Leaf Type: Chai (Black Tea)
Where to Buy: Balcony Tea
This is what my papa called “a signature tea”: refreshing in summer and protective in winter. We love the distinctly herbaceous, yet sweet and comforting taste of this black tea.
Black Tea – The finest Ceylon tea. Fortifying, yet refreshing.Wild Thyme – Our thyme is wild-harvested in the Mediterranean to ensure its intense aroma and taste. The Romans believed Thyme to be a mood enhancer. My family used to drink it whenever we were feeling under the weather.Vanilla Pieces & Flavour – Smooth, sweet and luxurious.
Learn more about this tea here.
Thyme Chai From Balcony Tea is unlike anything I have had before and that is a GOOD thing! It does take a while for the tea water to fully infuse to a dark brown that you would expect from a black based tea but it’s worth the wait. I actually went the full 5 minutes. The loose leaf mixture is gently placed in a silk sachet so I wasn’t able to do my usual double dosage at half the time for a stronger black tea. I wanted to try is straight up as Balcony Teas attended first. It was a success!
I was trying to figure out how Thyme Chai From Balcony Tea was supposed to TASTE like a chai when all it had in it was Black Tea, Wild Thyme, and Vanilla. I don’t know how they did it but they did! It was very Chai-esque! That Wild Thyme must be some potent stuff! The vanilla gives it a hint of smooth on the end sip, too! The Black Tea base was impressively strong for something in a sachet!
Thyme Chai From Balcony Tea was pleasing to each of my senses! The ingredients used were of good quality. I enjoy the labeling and stories that go along with these teas, too! Well done!
Jennifer (TeaEqualsBliss) is in her upper 30s and lives in the eastern snowbelt area of the US with her husband, 3 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 include music, movies, veganism, 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.Find out more about Jennifer on MyBlissfulJourney.com.
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