Chai tea gets down and dirty with a shot of espresso to create this Dirty Chai Tea Latte. It’s delicious served over ice or hot.

Dirty Chai Tea Latte {Espresso + Chai Tea}

I think I’ve confessed my love for all things coffee in the past, but I have a major need to do it again. Me and coffee are like this… Wait, you can’t actually see me making the universal symbol for close.


Dirty Chai Tea Latte {Espresso + Chai Tea}

We’re attached at the hip.

Thick as thieves.

Tighter than a pair of Spandex leggings.

Honestly, words can’t describe my love of coffee. However, if you ever decide to swing by for a visit, I’ll show you just how close we are by introducing you to my coffee station.

Dirty Chai Tea Latte {Espresso + Chai Tea}

Yah, I have a coffee station. It’s equipped with several pieces of coffee-making paraphernalia–five to be exact. My newest addition is the iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer. I’ve never been a fan of single serve coffee makers in the past, but this one is different.

The iCoffee brews a bold cup of coffee in less than a minute. I was so excited when I brewed my first cup and it came out piping hot and extra strong. Weak coffee and I do not get along.

The great thing about the iCoffee Opus Brewer is that you dial up or down depending how strong or weak you like your coffee. I tend to dial down for a stronger brew, but that’s just me.

Dirty Chai Tea Latte {Espresso + Chai Tea}

Let’s talk about this Dirty Chai Tea Latte. Christina from Dessert for Two introduced me to the dirty chai tea in her Espresso Granita post. I remember thinking, “Wha? Dirty chai? That’s a real thing?” Of course, the same day, I immediately scuttled off to Starbucks to get with times and try the mashup up flavors.

It was love at first sip, and I immediately planned to replicate the delicious beverage at home, every. single. day.

I put together a short video demonstrating how the iCoffee Single Serve Brewer works and described a few of my favorite features. Check it out:

Dirty Chai Tea Latte {Espresso + Chai Tea}

This dirty chai tea latte is the best of both worlds. You get the warm, spicy flavors from the chai tea and boost of caffeine from the shot of espresso. I prefer to serve mine over ice in the summer, but it’s just as delicious hot with a dollop of whipped cream.

Dirty Chai Tea Latte

Spicy chai tea and bold espresso come together to create a delicious beverage. Serve it over ice or hot with a dollop of whipped cream.


  • 1 ounce espresso
  • 4 ounces chai tea concentrate (such as Tazo)
  • 2 and 1/2 ounces milk (dairy or non-dairy)




Combine all indredients in a large cup; stir to combine. Add ice.

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