Caribbean Calypso Mate

Tea type
Yerba maté Tea
Coconut, Lemongrass, Mango, Yerba Mate Leaves
Alcohol, Citrus, Coconut, Lemongrass, Metallic, Pineapple
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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 30 sec 12 oz / 355 ml

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  • “So after being banished to the back of my cupboard I’m taking this one out today. I think that the smell turns me off. The lemongrass, coconut, and fruit taste of the tea is overpowered by banana...” Read full tasting note
  • “I took a walk with my Doggy (Sencha) to ease the soreness from Ice Skating training out of my muscles. It was super sunny and when we got back we were both ready for a cold drink. Sencha doesn’t...” Read full tasting note
  • “I received this sample from someone somewhere and I have no idea. It was awhile ago. Sorry and thank you mystery person! I had no label to read when I did my brew. There was just the Teavana and...” Read full tasting note
  • “Thank you MadAlyce for the sample! I’m slowly but surely going through my sample drawer :D With the ingredients in the tea, one would think it would be absolute heeeaaaven for me! It has everything...” Read full tasting note

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Steel pan drums come to a pina colada crescendo on this island paradise of fruit and mate. The Caribbean’s flair is captured with juicy sweet mango, pineapple and red delicious apples added to toasted coconut and zesty lemongrass. Refreshing and delicious served hot or chilling over cubes of cold ice. SUPERFRUIT ENHANCED CONTAINS NUTS

Light and zesty mango, pineapple, and toasted coconut

Tea Benefits
May be energizing
May support appetite suppression
A delicious source of vitamins & minerals
Superfruit enhanced with mango
Contains pineapple and coconut
Contains 100% of the caffeine in a cup of coffee

How to Prepare
Use 1.5 teaspoons of tea per 8oz of water. Heat water to just at boiling (208 degrees/98 degrees Celsius) and steep for 5-6 minutes. For stronger flavor, use more tea leaves. 2oz of tea equals 25-30 teaspoons.

Lemongrass, coconut chips, candied mango pieces (mango, sugar), candied pineapple pieces (pineapple, sugar), apple pieces, green mate, ginger slices, bamboo leaves, flavoring (pineapple, banana), apple slices, lemon myrtle, orange juice bits

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I like to drink tea at my desk at work, where I am a captive to the computer and telephone. A good tea is a blessed escape. I had mixed feelings about this tea when I first tried it at home- particularly upon observing an oily sheen on the surface of the water. I am trying to move away from the fruity, sweetened teas and wasn’t impressed at what I was seeing. Yet, I grew to love this blend of slightly sweet, tropical flavors and the wonderful aroma that reminds me of a sunny beach. The linchpin was when I took it to work and was able to get about 8 infusions from one tea ball – hours of pleasure that helped me transcend Cubicle City for a few magical hours. That was a memorable day, and for that reason I have just ordered 4 more ounces.

205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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I grabbed a pretty big tin of this 75% off cause teavana just discontinued this and I figured why not. It smelled pretty decent, everything looked good except I’m not a lemongrass person.
But I knew what I was getting into.
Maybe it’s just because of my disdain for it, but the lemongrass feels overpowering for me. It’s not as fruity as I would’ve liked, I just taste a bit of coconut and pineapple. Maybe this is just me but I’m getting a bit of a metallic.. citrus alcohol aftertaste which.. isn’t working with my lemongrass here. Buut it is a mate and if I’m in need of some caffeine this is still better than coffee.

Flavors: Alcohol, Citrus, Coconut, Lemongrass, Metallic, Pineapple

5 min, 30 sec 2 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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The smell of this made me sick because the lemongrass was so overpowering. That smell made me nervous to try the tea, but I was pleasantly surprised by the flavor – refreshing with a bit of a tropical flavor. I didn’t add any sweetener, and as usual, I drank it cold. Not on the top of my list, but definitely something I would buy again if I didn’t want a fruity tea.

Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Grabbed an glass of this from the pitcher in the fridge mid-workout. Refreshing!

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Interesting mix of lemongrass and citrus with coconut – great for mixing with other tea as well.

Boiling 4 min, 30 sec

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Color: Pale yellow
Aroma: Lemony (Like Pledge)
Taste: I taste mostly lemongrass with a hint of pineapple/mango on the finish. I brewed this weak and strong… tastes a little richer and full bodied on the second steep of the same leaves.

I don’t know how another reviewer got purple… that’s interesting. I’d say this is more of a lemongrass flavor and every thing else is a subtle hint. Middle of the road for me. I’ll most likely not buy this again, but was fun to taste.

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This is one of my favorite all-time teas. While steeping, its full-bodied aroma will fill the air with deep aromatic spices and the taste is simply…sensual. This tea tastes even better when transformed into a latte. This is one of my favorite drinks to make.

205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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