Alpine Punch

Tea type
Rooibos Tea
Almond, Apple, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Coconut, Ginger, Rooibos, Rose Petals
Fruity, Sweet, Almond, Apple, Creamy, Floral, Ginger, Spicy, Coconut, Earth, Nutty, Cardamon, Marzipan, Berries, Cranberry, Rooibos, Cinnamon, Butter, Rose, Cream, Nuts, Peppercorn
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205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 30 sec 5 g 51 oz / 1508 ml

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High altitude taste

Have you heard of the barbegazi? According to Swiss lore, they are a group of furry little men that live high in the Alps. They are known for their long, icy beards and enormous feet, which they use to ski down hills and surf on avalanches. But how do they stay warm up in the frozen mountains all year round? We like to think it’s with a fortifying brew like this almond-scented rooibos, with apple, cinnamon, and ginger. If you see some very big footprints next time you’re out hiking, follow them to the barbegazi’s cave and see if they offer you a cup. Limited edition.

Ingredients: Rooibos, coconut chips and rasps, apple pieces, cinnamon pieces, ginger bits, cardamom, black pepper, rose blossoms, almond flakes, artificial flavouring*.

Allergens: Tree nuts and coconut

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279 Tasting Notes

28 tasting notes

OK…let me tell you, when the winter collection came out…as a newbie to this tea thing I RAN to the store to get it to try it out, I tried Hot Tobaggan and loved it. Today while I was working on my computer, I decided to brew a pot of Alpine Punch. The smell was to die for and yes this smelled and tasted like warm Amaretto without getting the effect. I am so loving this tea that I think I will be making a stop for a tin…it gives you a warm fuzzy feeling inside

200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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3 tasting notes

Tried this tea for the first time today, & it was very sweet & fruity. I’m not one to really drink fruity teas though, so it’s not really for me. I wouldn’t mind drinking it again, but if I had another choice, I probably wouldn’t pick this one. I would recommend this tea to people who enjoy fruity teas!

Flavors: Fruity, Sweet

205 °F / 96 °C 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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114 tasting notes

This tea confuses me. Every time I drink a cup my opinion of it changes.

This time, it’s very nutty, almost sweet – possibly the flavor of marzipan? I can taste the cardamom but I just… don’t understand it. I think that there are too many basic flavors and it’s too complex for me to fully enjoy it.

Flavors: Almond, Cardamon, Marzipan, Nutty

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12 tasting notes

I bought this tea for skiing in Vermont (I know, the only reason I bought it was because we were going skiing) but I would definitely get it again. It had a welcoming, ski chalet taste to it. I usually drank it before we would go out in the mornings and it helped me to conquer my fear of the hill!

Flavors: Almond, Apple, Berries, Cranberry

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4 tasting notes

Alpine Punch is one of those teas that seems like it would be great, but it doesn’t deliver on its promises. The tea both smells and tastes HEAVILY like candy. My personal opinion is that the flavoring they’re using, in addition to the coconut, creates this extremely rich profile. Perhaps diluted way down this would taste better, but it really didn’t make a pleasant tea for me, warm or cold.

195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 30 sec 0 OZ / 0 ML

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94 tasting notes

Definitely not a fan of Alpine Punch hot – cold is much, much better. The coconut doesn’t mesh with the punch – at least not for my tastebuds. I’ve heard this is ridiculously popular so I guess I’m the odd one out… doubt I’ll buy again but I’ll enjoy what’s left in the bag.

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36 tasting notes

Thanks to a friend from work I got to try this very tasty nutty tea. I enjoyed it though I think it could use a little more sweetness. meganxpink asked me to see if the batch had an alcohol-y taste to it, but I didn’t taste anything like that

Flavors: Almond, Apple, Nutty

195 °F / 90 °C 7 min, 15 sec

I guess it was all in my head :(

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40 tasting notes

My friend shared an old batch of this tea with me and it was delicious. Very fruity and nutty but I could almost SWEAR that it tasted like it had rum / alcohol in it.. it must be in my head :) I will need ccoppens to try this one later and let me know what he thinks.

Flavors: Almond, Apple, Coconut, Rooibos

175 °F / 79 °C 5 min, 30 sec
Chris Coppens

I’ll give it a try and share my results.

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3 tasting notes

This tea smells so nice, both dry and steeped. Very warm and comforting. Definitely creamy as well. Always keep this on hand. If anything, i just wish it was more spicy and cinnamon-y

Flavors: Almond

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29 tasting notes

Fruit punch with almonds and spices. Yum! One of my all-time favorites to reach for on cold winter nights. I’m glad Davids keeps bringing this back the last few years. November 2014 Tea of the Month. And this completes my Tea of the Month 2014 collection sipdown. I drank them over a period of about 2 weeks, and reviewed most of them today!

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