Chocolate Chip Cookie

Tea type
Black Rooibos Blend
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Caffeine
Medium
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Edit tea info Last updated by Roswell Strange
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  • “(DavidsTea 27) At this point I’m like a broken record. Another one I really wanted to like, but it didn’t quite work for me – and I think it’s because of the stevia. The tea actually smells really...” Read full tasting note
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  • “HELL YEAH COOKIE TEA!! I apologize for my excitement – but one of my dream collections for DT is a “Christmas Cookie” collection because, not only would that be exciting, one of the long standing...” Read full tasting note

From DAVIDsTEA

Chocolate chip cookies are the unsung heroes of break-ups, make-ups & late night study sessions. We’ve put all the things you love about your go-to comfort food confectionary into this rich black tea — sweet brown sugar and chewy & dewy chocolate. Life has never been so sweet (in your mug).
What makes it great

One of our favourite things is replicating the flavour of our favourite treats. And we think we’ve nailed this one.

The black tea base delivers body but no astringency, keeping it smooth.

Black tea, Apple, Raisin, Chocolate (sugar, cocoa mass, low fat cocoa powder, cocoa butter, dextrose, sunflower lecithin), Roasted chicory root, Natural (chocolate, cookie) flavouring, Gluten free oat, Rooibos, Stevia extract.

How it tastes
Baked oat flavour layered with sweet chocolate.

About DAVIDsTEA View company

DavidsTea is a Canadian specialty tea and tea accessory retailer based in Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest Canadian-based specialty tea boutique in the country, with its first store having opened in 2008.

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(DavidsTea 27)

At this point I’m like a broken record. Another one I really wanted to like, but it didn’t quite work for me – and I think it’s because of the stevia. The tea actually smells really similar to a home-baked chocolate chip cookie, especially with slightly crunchy edges. The taste just doesn’t quite nail it though, and my best guess is that sweetness factor, but I’m not certain.

I plan to try this as a latte as I think there is some good flavour in here, and it might work, but it won’t be a repurchase for me.

Silent Kettle

I feel that. It is why I stopped buying from DT as much, because they do have some awesome tea blends (Saigon Chai is scrumptious!). But the stevia made the teas taste like chemicals.

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HELL YEAH COOKIE TEA!!

I apologize for my excitement – but one of my dream collections for DT is a “Christmas Cookie” collection because, not only would that be exciting, one of the long standing Christmas traditions I had growing up was an insane level of Christmas baking over the holidays. So I am personally considering this the first step in maybe someday having that dream collection become a reality. I also desperately want DT to do a holiday twist on a cookies and cream profile called “Milk and Cookies” – so just putting that idea out into the world…

If you didn’t pick up up from my excitement, I do like this tea!

It’s kind of a hodge podge of different sorts of cookies – growing up my step mom made these “healthy” no bake cookies she called “Hillbilly Cookies” with oatmeal, raisins, shredded ginger, and dark chocolate chips and this tea reminds me a lot of them. I didn’t appreciate them when I was, like, nine years old – but as a twenty five year old? Definitely my kind of cookie! Now, there’s no ginger in this tea – but the oatmeal and raisins? Big check, along with the obvious chocolate chips that are in the name.

Aside from the similar chocolate profile to teas like Chocolate Chili Chai, both the oat and raisin play big parts in the profile – the oats add a starchy quality that helps more strongly convey the baked elements of a cookie, and the raisin contributes a fruity sweetness. Another ingredient that leans into the baked element of a cookie? Rooibos! It added a honeyed sort of sweetness alongside hints of nutty undertones. I will say, there is stevia in this blend – and I know that’s a polarizing ingredient. Baring in mind that I don’t have a strong sensitivity to stevia, I do taste it a little – but barely…

My favourite way to enjoy this tea so far has been as a latte or with a hearty splash of milk, but it’s nice straight too. It’s a dessert-type tea that I’ve definitely grabbed a generous amount of for myself.

Friendly reminder that I do not numerically rate DAVIDsTEA blends as I’m currently employed there and it would be an obvious conflict of interest. Any blends you see with numerical ratings were rated prior to my employment there. These reviews are a reflection of my personal thoughts and feelings regarding the teas, and not the company’s.

Martin Bednář

I would pair it with today cookies I had. They were pretty much similar to this tea!

Sil

If only they could stock my French toast and didn’t make all their damn teas with stevia….

tea-sipper

Oh I’d love to see a “cookie sampler” variety of tea collection that comes in what looks like a cookie tin. Free idea for you, Ros. :D

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