Vanilla Pledge Chai

description

A classic, all-time favorite blend of bold black tea, whole vanilla pods and crushed cinnamon. Nothing spells celebration like a steaming cup of this tea. Indulge in the scents of vanilla and cinnamon as the brisk black tea recharges you. The taste starts out with rich notes of malt and cream with vanilla kicking in gradually. The cinnamon provides a tangy counterbalance to the otherwise heavy flavor. The tea finishes long with a sweet aftertaste.

ingredients

Cinnamon

Vanilla bean

the experience

liquor

aroma

Dominant sweet scent of vanilla with a sharp kick of cinnamon

appearance

Bright amber

taste

Medium-bodied, smooth and rich with notes of malt, cream, vanilla and cinnamon

dry leaf

aroma

Dry woody, floral with mild vanilla hint

appearance

Blackish-brown tippy with bits of cinnamon

infusion

aroma

Warm, sweet scent of vanilla and cream

appearance

Coppery

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

180 fl oz

95-100 oF

1.25 tsp / 2.3 g

4 Mins

Recommended number of steeps - one

condiments

Drink Plain

Honey

Milk

Sugar

TIME OF DAY
Morning
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Cold
SEASON
Second
SKU SVCPB

13 Reviews

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Likes

  • Great Aroma 10
  • Smooth Body 8
  • High Quality 5
  • Unique Flavor Profile 5
  • Freshness 4

Dislikes

  • Bitter if Over-Steeped 2
  • Strong 1
  • No Flavor 0
  • Weak 0

Best Served

  • Anytime 7
  • Dessert Tea 4
  • Afternoon 4
  • Morning 2
  • Evening 1

Kristin

Nov. 15, 2016

One of my favorites

Likes : Great Aroma.

Best Served : Anytime.

I typically enjoy spicy chais, but this vanilla chai was delicious and well-balanced. A great breakfast tea.

Oct. 23, 2016

Strong but subtle

Likes : Great Aroma, Smooth Body.

Excellent aroma but not too much cinnamon. Really well balanced.

Chun Yan

Sept. 21, 2016

unique and light tasting

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

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Anytime.

the taste is mellow and light, goes down smoothly unless over-steeped. strong hints of cinnamon and vanilla.

Deborah

Aug. 4, 2016

Enjoyable

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

Best Served : Anytime.

Teabox has a wide variety of Chai. If you think Chai is only Masala, try this blend and the many others offered.

ben

July 12, 2016

As delicious as the name suggests

Likes : Smooth Body, Unique Flavor Profile.

Best Served : Afternoon, Dessert Tea.

A beautiful aroma is matched by a delectable flavor. The vanilla and cinnamon are perfectly balanced with a smooth black tea base. Most enjoyable, if a bit on the pricey side.

Alexandra Kimmel

Feb. 11, 2016

Great flavour and taste!

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

Best Served : Anytime, Dessert Tea.

This tea is very interesting: a blend of high quality tea, great natural vanilla and a hint of cinnamon. The aroma is very candy-vanilla and the taste is deep, with vanilla as a main ingredient and just a subtle cinnamon notes. If you like this one i also advice you to try Winter Spice Chai - it is even more spicey and more warming.

Andrea

Jan. 21, 2016

Smells like a cinnamon bun!!

Likes : Great Aroma.

Best Served : Anytime.

As many have noted the smell of this tea is intoxicating. It smells like the best homemade cinnamon bun, and the flavor did not disappoint. I made a large pot and drank it over two days. The flavor stayed true. Definitely a favorite!

Narayan

Aug. 24, 2015

Beautiful aroma, but bitter if not careful

Likes : Great Aroma.

Dislikes : Strong, Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Afternoon, Dessert Tea.

The moment I broke open the ziploc the aroma owned me. It set a high expectation on the cuppa. As I sipped my first, it smelled great but the taste was a bit too strong, on the bitter side. I like my tea with less/no sugar. But I had to add a generous spoon on sugar to compensate the flavor, but still the (bitter) after taste lingered on. Apart from that, the tea makes you feel like you have puffed your face with the finest cinnamon/vanilla perfume (if there is one). It feels very pleasant that way. I love this tea as a nice palette cleanser after a heavy meal or a instant wake up alarm on a boring afternoon.

Alexander

Aug. 15, 2015

Smells amazing!

Best Served : Morning.

This tea has an excellent aroma of vanilla and cinnamon. Both flavors complement each other perfectly. It provides a great holy of energy and has a mellow aftertaste. It is a very nice tea that I like to drink early in the morning to get a head start on my way. I would certainly try this tea again.

Vernithia

June 17, 2015

Energizer

Likes : Great Aroma, Smooth Body, High Quality.

Best Served : Morning, Afternoon.

Opening the package the aroma is of well blended vanilla and cinnamon, neither overpowers the other. Both flavors balance each other wonderfully. I did notice my second cup from the same kettle had a slightly bitter aftertaste which was not noticed in the first cup. Overall, a very pleasant tea, this tea is an energizer.

Kevin Halpin

March 30, 2015

An eye opening experience

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

Best Served : Anytime.

I received a sample of this in a sample kit, and it was the first chai I tried. I know 30 quid sounds an awful lot of money for 100 gramm of tea, but believe me , this is the creme de la creme of tea in my opinion.

Marissa

Feb. 17, 2015

Smooth and relaxing

Likes : Great Aroma, Smooth Body.

Best Served : Anytime, Afternoon, Dessert Tea.

I consider this more of a flavored black tea than a spiced chai. That said, this full leaf tea, good for multiple steeps, brews up an incredibly smooth, dark cuppa with an enchanting vanilla scent and flavor. The vanilla flavor dominates, the cinnamon notes are understated by comparison. It is excellent as a holiday or dessert tea.

cacesq90

Jan. 8, 2015

Delicate

Best Served : Evening.

This wasn't what I expected. Less a chai and more a flavored black tea. Notes of Vanilla and Cinnamon were delicate and relaxing. I liked this with a bit of sweetener to bring out the vanilla/cinnamon notes. Easily takes milk or can be enjoyed black.

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