Mystique Mélange

Tea type
Chai Green Blend
Cinnamon, Ginger, Green Tea, Lemongrass, Mint, Orange Peel
Citrus, Hay, Herbaceous, Lemongrass, Orange Zest, Spearmint, Spices
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175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec 12 oz / 350 ml

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From Nepal Tea

Mystique Mélange is a premium green tea blend featuring a perfect balance of spice and fruit. The floral aroma of rose petals and flavor of sweet citrus create a pleasant, rejuvenating cup.

Flavor Profile: Spiced ~ Orange Groves ~ Fruity

Certifications: USDA Organic, CERES certified

Caffeine Content: Low caffeine content

Brewing Suggestion: Dip a single tea bag per 8.5 fl. oz of water at 180º, steep for 4 minutes

Ingredients: Kanchanjangha Verde (our green tea, camellia sinensis), ginger, cinnamon leaf, orange peel, mint and lemongrass

Producer: Kanchanjangha Tea Estate and Research Center Pvt. Ltd. (KTERC)

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1217 tasting notes

Another Nepal Tea chai, this one on a green base. Sample was a handy single-serve teabag instead of a non-resealable packet stuffed with leaf.

The brewed tea of this one smells more strongly of mint and citrus, reminding me less of a chai and more of a Morrocan Mint tea. I like the Morrocan Mint flavor profile, but dislike gunpowder green tea, so I tend to really enjoy those flavors on alternate green bases. I also like my mint greens with a touch of lemony herb.

The tea tastes very clean and refreshing… surprising since this is a very old green. I’m tasting a nice mix of spearmint, herbaceous/hay/citrus from the lemongrass, and a slightly more pithy/tangy citrus at the end of the sip from the orange peel. The ginger and cinnamon is very mild… I had a hard time even placing them in the blend at all. If I take a long sip and let the tea linger on my tongue a bit before the swallow, I can then make out a subtle spice note, but the tea remains gentle and smooth… it doesn’t provide a kick.

A nice Morrocan Mint-type tea, without the unpleasant smoky notes I get from more traditional MM blends that use gunpowder.

Flavors: Citrus, Hay, Herbaceous, Lemongrass, Orange Zest, Spearmint, Spices

175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 350 ML

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