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Bombay Chai Tea One Pound Loose Tea Pouch

Black Tea
$60.00
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A traditional blend of warming spices for a timeless ritual.

Enjoy our customer favorites in a one pound Loose Tea Pouch. Great for refilling our Loose Leaf Tea Canisters . This is the best value in loose tea we offer. Each pouch contains approximately 160-175 cups of tea.
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About Bombay Chai Tea

Tea Type : Black Tea

The base of this Tea Forté Chai tea is black tea from the Nilgiri region in Northeast 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.

Ingredients and certifications may differ slightly between our pyramid infusers and loose tea canisters for this blend, see package for details.

Read more about Chai Tea:
  • How to Make a Chai Latte
  • 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

    Ingredients

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

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Alaina J.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Excellent Chai

      Best chai I've found.

      08/30/19 | Montreal, Canada
    2. kathy d.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      very good

      this tea has a very nice flavor, not bitter. I would recommend.

      08/28/19 | indianapolis, IN
    3. Ruby G.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Best Chai Ever

      Coming from an Indian household where chai is drank multiple times a day, this blend stands out amongst the rest!

      08/25/19 | SAN JOSE, CA
    4. Dennis B.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      The Only Tea I Drink

      My work days and weekends always start with a cup of Bombay Chai.

      08/21/19 | DALLAS, TX
    5. Ann Marie H.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      My Favorite

      This is my go to chai, I love it. Milk and honey make it a decadent tea to enjoy any time.

      08/20/19 | Greenville, SC
    6. TONIA G.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      My favorite flavor of chai!!!

      I love the smell and taste of this bombay chai! The boldness of the strong spices are soothing and very comfortable! I always keep some in my tea drawer.

      08/20/19 | SHREVEPORT, LA
    7. Kanjana C.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      The best chai ever!

      Very tasty and a very good fragance chai when it brewed.

      08/20/19 | Barrington, RI
    8. Diane R.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Chai

      Bombay Chai is my absolute favorite tea for each and every morning. The blend of spices is perfect and warms the soul.

      08/20/19 | Asheville, NC
    9. Kathleen H.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Best Chai Available

      Deep, bold, smooth flavor. Absolutely delicious.

      08/15/19 | Moneta, VA
    10. Vatsala S.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Sweet home!

      Love the festive flavor of this chai tea blend. Reminds me of sweet home.

      02/20/19 | Rochester, VT
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