Spice Imperial – Sophisticated Spiced Black Tea from Whittard

Spice Imperial Whittard

is just a spiced tea, and they all taste the same, right?

Well, not quite.

Spice Imperial is one-of-a-kind spiced tea with such a mesmerizing scent and flavour it will easily become a top choice for a daily drinking and afternoon tea.

It's a blend to make all your spiced tea dreams come true.

What is Spice Imperial?

Spice Imperial tea is a blend from of Chelsea. Whittard knows how to make exquisite classic tea blends and Spice Imperial is absolutely delicious.

Spice Imperial loose tea

Spice Imperial tea contains a strong but mellow black tea, orange peel, cloves, safflower petals, natural bourbon vanilla extract and flavourings. While these ingredients may seem like common ingredients for a spiced tea blend, in this blend, they create a flavour and scent that's far from common. It's incredibly inviting and so super delicious this will easily become your favourite spiced ever.

What makes this blend really unique and different from a regular spiced blend is that it actually contains only one spice – cloves, and a refreshing zesty orange. Spice Imperial is not an though. Instead, orange peel gives a light and appealing citrusy touch that makes this whole blend really shine.

This tea smells incredibly delicious, with dominant, but not overpowering, zesty orange notes wrapped into a sweet vanilla, cloves and black tea aroma. What's also incredible is that you can smell all the ingredients separately, and yet they make for a perfectly balanced blend. It's one of those blends that will fill the air with a warming aroma and make you look forward to that first sip.

spiced black tea Whittard

What does it taste like?

When a tea smells so divine as Spice Imperial, you would expect nothing less from the flavour.

To make a perfect cup, use 1-1 ½ teaspoon of tea leaves per cup of water, steep for 3-5 minutes at 98 degrees Celsius.  

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Another great thing about this tea is that it won't get bitter, which makes it great for tea drinkers that are always in a rush and forget they were making a cup of tea. You can over-brew it and still enjoy a delicious flavour with no bitterness. It's great on its own with no condiments, but you can add some as well.

Spice Imperial has a light astringent and smoky finish that carries all other flavour notes extremely well. Cloves are gently lingering in the back, orange peel offers a refreshing citrusy touch, and the light sweetness incorporated into a mellow and slightly smoky black tea base.

Spice Imperial black tea Whittard

Although this tea doesn't need any condiments, it tastes just as great with a splash of and some honey or brown sugar. Many spiced teas go well with milk and sugar, but what's surprising is that Spice Imperial tastes just as great iced, and has a flavour that's refreshing enough to enjoy it during hot weather too.

Who would like this tea? If you love orange and clove blends, you will love this tea too. But Spice Imperial is much more than a simple spiced blend. It's a warming and refreshing tea with so much elegance that you can easily serve it at your afternoon tea party and know everyone will like it. At the first glance, this tea may look like a festive blend, but it's much more than that. It's elegant and classic and may appeal to tea drinkers that prefer sophisticated citrusy teas, such as lighter .


Spice Imperial Tea Recap

Water or milk? Water (or a splash of milk).

Day or night? Day.

Hot or iced? Hot.

Sweetened or Pure? Pure or with a teaspoon of honey.

Caffeine? Yes

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What's the price? Starting from 8.00 GBP.

Where to buy? Get Spice Imperial from Whittard of Chelsea website.

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