Caribbean Crush

Tea type
Fruit Herbal Blend
Ingredients
Apple, Cranberry, Hibiscus, Papaya, Pineapple
Flavors
Apple, Coconut, Fruity, Pineapple, Sweet, Cranberry, Floral, Fruit Punch, Hibiscus, Tart, Tropical, banana, Cocoa, Fruit Tree Flowers, White Chocolate, Candy, Melon, Sugar, Cherry, Strawberry, Creamy, Jam, Pleasantly Sour, Smooth, Dried Fruit, Candied Apple
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Caffeine Free
Certification
Kosher
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Average preparation
165 °F / 73 °C 6 min, 45 sec 5 g 28 oz / 815 ml

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Looking to get away from all the hustle and bustle? There’s nothing more relaxing than the sunny Caribbean. Swaying palm trees, soothing waves and soft white sand…it’s the perfect little escape. And we have your one way ticket right here. With juicy pineapple, fresh papaya and yummy cranberries, this sweet and tangy tea is the ultimate tropical fruit punch. It’s like being on the beach without even leaving the city. The only thing missing is a little paper umbrella…

Ingredients: Pineapple (pineapple, sugar), apple, papaya (papaya, sugar), cranberry (sugar, cranberry, rice flour, sunflower oil), hibiscus, artificial flavouring.

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DavidsTea is a Canadian specialty tea and tea accessory retailer based in Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest Canadian-based specialty tea boutique in the country, with its first store having opened in 2008.

60 Tasting Notes

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809 tasting notes

Had a little sampler packet of this, which I think I got in a long ago DAVIDsTEA order. It suggested using 500ml of water, but there just didn’t seem enough leaf in the packet for such a heavy/chunk herbal so I cut it back to 350ml, left in the fridge cold brewing for a few hours.

I thought this would be fruitier/tangier, but there was so little hibi in my packet that my tea barely colored the lightest of pink, and I wondered if I should add some from my plain hibi leaf stash. The flavor tasted very sweet coconut to me (is there coconut flavoring? There isn’t any in the ingredients, huh…) Also a mild, sweet apple. Perhaps a subtle pineapple note, but without any tanginess it isn’t really coming forward for me.

I think my sampler was a bit weak and not a good mix of ingredients, which may be why I’m really only getting a coconut note and nothing else. It was still a refreshing cold sip.

Flavors: Apple, Coconut, Fruity, Pineapple, Sweet

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 5 g 12 OZ / 350 ML

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27 tasting notes

Tastes just like a fruit punch, heavy on the tart cranberry flavour, when iced.

Flavors: Cranberry, Floral, Fruit Punch, Hibiscus, Sweet, Tart

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more

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Went for a cold brew of this one today. Took 0.75 tsp of this tea in my 12 oz cup and let it brew in the fridge for 2 hours. The dry tea was mostly small chunks of various fruits (apple, pineapple, and papaya being the main three) with a bit of hibiscus thrown in for colour and tang I’m guessing.

First thing I noticed with this tea is that it didn’t come out the pretty pink like in the picture. That’s probably my fault though, because in my smaller scoops, I didn’t end up with much hibiscus in the basket. The tea ended up a pale yellow colour – almost apple juice colour, but slightly lighter.

The taste too is faintly of apple, but you can also taste some other sweet fruits coming through, though I’m unable to differentiate them individually by taste. I also enjoy that it’s not the acidic apple taste that I was getting from the Just Peachy flavour of DavidsTea, but a nice sweet, mild apple taste.

I feel as a cold brew, I should probably up my volume on this one because it did end up quite weak with my normal 0.75 tsp. It’s not bad at all, but more reminds me of those flavoured bottled waters you get at the store. Next time I try this one cold I’ll up my measurement to 1 tsp and see how that goes.

Would also like to try this one hot.

Cup count from my 27g pitcher pack: 1 (Plenty left to try in the future)

Flavors: Apple

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 12 OZ / 354 ML

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34 tasting notes

Tropical, pineapple-y flavour. Not too sweet.

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4753 tasting notes

Made the unfortunate error of diluting this far too much in the pitcher. One pitcher pack does not make a Takeya pitcher’s worth of good iced tea. The flavour is alright, kind of generically fruity, but I’ll have to try the next pack with a bit less water.

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8 tasting notes

Strong sweet fruit profile. You can easily smell the pineapple while brewing this tea. It’s tropical and perfect for warming you up on winter.

Flavors: Fruity, Hibiscus, Pineapple

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 5 min, 0 sec 5 g 14 OZ / 400 ML

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5 tasting notes

Sweet and tropical. Lovely in the winter.

Flavors: Pineapple, Tropical

Preparation
1 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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918 tasting notes

Davids semi-annual sale is going on now, and for the first time in quite a while, I’m not ordering anything! We’ll pretend that’s through extreme will power, and not just because I’ve tried most of their flavors at this point…Anyway, this tea is one that I received as a free sample in a previous order, and I liked it well enough that I ordered a tin the next time. It’s pretty light, tropical, and a little flowery. I like it, but not enough that I would buy it again. The main flavor is a fake pineapple.

tea-sipper

Oh man, so many things I want to buy in that sale… like those Nordic mugs! Must…resist…. buying…..

AJRimmer

Stay strong! :P there are a few items I considered, but not enough to get to the free shipping threshold, so I decided I’d wait for their next sale (especially since I still have an unopened Black Friday package from them!)

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7 tasting notes

It tastes a lot like bubblegum~
I get notes of banana and white chocolate. It taste kind of artificial (think, tutti frutti) but there are undertones of ‘real’ flavors which help keep it from being too harsh.

Flavors: banana, Cocoa, Fruit Punch, Fruit Tree Flowers, Tropical, White Chocolate

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 10 OZ / 295 ML

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5 tasting notes

I love Caribbean Crush! It’s the first fruity tea I ever tried from David’s and I’ve been hooked since. It’s so refreshing and honestly reminds me of Capri Sun juice in a way but so much better. I always cold brew it because it’s much better that way.

Preparation
Iced

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