I received a small sample of Sri Lanken Chai (AKA Chai of Sri Lanka) from Chash Tea and was pretty curious about it. It was an herbal chai.
Chash Tea states on the product description that as with most chai, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, clove, pink and bruised pepper form the spicy foundation and said that these warm spices need to be softened and that the original Sri Lankan version uses lemongrass, coconut chips and pineapple so they combined the two in their Sri Lanken Chai (AKA Chai of Sri Lanka) from Chash Tea.
Because it was such a small sample I’m not sure if I was able to get all of the ingredients in 1 cuppa. I could clearly see lemongrass, bruised pepper, and possibly a small chip of ginger. When I opened the sample the scent of the ingredients was impressively strong and did smell like chai, lemon, and possibly candied pineapple. The taste was primarily spiced lemongrass. It’s not a bad flavor. It was lacking the notes of pineapple, coconut, and certain individual spices. Having said that the taste is yummy for a herbal chai. I’m curious what the added notes of coconut and pineapple would have been like tho in Sri Lanken Chai (AKA Chai of Sri Lanka) from Chash Tea.
Here’s the scoop!
Leaf Type: Herbal
Where to Buy: Chash Tea
As with most chai, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, clove, pink and bruised pepper form the spicy foundation
These warm spices need to be softened. The original Sri Lankan version uses lemongrass, coconut chips and pineapple
The result is a rich and mouth-watering combination
Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!
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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