• Reviews

    Tazo Organic Chai

    Country of Origin: India Leaf Appearance: very small, dark. paper filter bag Ingredients: black tea, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, cardamom, cloves and star anise Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: dark brown I received this tea as a birthday present from my sister. It was part of a gift set that included a cute mustard colored travel tumbler. I always try to drink loose leaf but sometimes tea on the go is a necessity. Tazo’s teabags are usually fairly decent and this one was no different. It was earthy and spicy, a fairly classic chai. The ginger was definitely the dominant flavor but all of the…


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    Tazo Joy

    Country of Origin: not listed Leaf Appearance: dark and twisted, fairly large in size Ingredients: black tea, green tea, oolong tea, natural flavors Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: reddish brown This particular blend is a seasonal Christmas offering at Starbucks and a recent favorite of mine. Here is what Tazo has to say about it: Tazo® Joy™ is a festive, full-leaf tea blending rare Darjeelings and Oolongs with fragrant Nuwara Eliya teas from Ceylon. Green teas from China and Assam black teas from India add further texture and complexity to a fine tea that’s a joy to share with friends – or to enjoy yourself.…

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    Tazo Matcha Green Tea Latte

    I must confess, I have a serious green tea latte addiction. When I saw this carton of concentrate for sale at the Starbucks inside of my local Barnes and Noble I just had to give it a try. The ingredients are listed as including water, matcha and other green teas, organic cane sugar, honeydew juice concentrate, natural fruit flavors, gum, Arabic, xanthan gum, guar gum and citric acid. The liquid straight out of the container is a rather greyish shade of green which my family found disgusting looking. To prepare this tea you simply dilute it with equal parts of milk. Once diluted it has the spring green color that we all know…