Chai Caffeine Free

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SAMPLE (4 servings)

All the wonderful flavors of chai, but without the caffeine boost! This traditional blend of exotic spices from Southern Asia can stand all on its own. Chai has become increasingly popular, well known for its delicious warmth and satisfying variety of tastes. On a cool winter's day, enjoy this yummy classic piping hot with cream and sugar! In the summer, try it over ice for a refreshing treat!

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quick look

information at a glance

chai spice blend ingredients cinnamon, ginger, green cardamom pods, allspice, cloves, black pepper
tea blenderMonterey Bay Herb Company
cup color
flavorwarm, spicy, invigorating
caffeine contentcaffeine free

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

tea typeHerbs and spice blend (contains no leaves from the plant Camellia sinensis — aka "tea").
storage tipsLike all teas and spices this spice blend should be kept in an airtight container away from light and heat.
why buy chai spice blend?Buy this chai spice blend for a caffeine free alternative to chai tea, OR add an infusion of the blend to your own favorite caffeinated beverage (coffee, esspresso).

blend profile

for chai spice blend

water temp212°F - boiling
time3-5 minutes
amount1-2 tbsp per 8 oz
decoctionConsider decocting this blend traditionally: Simmer this chai spice blend with milk and cream over sustained heat versus adding pre-heated water for an infusion. Be sure to strain the botanicals from your drink before sipping.
notes on tea strength The strength and flavor of tea is a personal experience.

We aim to provide times and temperatures that reduce the risk of allowing the actual tea leaves (or other delicate herbs in blends) to taste bitter due to too much steep time or to get scorched from too much heat.

If you desire a stronger cup, we suggest using more tea rather than a longer steep time to minimize the potential for a more bitter flavor.

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what else you should know

about chai spice blend

This blend uses all the spices of traditional chai tea, but excludes the black tea base component thereby making this mixture caffeiene free. Enjoy all the flavors of chai without the extra kick, or follow the lead of cafés that have incorporated chai flavor into their coffee drinks and formulate a chai coffee mixture.

Steep this blend as you would other tea with boiling (or near boiling) water in either a tea strainer or paper bag, or decoct this blend in the traditional way of making masala chai by simmering the spices with milk and sugar.

for educational purposes only

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.