Root Down

2 oz. can$12

  • Herbal Tisane
  • Caffeine Free

This decadent tisane combines the deep body of roasted dandelion root and roasted chicory with the delicate complexity of cinnamon and star anise. Specially created to satisfy coffee lovers, this decaffeinated treat has turned the most skeptical into religious tea drinkers. Delicious with a splash of cream and honey.

Tasting Notes

  • Nutty
  • Sweet
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Herbacious

Ingredients

Roasted dandelion root, roasted chicory root, cinnamon bark, star anise seed.

Quantity:

1
Makes ~12 cups

Nutty and robust with a sweet finish. A rich coffee alternative in the morning.

Quick Brew

  • 200º - 212ºF

  • 1 tsp/12 fl.oz.

  • 10 minutes

Process

Dandelion and chicory roots are gently roasted before blending with the finest cinnamon chips and star anise seed powder. A version of this recipe came to teamaker David when he was living in Northern Italy. During WWII, the Tyrolean folk would gather common herbs to replace their coffee, which was scarce at the time. This prized brew became a source of nostalgia for many after the war and continues to be a common morning drink for young and old.

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