Lime Gelato

Tea type
Fruit Green Blend
Ingredients
Apple, Artificial Flavouring, Lemongrass, Pineapple, Sencha
Flavors
Creamy, Lime, Sweet, Cream, Smooth, Vanilla, Artificial, Citrus, Citrus Zest, Milk, Sugar, Fruity, Apple, Citrusy, Nutty, Pleasantly Sour, Tart, Lemongrass, Pineapple, Frosting, Yogurt, Green, Lemon, Cherry, Custard, Tangy, Candy, Vegetal, Bamboo, Cut grass, Green Melons
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Caffeine
Low
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Average preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 5 min, 15 sec 43 g 21 oz / 623 ml

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From DAVIDsTEA

“That’s amore.”

Remember the summer you spent in Italy? Sipping espresso on the terrace, catching a ride on the back of a stranger’s Vespa, and of course, trying your first taste of tart, creamy lime gelato. With its fresh, fruity aroma and smooth flavour, this delicious mix of fruit, yogurt, and green tea will bring you right back. Try it iced. On a terrace. While the moon hits your eye.

Ingredients: Apple, sencha green tea, pineapple (pineapple, sugar), lemongrass, artificial creamy lime flavouring.

https://www.davidstea.com/us_en/lime-gelato-2

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272 Tasting Notes

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68 tasting notes

Another great tea from DT. Since the warmer (barely) season has arrived I have been craving more fruity teas and less of the heavier winter teas. Which is all well in good till I realized that I had no fruity teas left in my cupboard. So, I bought this one and a few others; Berry Good, Coco Lemon Thai, Bollywood Chai and this tea. The smell was nice and light. The taste is even better. I love the lime here, it is lemony without it begin overpowering. It is creamy and good.

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9 tasting notes

Well this tea is a nice summer treat, smells delicious and tastes it too. It does taste very creamy and limey like the description says. The girl in the store told me it tastes better with some milk in it, but i found it was better without milk. I tried to double steep this for ice tea and the second brew had very little taste to it compared to other teas i’ve double brewed. I’ve never tried this tea warm so no notes on that.

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556 tasting notes

Attempting this one again as it was in my Easter Egg Tea Hunt!

I have some of this one still, hanging around from… well, I don’t know when. It’s been a long time since I bought it that I don’t even remember buying it. It’s so odd…

Anyways, so I’m trying the fresh stuff as I wasn’t super impressed with the other stuff I Have at home.

This time however, it’s not too bad! I have NO idea what the temp of water I used was. I had boiled the kettle, forgot about it for probably 10mins? Then went and made myself a second steeping of checkmate as that’s what I had this morning. When that flopped, I thought I’d try this one. So the kettle was sitting for… probably like 15mins before I used the water. It’s not too cold thankfully and when I did use the kettle water, I didn’t have quite enough for my cup so I added some tap lukewarm water to it… just a tiny bit though.

What a mishmashed cup of tea!

Anyways, this one has turned out quite nice despite it all! It’s a very light lime taste that is pretty good. I’d probably think to add a bit more tea leaves or add some fresh lime juice to bring out the lime more.

The green tea base is okay. I’m not much for green teas so I’m kind meh about it.

I’m getting a bit of the lemon from the tea, but it’s not overpower. I like but I don’t know. I’m going to have to try it cold.

As it cools I like it more and more. It’s getting more limey and I like it. I probably wouldn’t grab this one often, but I’m starting to appreciate it more and more.

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I love this one cold brewed…so good.

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255 tasting notes

One of the first things that jump out at you when you first catch the scent of the leaves is lemongrass. It is quite dominant, and very refreshing. A slight creamy texture compliments the more subtle aromas, mainly fruit, in this extremely interesting blend.

I am indeed very intrigued, as steeping gives more of the lemongrass, more of the same of the creamy texture, and strangely subtler aromas that swirl around. The brew is a cloudy blonde color, and very bright.

There is a satisfying surprise in the flavor that you don’t really expect. It is not what you thought a lime gelato tea would taste, as the flavor has a light creaminess. There is a very lime flavor mixed with the sweet essence of other fruit, followed by the lemongrass. The sencha finishes with a subtle astringency that appropriately closes the blend.

It is quite a smooth flavor, pleasing to the last drop, and, I can imagine, a thousand times better iced.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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5 tasting notes

Like this one a lot! The first time I had it I don’t think I had it quite strong enough for my liking as an iced tea, as I was worried about the tart factor. but I burned through my little 25g in a few days and just got more. Think this one is a keeper!

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4 tasting notes

This was recommended to me by my favourite lady at my local shop. I was pleasantly surprised by how good this one is. I loved it hot but made a huge batch for iced tea and it was excellent.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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46 tasting notes

I know….again….i have almost 30 teas (or maybe more?!) and i drink this one all the time but…there is nothing i can do, it’s wonderful! lol

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 6 min, 0 sec
R4iNB0W

I just wanted to do as my friend Oreole this afternoon…hhaahha! :)

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658 tasting notes

Nice and flavourful as a cold-brewed refresher.

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73 tasting notes

I only had a few servings of this because I bought it as a part of the Sweet Indulgence gift box, and I just finished my last cup. I’m very sad to see this one go as it was love at first sip !

It’s so sweet and tart at the same time, just like a lime. What I like the most is how creamy this is. I thought it would simply be a lime tea (which would also have been very good), but they really got the “gelato” in there. So creamy. Love love love !

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162 tasting notes

Day 3 of my do-it-yourself scavenger hunt tea advent calendar!

I was pretty sure that I had tried this tea as a sample in-store sometime a long time ago, but turns out I likely didn’t…this doesn’t taste familiar at all. But that’s OK! Because it’s darn good. It’s creamy, it’s limey, but it’s…not tart. I think it’s probably the pineapple pieces in it, and perhaps the apple, that take away what would have been a very unpleasant tea if it had of just been lemongrass, green tea and lime yogurt thingies. I think it would be a really nice iced tea during the summer months, too. Since I only have enough left for one more cup and it’s -10 C out today, I think I’ll have it hot :)

Verdict: would definitely re-buy, and want to try it iced.

morebloodytea

“Artificial lime yoghurt flavouring”

What exactly is that? And since when did lemongrass have anything to do with Italy.

Jen M

I think lemongrass just gives it a lemony flavour without the bitterness that lemon peel (or lime peel) might give. I don’t notice an overwhelming lemongrass flavour.

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