributes to news.therawfoodworld.com and articles and recipes for a few health food companies in the US.Find out more about Jennifer on MyBlissfulJourney.com.
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