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9 Tea Blends for Adventurous Tea Drinkers

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Here at the Tea Haus, we’ve travelled far and wide in pursuit of acquiring the very best quality tea and unique flavourful blends. During our time in Japan, South Korea and Sri Lanka, we saw tea being hand-picked and carefully produced to result in the highest-quality taste.

Ready to break out of your comfort zone and try something new? Let us take you on a taste adventure and share some of the wonderful out-of-the-box blends we’ve come across over our travels and the years in the tea industry.

If you have a passion for flavour, read on to discover nine delicious tea blends that will appeal to the most adventurous of tea drinkers.

1. Chili Chocolate

If you’re looking to spice up (literally) your tea game, look no further. The chili chocolate blend is rich, warm and chocolatey – with a hint of spice!

The combination of chili and cocoa was originally crafted by the ancient Aztecs, leading to the popularity of the blend throughout Central and South America.

Ingredients:

  • Ceylon Orange Pekoe
  • Cacao shells
  • Chocolate chips
  • Red pepper
  • Chili pepper
  • Natural chocolate chilli-pepper flavour

A delightful and exotic mix, this black tea blend can be enjoyed as is, or with milk to enhance its creamy texture. If you’re ready to spice up your tea today, shop the Chili Chocolate Blend.

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Chili Chocolate Blend

2. Lime Fizz

Mmm. Mmm. Mmm. A long time favourite, the Lime Fizz exudes all the tartness of lemon and lime but is balanced with subtly sweet notes of apple.

Ingredients:

  • Apple cubes
  • Rosehips
  • Elderberries
  • Orange peels
  • Ginger
  • Lemongrass
  • Coriander
  • Lemon verbena
  • Pink pepper
  • Calendula petals
  • Natural lime ginger flavour

Delicious both hot and iced, this is an all-time best-selling fruit blend. For a sweet sip with a tangy kick, check out the Lime Fizz Blend here.

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3. Popcorn Blend (aka Genmaicha)

Popcorn…in tea? Yep, you read that right.

Known as our Genmaicha Blend, this is a Japanese Bancha Green Tea with toasted popped rice kernels.

In most Western blends of Genmaicha, popcorn is usually substituted for rice. But in our version, it’s the real authentic deal of traditional Genmaicha. The toasted popped rice kernels give this green tea an extra nutty boost!

Ingredients:

  • Japanese Bancha
  • Rice kernels

Go nuts with our Genmaicha Blend!

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Genmaicha blend

4. Turmeric Spice

Sip up some spice with this next blend!

For those of you familiar with turmeric’s strong flavour in curry dishes, don’t be alarmed. Through the combination of other complimentary herbs and spices, the Turmeric Spice tea blend does not taste as bitter as you might expect.

Ingredients:

  • Cardamom
  • Ginger
  • Coriander
  • Cinnamon
  • Turmeric
  • Pepper
  • Cloves

In fact, the blend has a more soothing and rich flavour. What’s more, these ingredients are known for their vast array of medicinal properties, resulting in:

  1. Reduction of inflammation
  2. Boosted immune function
  3. Reduction of cardiovascular complications
  4. Management of IBS symptoms

So, if ready to up your healthy habits today, shop the Turmeric Spice Blend here.

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turmeric spice blend

5. Ginger Lemon Rooibos

Ginger and lemon and rooibos, oh my! This tea blend packs a triple punch of refreshing flavour from South Africa.

Like other green rooibos blends, this one avoids oxidation in its production process, leaving it closer to its natural state with a lighter body.

Ingredients:

  • Finest Green Rooibos from South Africa
  • Ginger
  • Calendula petals
  • Natural flavour

Light and refreshing, but still not your average cup of tea, this blend is a safe bet for all you risk-averse tea testers out there. To add a little boost of adventure to your tea collection, shop the Ginger Lemon Rooibos Blend here.

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6. Valentino: Quince Ginger & Fruits

Ever heard of a quince? It’s basically a cross between an apple and a pear, can smell like tropical fruit and was the ancient fruit of fertility in wedding ceremonies (who knew)!

It has an astringent tart but sweet flavour, and when made into a black tea with ginger and other fruits, it becomes an exotic delightful blend with a ginger finish.

Ingredients:

  • Ceylon orange pekoe
  • Apple cubes
  • Lemon peel
  • Ginger pieces
  • Calendula petals and safflower
  • Natural quince ginger flavour

If the sound of this tea tickles your fancy, shop the Valentino Blend here.

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Valentino blend quince ginger and fruits

7. Banana Tea

Ever mixed black tea and banana before? Probably not, but it’s actually way better than you might think.

This tea makes for a sweet cup, with the delicious aroma of ripe Sri Lankan bananas.

Ingredients:

  • Ceylon Orange Pekoe
  • Candied Banana pieces
  • Natural banana flavour

You can try it on its own or add a dash of milk for a creamier, tropical taste.

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banana tea blend

8. Licorice Blend

Licorice…some love it while some just can’t stand it. If you’re a fan of the polarizing treat or open-minded enough to explore something new, perhaps the licorice blend is for you!

Ingredients:

  • Organic Rooibos
  • Licorice-root
  • Star-anise
  • Fennel

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licorice blend

9. Pitta Balance

Our taste tour now comes to an end in the southeast region of the Indian subcontinent.

The Pitta Balance is a herbal blend from a line of Ayurvedic (alternative medicine) infusions known to help cool down the drinker. With a minty, sweet and slightly tart taste, the Pitta Balance is a lovely (and healthy) choice of tea!

Certified Organic Ingredients:

  • Hibiscus
  • Peppermint
  • Lemongrass
  • Rose Petals
  • Red Clover
  • Calendula

To bring a balance to your tea collection, shop the Pitta Balance Blend here.

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pitta balance blend

The Tea Haus has something for everyone! Choose from over 200 varieties of loose leaf tea.

While these exotic blends might not be everyone’s cup-of-tea, they sure will add an adventurous kick into your tea drinking routine.

But, if something here didn’t catch your eye, don’t worry! We have over 200 unique blends and combinations to offer. For instance, if you love your classic Earl Grey, maybe try mixing it up ever so slightly with our Orange Earl Grey blend.

Let us help you find just what you’re craving! Shop the Tea Haus online today and enjoy FREE shipping on orders of $50 or more.

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