When I brewed it for the first time, it was a little bitter. Then I tried making it iced with a little bit of agave and it was delicious.
“New tea #3! Picked this up on Monday because it just smelled too good to not get. I only got 15 g however, and the mango pieces are pretty weighty, so there’s not a whole lot left in my bag....” Read full tasting note
“I picked up a little sample of this tea out of curiosity. Oh my! It smells amazing! I’m enjoying the juiciness of this tea while the sunshine streams through my window. It feels like a mini...” Read full tasting note
“This was one of my free samples from my latest DAVIDsTEA order! It’s roasting in my office, so I wanted something fruity and light. This one delivers! I was going to put sugar in it, but...” Read full tasting note
“Funny story. The other night, my neighbour went streaking down the sidewalk, and out of nowhere, a cop showed up and stopped him. Impeccable timing. I’ve prepared this tea two ways: hot and...” Read full tasting note
Put some spring in your step
This may have been a long, cold winter, but this exotic fruit-filled black tea is a sure sign of sunnier days ahead. Bursting with fruity pomegranate seeds and big, luscious pieces of mango, it’s like a cross between your favourite breakfast tea and the best juice ever. And since spring weather can still be a bit unpredictable, you’ll be happy to know it’s equally amazing hot or iced. One cup and you’ll feel like dancing for joy.
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Not being a huge fan of black tea blends I was hesitant to try this one at first but given my recent experience with some awesome blends from 52teas I was feeling brave. I am happy to say that I was not disappointed and found that this was a nice refreshing break from all the spice based teas I have been enjoying lately – not that there is anything wrong with spice teas. :) Personally I found that the mango flavor really shone thru and I could not help but be reminded of one of my favorite Oolong blends also from DavidsTea – Happy Kombucha. This blend is sweeter (even without sweetener) which works wonderfully given the stronger black tea base. The pomegranate flavor has a presence as well but is more of a supporting flavor that you end up saying, “there is something else in this blend – oh right its pomegranate!” So in a nutshell, if you like mango, you will like this tea. If you like Happy Kombucha, you will LOVE this tea.
I don’t typically cold steep black teas, but I got this in a sampler of teas to ice so I figured I’d give it a try. Turns out that this cold steeps really well! It’s at least half dried fruit, so that’s probably why! It’s very fruity and crisp, with some natural sweetness but benefits from some added sweetener.
I am a fan of this one. I prefer to drink black tea in the morning but I don’t really like Chai and spicy tea, so that on is right up my alley. The smell is really nice, almost straight up mango, and the color is pretty, more on the pink side, and the taste is great. It’s fruity and fresh with a ’’natural’’ quality in it. It does smell and taste like real fruits.
I would definitively buy this one again :)
Someone at work allowed me to steep a cup from her stash. I used 1 1/2 tsp per cup, steeped for five minutes. I didn’t have access to filtered water, so I used the cold, chlorinated water from the tap. I’m not sure it made a difference in the taste.
The pineapple/pomegranate flavour was lovely, but it was overpowered by a strong artificial fruity aftertaste. I felt like I was chewing on fruit gum with aspartame.
I’m glad I had a chance to try it, but it definitely wouldn’t be on my to-purchase list.
Flavors: Artificial, Astringent, Mango, Pineapple