Evening in Missoula - Minty Spiced Chamomile

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Evening in Missoula - Minty Spiced Chamomile
Blended in Missoula, MT

Missoula, MT. Hub of the Five Valleys, 2nd-Largest city in Montana, founded as Hellgate Trading Post, later Missoula Mills, eventually just Missoula, and home to Montana Tea & Spice, the creators of this best-selling blend.

It represents a perfect Missoula sunset; colorful, complex, and soothing. The many herbs & spices involved make for a perfect example of Montana Tea & Spice's blending prowess, all mixing and blending together to make for easily one of the best herbal tisanes to bless our lips.

Brewing Suggestions

  • Use 7g (≈1 tbsp) of leaf per ½ liter (≈17 oz) of water.
  • Use boiling (100°C/212°F) water
  • Steep for 4 minutes, strain leaves, and enjoy!
    • Don't forget to try for multiple infusions! Just add time to each steep.
      • For under 2:00 steep times, add 30 sec.
      • For 2:00 to 4:00, add 1 minute.
      • For over 4:00, add 2 minutes or more.
    • Like milk in your tea? Steep an extra minute!
    • Too strong? Take off a minute, or use 5g of leaf instead!
    • Too light? Kick it up another minute, or use 10g of leaf instead!
    • Wanna do a tea latte?
      • Use 10g (≈1½ tbsp) of leaf per ½ liter (≈17 oz).
      • Steep 2 minutes in ¼ liter (≈8 oz) boiling (100°C/212°C) water
      • Add ¼ liter (≈8 oz) hot milk, steep another 3 minutes.
      • Strain leaves, add sugar if you like (1 tsp usually does it), and enjoy!


  • Chamomile blossoms
  • Rose hips
  • Lemon grass
  • Papaya leaf
  • Peppermint
  • Spearmint
  • Blackberry leaf
  • Raspberry leaf
  • Red clover
  • Alfalfa
  • Star anise
  • Wild cherry bark
  • Lemon peel
  • Wintergreen
  • Vanilla
  • Lavender
  • Stevia leaf


We are a small independent operation, and as such we operate inside of our retail space, the Phoenix Pearl Tea Tavern in Red Lodge, MT. We bag teas for orders while also serving in-store customers, including making cups of tea, making food, and selling bulk and retail purchases. Our employees work as quickly as they can, but we don't have a warehouse to operate out of with dedicated employees. As such, orders may take anywhere from 1-5 business days to ship. Thank you for understanding.

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  • 5
    Not your standard mint

    Posted by Jamieson Hoffman on 10th Jun 2020

    Others have mentioned, this is great both hot and iced. The flavor is unexpected, but in a good way - the blend of mints gives it a nontraditional zing that is bright and refreshing.

  • 5
    Evening in Missoula

    Posted by Phyllis Phirman on 22nd Feb 2020

    I love this tea !

  • 2
    Immitation Evening In Missoula

    Posted by Becki Currey on 25th Oct 2018

    Montana Tea and Spice invented Evening in Missoula forty years ago. It has a unique aroma and taste. This doesn't come close. I'm surprised Phoenix Tea is able to use the name.

  • 5

    Posted by Melodie on 18th Nov 2017

    The most comforting Chamomile tea I've ever had. A smooth blend perfect hot...and cold!

  • 5
    sleeptime tea

    Posted by Phyllis on 10th Jan 2016

    I discovered this tea on a trip through Red Lodge and the owners of the Red Lodge Books and Tea were so kind. I was having difficulty with the change in altitude and sleeping. They listened to my concerns and recommended Evening in Missoula and sent me home with a cup. I slept so well the next morning we delayed our exit until the store opened so I could purchase some to take home. Now I have ordered additional bags online and am grateful for that option.

  • 5
    Evening in Missoula

    Posted by Caprice on 17th Dec 2014

    This is one of my most favorite teas. It reminds me a bit of mint bubblegum! I love it any time of day.