Special-teas

In addition to our classic teas, Dobrá Tea also offers some of its own blends and recipes. The following teas are our signature favorites. Be sure to try our authentic Indian Chai. The taste is sure to bring you back to the streets and train stations of India. Moroccan Touareg is an authentic recipe based on the North African Touareg tribe, who sip very sweetened mint tea in the hot dessert climates to cool down.

The majority of our special teas are also available caffeine free.

MEMORIES OF PRAGUE

Our special recipe:  Black Assam CTC tea mixed with semi-sweet chocolate. A favorite among our American visitors in the Czech Republic. The infusion has a seductive sweet aroma. Served with milk, local honey, and two Bohemian spicy nuggets on the side. Available decaf as well.

CHAI, CHAI, CHAI!!!

Memories of India!  A black Indian Assam tea simmered in milk and strongly sweetened, prepared in the traditional way. It is poured into a 10 ounce mug with an uninterrupted shout of “chai, garam, chai” – meaning “tea, hot, tea” just as it is prepared in India. A good tea for reminiscing about glorious journeys. This tea may take 10 to 12 minutes to prepare. Available with regular black tea and several decaf options: rooibos, tulsi, decaf black, or chaga.

MASALA TEA

“Masala” means blend of spices in Hindi. Black Assam CTC, decaf black, rooibos, tulsi, or chaga tea blended with a mixture of spices: fennel, cinnamon, ground ginger, cardamom, orange peel and cloves. Served with milk and local honey on the side.

At-home brewing instructions

TASTE OF KASHMIR

A drink with an aroma that elates, and summons up the seductive distances of the East.  A blend of green, black, and oolong teas mixed with orange peel, cloves, ginger, and cinnamon. A yellow-green infusion, with a penetrating clove aroma and a fruity aftertaste. Served with milk and local honey on the side.

TOUAREG

Named for the nomadic tribe of Northern Africa, a sweetened green leaf tea mixed with the ground Moroccan “Nana” mint. A Moroccan recipe, this yellow-green infusion and strongly minty aroma is sweet, hot and refreshing, and is traditionally drunk to keep cool in the sweltering heat of the Marrakesh markets.

THE FRAYER

A perfect blend of Nilgiri Shiva & Tulsi Basil.  Developed by Mattew Frayer, our unflappable tea master and educator.  Combines our slightly fruity Nilgiri Shiva with calming Tulsi.  Sure to calm “frayed” nerves.

BOSTON TEA PARTY

Chinese Zhu Cha (gunpowder) green and Qi Hong (Keemun) black in one cup, a Dobra original.  Boston Tea Party offers a sweet and astringent flavor. Inspired by the fateful events of December 16, 1773 and suitable for celebrating any significant anniversary.

SWEET SMELL OF JERUSALEM

A black Indian tea, spiced with ground cinnamon according to a traditional Hasidic recipe from Eastern Europe. The combination of cinnamon with the strong black tea produces a mildly uplifting, calming drink.

CASANOVA

Tea for Two

The romance of a dozen roses in beverage form!  We serve this tea in a special pink, double-spouted teapot, pouring simultaneously into two cups for love-struck couples.  A burst of rose arises over the flavor of black tea, sure to awaken the Casanova in anyone.

RUSSIAN CARAVAN

This tea is not of Russian origin, bit is a blend in the tradition of the 19th century Russian tea trade where caravans would spend sixteen months transporting tea to and from China.  Dobra’s Russian Caravan is our own blend of two Chinese Black Teas: Qi Hong Mao Feng & Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong (Lapsang Souchong).  The taste is full, smooth and slightly smoky.