Bombay Chai Tea Event Box

Black Tea
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A traditional blend of warming spices for a timeless ritual.

Stock up on your favorite blend with Event Boxes, the most cost-effective way to purchase Tea Forté pyramid tea infusers. Each box contains 48 infusers of a single blend. Great for stocking the pantry with your go-to blend, or for hosting dinner parties, weddings, showers, or other events. Choose from twenty of our most popular black, green, oolong, white, and herbal tea blends.

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Bombay Chai Tea

About Bombay Chai Tea

Tea Type : Black Tea

The base of this Tea Forté Chai tea is black tea from the Nilgiri region in South India. Nilgiri literally means ‘blue hill'. Many waterfalls, flowering plant species and high mountains are found in the Nilgiri region, including Doddabetta Peak, the highest in the range at 8,652 ft. The Nilgiri Hills are part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, which is part of the protected bio-reserves in India.

Chai is in many languages the word for tea and is believed to be derived from the Cantonese ‘Cha’ (for example Persian, Hindi, Korean, Russian, Mandarin,and Swahili). In the western world Chai tea is mostly referred to as a full flavor, spiced Indian black tea that is enjoyed from morning until night inIndia, where it is traditionally served with boiling whole milk and sugar for a unique infusion.

The wonderful yet delicately composed mélange of ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, star anise, black pepper and flavoring gives Tea Forté Chai tea its characterTea Forté Chai contains very flavorful and aromatic spices. . This black tea is known as a ‘very forgiving black tea’, meaning that it is almost impossible to ‘over steep’. Our Bombay Chai combines black tea with the spices found in a traditional Indian masala chai. Chai recipes vary enormously, using different spices, sugars and amounts and types of milk. However, they are uniformly well-lightened and sweetened.

While "chai" is used in English to refer to nearly any spiced tea or tea latte drink, chai is actually the generic word for tea in India, Iran, Thailand and elsewhere. In fact, it is very similar to the word for tea in Japan, "cha" (as seen in Sencha)

We strongly recommend milk and honey to taste with our Bombay Chai. For a richer, milkier drink, heat your milk before adding it and use up to 1 part milk for every 2 parts water. Prepared in this fashion, our Chai is a great breakfast tea, particularly in winter.

Read more about Chai Tea:
  • How to Make a Chai Latte
  • Introduction to Black Tea
  • The Great Debate: Coffee vs Tea
  • Steeping instructions

    1. Heat water to 208˚F.
    2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.
    3. Steep for 3-5 minutes.
    4. Enjoy!

    For loose leaf iced teas, use 2 tsp per 8oz glass.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavor: bold, flavorful, eye-opening
    Aroma: rich, intense and spicy
    Color: ebony


    • Organic black tea
    • Organic ginger
    • Organic cinnamon
    • Organic cardamom
    • Natural flavors
    • Organic clove buds
    • Organic star anise
    • Organic black pepper

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Nancy N.
      Verified Buyer

      Fantastic tea!!

      Bombay Chai is my favorite way to start my day with it's delicious flavor sensation. I have been enjoying it for several years. I appreciate the fast delivery that is made once I place my order.

      06/10/21 | Brookeville, MD
    2. Maureen G.
      Verified Buyer

      Great flavor!

      My "daily use" stockpile

      05/08/21 | Brighton, MI
    3. Nancy N.
      Verified Buyer

      Best Tea Ever!!

      I enjoy starting my day with a cup of Bombay Chai tea. It is delicious!! I'm hooked completely on it :O)

      05/07/21 | Brookeville, MD
    4. Nancy A.
      Verified Buyer

      Bombay Chai

      Great smooth spicy flavor. Clean taste. Love it for my afternoon tea!

      04/14/21 | Bloomington, MN
    5. Nancy N.
      Verified Buyer

      Best Tea Ever!!

      I have been drinking Tea Forte's Bombay Chai tea for a long time as it really hits the spot for me every morning. Plus, the turnaround time for my order is amazing!!

      02/24/21 | Brookeville, MD
    6. Linda V.
      Verified Buyer

      Chai Tea at it's finest!

      This Chai tea has a blend of flavours that excited the palette! Every sip is savoury and delicious. A great way to enjoy an afternoon cup of tea.

      02/07/21 | Calgary, Canada
    7. Nancy N.
      Verified Buyer

      Great Beverage to start the day:O)

      I love the Bombay Chai tea as it flavorful and truly hits the spot. Plus, they send out my order very promptly :O) One could say that I'm addicted to it!!

      02/01/21 | Brookeville, MD
    8. Sandra F.
      Verified Buyer

      Fantastic way to steep tea

      I had originally purchased this event box because the loose leaf canisters of Bombay Chai were sold out, not knowing how much more enjoyable it is to steep a cup of tea with the pyramids! The taste is perfect, and it feels like you're sipping tea at a luxury hotel. :)

      01/30/21 | Austin, TX
    9. Seema M.
      Verified Buyer

      Fragrant and delightful

      It has the classic flavors of the chai from India. I brew it and add a dash of milk and sweetener, that’s how I remember the‘special chai’ back home

      01/30/21 | Eagan, MN
    10. Liz B.
      Verified Buyer

      Love Chai tea!

      Love the flavor and convenience of the packaging. It's awesome, especially on a cold & rainy day in CA.

      01/28/21 | Fremont, CA
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