What does this mean for the casual chai tea latte consumer? Well we imagine it went a lot like it sounds. Can’t you just see a bunch of “teaologists” and Oprah in a room mixing chai lattes until they get it just right, until they achieve just the right balance between spice and sweetness that invokes positive Oprah thoughts. But this chai is more than just a chai. It’s a philanthropic chai. One dollar of every sale goes the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation and benefits youth education.
Realizing our goals of drinking chai lattes, benefiting youth, and thinking about Oprah simultaneously were so close at hand, we couldn’t wait to check it out. In order to fully experience the Oprah Chai Latte we did a side-by-side comparison with Starbuck’s regular chai tea latte. (*Note: Both Chai Lattes in this taste test were iced, we have no authority on Hot Oprah Chai Lattes). Here is a summation of our thoughts while tasting the two lattes:
And that pretty much sums it up. If you want to try this novel latte yourself, swing by your local Starbucks. Maybe do some side-by-side testing? Or just buy the charitable latte like a good person and enjoy being able to say “I’ll have a Tall Oprah to go.”
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