Here are our reviews of some of the chai teas available and stocked in Australia. Chai can be drunk with or without milk or milk alternatives. The favours are best matched with being sweetened with honey.
Bondi Chai is a premium powdered premix which makes a cafe-style chai latte. It can be used in frappes, smoothies and desserts.
Interview with Melissa Edyvean, Owner of Bondi Chai
Chaitanya Chai makes a sweet turmeric chai that’s caffeine-free and vegan. The ingredients are vanilla Rooibos, turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, Star Anise, clove, ginger and peppercorns. Look for the black tin.
iCHAI2 Sticky Chai – Signature Blend
A chai made in Brisbane with raw honey, spices and Australian certified organic black tea. The ingredients are raw honey, star anise, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Also available in vegan with organic coconut syrup and caffeine-free. 2.5 stars.
Miks Chai is made with Australian-grown black tea, cassia cinnamon, ginger root, cardamom, cloves and black pepper. It is based on a tried and tested family recipe and the packaging is 100% compostable. There are instructions on the side of the pack or watch the video below.
With the tagline – have a cuppa and help a mate. This chai is made by a social enterprise that enriches lives through storytelling. Support those who need their stories heard, or those who need to hear your story.
Interview with Miks Chai
Twinnings of London – Chai Vanilla
Twinning’s Chai is easy to find in supermarkets and affordable. It is rated as one out of four leaves which equals a light strength. The flavour is lovely and well balanced. It is spicy with soothing aromas of cinnamon, ginger and vanilla. You’ll get 10 tea bags in a box, with excessive packaging. 4.5 stars.
What’s your favourite chai tea made or available in Australia? Please leave a comment and let us know.