• Reviews

    Cha Tea Pure Green

    Country of Origin: India Leaf Appearance: small, dark green Ingredients: green tea Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 195 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: deep gold This tea was light and vegetal with subtle nutty notes. The leaves had a very fresh aroma and there was hardly any astringency. As far as bagged green teas go, this one was above average. I don’t think it would stand up well to sweeteners but it wasn’t bad at all. I have tried the Spring Mint from this company and it was ok but nothing all that great. I like this plain version much better because I was actually able to taste the base tea. Another…


  • Reviews

    Cha Teas Spring Mint

    Country of Origin: India Leaf Appearance: small, dark green Ingredients: organic green tea, mint flavor Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 195 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: gold This was your run of the mill mint green tea. The quality was ok, but there was not really anything to make it stand out from the sea of other teabags out there. The taste was mildly vegetal with very little astringency. I do wish that they had used actually mint leaves instead of flavoring. I find that extracts are hardly ever as good as the real thing, especially when it comes to peppermint or spearmint. They also tend to mask the flavor of…