Spice Island Chai

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It's beginning to smell a lot like Christmas... Launching our special new Chai this holiday season! A blend of Ceylon black tea, organic cinnamon, ginger and cloves, this spicy delight is sure to get you in the festive mood. 

Previously known to the West as the Spice Island, Sri Lanka boasts the world's best cinnamon, as well as a host of other delicious spices. Our partner farm Amba Estate grows both tea and organic spices. We've collaborated with them to create a custom Chai blend we know you'll love.

Bold and spicy with a natural vanilla-like sweetness and incredible aromatics, this Chai can be enjoyed on its own, with milk and sugar, or brewed on the stove to fill your house with a tantalizing Christmas fragrance.

All ingredients are grown at Amba and 100% natural (no artificial flavoring). 

Tea Specs

ORIGIN  Amba Estate, Uva, Sri Lanka | Organic Spices | 10% Revenue Share

BLENDED  November 2019

INGREDIENTS Ceylon Black Tea, Organic Cinnamon, Organic Ginger, Organic Clove

NOTES Spicy, Malty, Bright, Vanilla

BENEFITS Cinnamon is believed to reduce blood pressure & cholesterol, while ginger is often used to alleviate nausea

CAFFEINE Yes

Brew Instructions

Western Brew (Mug / Teapot): 3g (1 Tbsp) | 350ml | 95°C | 3 min | Add milk & sugar to taste (optional)

*Make sure to check out our tea infuser for easy brewing 

Traditional Brew (On the Stove): Simmer fresh spices in boiling water for 5 minutes (optional - for extra spicy chai). Add tea leaves and infuse for 3-5 mins until the color is a bright golden brown. Add milk on high heat and allow the infusion to rise and fall once or twice (around 5mins). Strain and add sugar to taste. For a healthier option, replace milk and sugar with oat milk and honey. 

Farm Story

Started by four partners with a focus on sustainability, Amba Estate is an organic farm producing artisanal teas, coffee, and spices. In addition to salary, benefits and overtime, Amba gives 10% of all its revenues back to its employees. Unlike other producers, Amba also empowers their staff through rotational work - meaning tea pickers can also wither, roll and dry the leaves. This gives them a full-circle sense of pride for what they've created.

Amba's farms are 100% organic, certified under the European Union. No chemicals, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides are used. To maintain and enhance soil fertility, Amba uses green plant material from the estate's ground and manure from their own herd of ‘rescue cows’, as well as shade trees that naturally induce nitrogen-rich soil.

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