Great blending tea. Fruity and sweet, slightly floral too. I blend this with Citrus Lavender Sage and Wild Orange Blossom herbal teas yumm
“F-ck, this is disgusting. (Can I even drop the f-bomb on this site? Is it against the rules?) I asked for a to-go cup of this iced today, and still have some left that I stuck in the fridge when...” Read full tasting note
“I didn't read the description of this until after I drank it. And now I see why I thought it was just mediocre: Rosehips AND hibiscus. Is there a more terrifying combination in all of the land? I...” Read full tasting note
“Fantastic day today, only seems fitting that this is what I had! I had an iced brew: In a pitcher: 2 scoops Youthberry (Teavana) 1 scoop Peachberry Jasmine Sutra (Teavana) 1/2 scoop Rock...” Read full tasting note
“Courtesy of the TTB 1.2 I did not have high expectations for this tea although the dry mix had a delightful aroma. It was a typical Teavana tea in that there were lots of colors and different...” Read full tasting note
Use 1.5 teaspoons of tea per 8oz of water. Heat water to 175 degrees and steep for up to 2 minutes.
Ingredients: White tea, Açai, red currants, apple slices, rosehips, hibiscus, pineapple bits, mango bits, and rose petals.
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I’m all about bold flavors, as I don’t think I have the greatest sense of smell, so I’m a big fan of this one. The dry leaf smells amazing, the taste is mostly apple/berry , the floral notes are there but are subtle to me (and I love hibiscus and rosehips) I do notice that unlike some of my other teas it can turn bitter if steeped too long as it it a white tea.
A few of my friends told me how much they enjoyed this tea so I decided to give it a try. I kept drinking it hoping that I’d actually enjoy it but I never did. First of all the smell is so overpowering it almost makes me feel nauseous. Also, even though in theory this tea should taste good, I find the flavor too artificial tasting.
I bought 50 grams of it and I don’t think I’ll ever get through it.
The sample in store was fantastic, light, floral and fruity. My boyfriend bought me a couple ounces (the sales person tried to push more on us, and a tin. It was really awkward) and I got it home and was super excited to try it again. I followed the directions for temp and steep time and quantity and was disappointed to find my cup was watery, weak and just a little bit sour.
I looked around online to see if I could find a better way to brew it, and found on this site that apparently Teavana brews and sweetens their samples differently than they instruct home users to do.
Second time around, I tried more tea and a longer steep time, and was disappointed with an incredibly bitter cup. Then I tried more tea and the original amount of steep time and was back to watery and sour again. So finally, I ended up just straight boiling a gratuitous amount tea for three minutes and adding a little more honey and it’s almost like the sample. I kind of wonder if the sample I tried in store was not in fact a white tea, and perhaps the sales person just gave us white tea because it cost more. Very disappointed. Next time I go in there, I’m going to be a lot more attentive so they don’t lie to me and cheat me.
This tea was not at all what I was expecting and requires too much work to make it palatable.
Okay, so this tea smelled amazing when I first opened the package…and still does. But, with such a great smell I would think it would taste just as good if not better. The tea is very good, but not what I expected. I followed the directions for steeping time and the water to tea ratio and it was very bland. I put honey in it and it was fine, but I believe it should have been naturally good.
What the heck is up with this tea? It has been decently reviewed and I thought it would be a safe bet. However, despite its fruity flavor, it has this weird taste to it. I wouldn’t call it sour…maybe a cousin of sour. It’s just weird. I gave it to someone else since I couldn’t force myself to drink it anymore, and blending it just couldn’t get rid of the awful combination of flavors. Booo.