Maharaja Rana Chai


This is a spiced oolong chai tea, which is flavorful, aromatic and guaranteed to soothe and recharge your senses. An eclectic addition to our Indian chai category, the Maharaja chai is made by our in-house master blenders by mixing classic Darjeeling oolong with crushed cardamom pods, cinnamon and cloves. The dark red liquor is a visual delight, while the teasing fragrance of cardamom and other spices makes this a great tea to start your mornings with.





the experience



Delicate floral notes infused with strong spicy aroma of cinnamon, cloves and cardamom




Full-bodied, well-rounded with classic second flush characteristics along with a strong spicy taste.

dry leaf


Strong, sweet, distinct notes of cinnamon and cardamom


Brownish-black with bits of dry spices



Strong, spicy aroma of cinnamon, cardamom and cloves



steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water


Tea Leaves



6 fl oz

194-212 oF

2.0 tsp / 2.3 g

5 Mins

Recommended number of steeps - one


Drink Plain




16 Reviews


  • Great Aroma 12
  • Unique Flavor Profile 9
  • Freshness 8
  • High Quality 7
  • Smooth Body 5


  • Weak 4
  • Bitter if Over-Steeped 0
  • No Flavor 0
  • Strong 0

Best Served

  • Anytime 6
  • Dessert Tea 3
  • Afternoon 3
  • Morning 3
  • Evening 2


April 25, 2016

Chai spices + oolong tea = awesome!

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Smooth Body, High Quality, Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Morning, Dessert Tea.

This is unique because it's chai but with an oolong base. The oolong is very fresh and has a distinct taste, and it works perfectly with the chai spices. It's also great because you can get multiple steeps from it :) It's a unique combination and great for when you want something a little different. Great spicy chai flavour!


Jan. 10, 2016

That's What I Like!

Likes : Unique Flavor Profile.

The first impression of the tea is a lovely full mix of dry leaves and spices, and the smell is wonderful. I really like a tea with a hint of cinnamon. This tea is a lighter color after a five minute steep. As with most teas, the aroma of the brewed tea is not as strong as that of the tea in its dried state. Overall, this is a very enjoyable tea and I loved wrapping my hands around the mug and inhaling the bliss. Reviewed as part of theTeabox subscription program.


Nov. 15, 2015

A delicious chai, no matter how you prepare it

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Unique Flavor Profile.

I tried this one plain, then with cream and sugar. It is delicious no matter how you take your chai. Reviewed as part of the Teabox subscription program.


Nov. 1, 2015

Exactly what I think of when I think of Chai tea.

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Unique Flavor Profile.

Delicious, spicy flavor that I love about chai. I truly love this tea and will consider buying some more when I run out. Initially I was upset that received 3 of the same kind of teas but after having a cup I am estatic. It smells amazing and I truly enjoy making this tea and drinking it.


Oct. 5, 2015

Very good, but needs a lot to make a tasteful cup

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma.

Dislikes : Weak.

Best Served : Anytime.

So I love the taste of this tea, I was very pleased. However, it took way more teaspoons to be flavorful than the other two I was also sent. I used the entire sample bag after just two cups. I'm hoping the teas I will be sent in the future will last me enough to get through the month, so I doubt this would. Has a nice spice to it!


Oct. 4, 2015

Very enjoyable, rich and complex chai tea

Likes : Great Aroma, Smooth Body, High Quality, Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Anytime, Dessert Tea.

An interesting blend and very drinkable too. Well worth checking if you are curious about chai tea.


Aug. 28, 2015

A great relaxation tea.

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma.

This tea is a great to wind down with at the end of the day. It has a great spicy texture and is a deep red color when its done brewing. I like the mixture of different spices that add up to a completely unique taste. I have tried this tea a few different times already and I like it more and more each time.

sampath kumar

July 29, 2015

A sensory delight!

Likes : Great Aroma, Smooth Body.

Best Served : Dessert Tea.

I received this tea as a free sample and was curious at once, for it was not a black/CTC chai blend, but an oolong chai blend - interesting indeed! Upon opening the pack, ones senses are at once treated to an amazing medley of warm spicy notes - aromas of warm cloves, sweet cardamom and calming cinnamon. India in a wh at a relatively higher temperature and longer duration - yet no bitterness whatsoever! With a little bit of sugar, it tasted every bit as delightful as it smelled.


June 26, 2015


Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Smooth Body, High Quality, Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Morning, Afternoon.

Opening the package the aroma spices was very pleasant and balanced. Tea has a beautiful dark red color. The body has a weighty thickness on the palate. This is a define robust or full body tea in flavor and aroma. Wonderful with a bit honey, and even better if you add a touch of cream...Yummy. This a a great morning and afternoon tea.


May 22, 2015

makes a lovely cup first in the moring

Likes : Great Aroma, Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Morning.

the clove in the tea leaves a nice lasting taste in your mouth also i suffer from soar gums . this tea makes the gums better again


May 8, 2015

Very nice

Likes : High Quality.

Best Served : Anytime.

excellent flavour and excellent tea, perfect with a bit of milk and sugar

Anand Safi

April 7, 2015

Flavor + Aroma = Maharaja feeling

Likes : Freshness, High Quality.

Best Served : Afternoon, Evening.

Flavors and aroma for this tea give you a royal sip each time


March 23, 2015

Very light flavor

Likes : Great Aroma, High Quality.

Dislikes : Weak.

Best Served : Afternoon, Evening.

This full-leaf chai blend has a lovely aroma and a look of high quality, but I personally found the flavor to be too weak for my taste. It didn't hold up to resteeping, either. If you are a fan of big, bold chai flavor you might want to skip this one.

Joyce Bragg

Dec. 23, 2014

Complex light flavors! Add honey or rare scotch.

Likes : Great Aroma, Unique Flavor Profile.

Dislikes : Weak.

Best Served : Anytime.

This tea is wonderful! It has complex flavors but blends together well. Natural honey and/or scotch added makes a great 'hot toddy."

Joyce Bragg

Dec. 7, 2014


Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, High Quality, Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Anytime.

This similar tea is sold in a mall store and they want the same amount of money for 1/3 the amount. Good pricing and the quality is good. We make it & sometimes add 1/2 teaspoon of scotch. Taste is great!


Dec. 5, 2014

Very light chai tea

Likes : Smooth Body.

Dislikes : Weak.

Best Served : Anytime.

Compared to the masalas, this tea is very light in comparison, much more delicate. I found that steeping it for the recommended amount of time was not enough, or I needed more tea than suggested.

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