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drank Organic Iced Black Tea by Tazo
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Picked this up on my lunch break. Ehh. There is an off tasting ingredient…I’m guessing it is the citric acid. The only other ingredients are black teas and cane sugar. The citric acid really screwed this up. It’s that sour, artificial taste. Ick. I should have known better.
The glass bottle and top are pretty cool though.

Cofftea

Will never buy tazo bottled. Picked one up @ the airport cuz based on the name I never would have imagined it was sweetened. Ick. It’s a pain to have to hunt down the fine print.

LENA

“lightly sweetened” is in very small lettering on the label. I drank about half the bottle with lunch. That was enough…I’m tossing the rest and recycling the bottle. 20g of carbs if you drink the whole bottle…no thanks.

gmathis

I don’t appreciate folks sweetening my drinks for me, but with that said, their Tazoberry bottled isn’t bad. I guess the berry overpowers the bitter.

Alannah

I agree about the sweetening! I thought it might not be too bad since it was “lightly” sweetened, but I can’t stand sugar in my tea at all. I also am not a fan of the citric acid aftertaste! Yuck.

Cofftea

@Alannah- I’m w/ you on the citric acid! Adagio does not sweeten their iced teas but they do add citric acid (at least to the white tea that I got free) and it was nasty. Why is it put in anyway? Especially if it’s unsweetened that’s a great way to ruin perfectly wonderful tea.

Alannah

I’ve never investigated why they put citric acid in. I assume there’s some “freshness” or “stability” reason (like most food additives), but it all but ruins anything it’s in for me! I bought some packaged pre-sliced apple pieces once, and even they had citric acid added (and were TERRIBLE). It’s horrible!

LENA

eww, i’m not a citric acid fan. it ruins everything. i’m guessing that it is used as a preservative of sorts.

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Cofftea

Will never buy tazo bottled. Picked one up @ the airport cuz based on the name I never would have imagined it was sweetened. Ick. It’s a pain to have to hunt down the fine print.

LENA

“lightly sweetened” is in very small lettering on the label. I drank about half the bottle with lunch. That was enough…I’m tossing the rest and recycling the bottle. 20g of carbs if you drink the whole bottle…no thanks.

gmathis

I don’t appreciate folks sweetening my drinks for me, but with that said, their Tazoberry bottled isn’t bad. I guess the berry overpowers the bitter.

Alannah

I agree about the sweetening! I thought it might not be too bad since it was “lightly” sweetened, but I can’t stand sugar in my tea at all. I also am not a fan of the citric acid aftertaste! Yuck.

Cofftea

@Alannah- I’m w/ you on the citric acid! Adagio does not sweeten their iced teas but they do add citric acid (at least to the white tea that I got free) and it was nasty. Why is it put in anyway? Especially if it’s unsweetened that’s a great way to ruin perfectly wonderful tea.

Alannah

I’ve never investigated why they put citric acid in. I assume there’s some “freshness” or “stability” reason (like most food additives), but it all but ruins anything it’s in for me! I bought some packaged pre-sliced apple pieces once, and even they had citric acid added (and were TERRIBLE). It’s horrible!

LENA

eww, i’m not a citric acid fan. it ruins everything. i’m guessing that it is used as a preservative of sorts.

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