Limeade Twist Herbal Tea

Tea type
Fruit Herbal Blend
Ingredients
Candied Pinapple, Lemon Pieces, Lime, Natural Flavours, Orange, Orange Peels, Orange Pieces, Pineapple Piece, Rose Hips, Vitamin C
Flavors
Lime, Pineapple, Citrusy, Lemon, Bitter, Citrus, Citrus Zest, Grapefruit, Tart, Sour, Candy, Sweet, Pleasantly Sour
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Caffeine Free
Certification
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Edit tea info Last updated by Shae
Average preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 15 sec 11 oz / 325 ml

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  • “Brews up deliciously! I used a lot… maybe 4tsp / 10oz. Does NOT brew sour, it’s actually quite sweet like lemonade but with lime, obviously. Unfortunately because it’s so heavy it ends up being...” Read full tasting note
    86
  • “I really enjoy making iced tea with this. As a person who began drinking tea to help kick a soda habit, I like that I can have something so resembling a sugary drink while only sweetening it a...” Read full tasting note
    81
  • “Just got this tea in the mail the other day. Ordered it because it was the end of year sale and cheap. It also sounded good when I read the reviews and description, but I can not say that I like...” Read full tasting note
    21
  • “My husband told me this morning that this has become one of his favorite teas. He said that it’s the closest thing to key lime pie that he’s tried yet. His favorite dessert. I’ve actually been...” Read full tasting note
    12

From Teavana

Bright burst of citrus lime, pineapple, pomelo, tangerine and orange with an effervescent finish

Cool down and chill out with our limeade-inspired herbal tea for taming the heat on sizzling summer days. Tangy lime and lemon, succulent slices of orange, juicy grapefruit, crisp pomelo and sweet tangerine get a tropical pineapple twist in this cooling wave of citrus refreshment.

Ingredients: Candied pineapple pieces (pineapple, sugar, citric acid), orange peels, rosehip peels, orange slices, lime pieces, natural flavoring, pineapple chips, lemon slices, lemon pieces (lemon juice concentrate, lemon cells), orange juice pieces, ascorbic acid (vitamin C)

How To Steep
3 Perfectea Scoops – Scoop loose leaf tea into infuser.
205°F – Heat fresh (preferably filtered) water.
8 fl oz – Pour water over sachet in cup.
5 min – Stay close to this steep time for optimal flavor.
1 steep

Blends Well With
Jasmine Silver Needle White Tea
Cucumber Melon Cooler Green Tea
Raspberry Balsamico Herbal Tea

http://www.teavana.com/us/en/tea/herbal-tea/limeade-twist-herbal-tea-32111.html?navid=herbal-tea&start=1

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13 Tasting Notes

86
41 tasting notes

Brews up deliciously! I used a lot… maybe 4tsp / 10oz.
Does NOT brew sour, it’s actually quite sweet like lemonade but with lime, obviously.

Unfortunately because it’s so heavy it ends up being quite expensive…

Flavors: Lime, Pineapple

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 45 sec 4 tsp 10 OZ / 295 ML

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627 tasting notes

I really enjoy making iced tea with this. As a person who began drinking tea to help kick a soda habit, I like that I can have something so resembling a sugary drink while only sweetening it a little. I do recommend some sweetener, or all the citrus rinds will be very bitter.

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Just got this tea in the mail the other day. Ordered it because it was the end of year sale and cheap. It also sounded good when I read the reviews and description, but I can not say that I like it, yet I keep drinking it. This tea might be good if you had a cold but I doubt it. I would not recommend this tea to anyone.

The tea itself is hard to describe. It is citrusy lemon or lime flavored. The only good thing about this tea is that it does not leave a horrible after taste in my mouth.

Flavors: Citrusy, Lemon, Lime

Preparation
1 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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My husband told me this morning that this has become one of his favorite teas. He said that it’s the closest thing to key lime pie that he’s tried yet. His favorite dessert. I’ve actually been putting off tasting it, I think because I really can’t wrap my head around hot limeade.

The aroma is all citrus, of course. There are bits of citrus peel in the mix and maybe some dried apple too. After steeping, all but the citrus peel has turned to mush. The liquid itself is cloudy with pulp. It smells very tart.

The taste itself is tart and bitter all at once. It’s very strong and is reminiscent of chewing on a piece of lime zest. It does kind of have a grapefruit flavor to it as well though I’m not sure if there is actually grapefruit in this blend.

I’m seriously thinking about tossing the rest of this. The only reason I haven’t yet is because I know my husband loves it and spared this precious sample knowing that the bag was already so near empty. I certainly don’t want to waste one of his favorites.

Flavors: Bitter, Citrus, Citrus Zest, Grapefruit, Tart

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 6 OZ / 177 ML

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14 tasting notes

I’ve been loving citrus teas and cold-steeping. The sales clerk at Teavana assured me this was an aaaamazing ice tea. I did a shot of boiling water and then added cold water and let it steep in the fridge for 2 days.

Dry – Lots of large chunks, smells amazing, citrus and sweet.

Steeped – Very cloudy golden color.

Taste – It has a light sweetness but also bitter rind and all I can taste is the grapefruit. The aftertaste leaves an acidic tart bite in the back of my throat.

I didn’t really enjoy this. I think the grapefruit really turns me off. I think I will try it again, cold but with sweetener added.

Flavors: Bitter, Citrus Zest, Grapefruit, Lime, Sour, Tart

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 2 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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2219 tasting notes

I think I like this one more than the Raspberry Balsamico, but I’m having them blended again. 1 tbsp each tea in my big teapot (eee!), steeped 4 minutes. I added 1 tsp honey.

Whatever I don’t drink tonight will go in the fridge for tomorrow!

This is nice and limey. Some raspberry. Some sweetish taste that could be the balsamic. The blend is good, but the lime on its own is better. Too bad it’s a heavier, and thus more expensive, tea. If it’s even available anymore…

OMGsrsly

Whoops, I drank the whole pot.

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Tried this at a friend’s house last weekend – and didn’t like it one bit. The first few sips weren’t too bad. A strong lime flavor, very puckery, and way too sweet. It reminded me of candy, a liquid version of Sour Patch Kids or Smarties. Then as the tea cooled down and I drank further down into the cup… UGH. The lime aftertaste was so powerful in the back of my throat that I needed to drink something else to get rid of the taste. Will not be having this again, not even iced.

Flavors: Candy, Citrus, Lime, Sour, Sweet, Tart

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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516 tasting notes

This was an enjoyable iced tea; I definitely wouldn’t recommend drinking it hot! Sweetened, it’s just like drinking limeade. Unsweetened, it’s a very refreshing summer tea. It brews up to a nice pale green color and has a strong (but not too tart) lime flavor with a pleasant hint of pineapple.

Flavors: Lime, Pineapple, Pleasantly Sour, Tart

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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37 tasting notes

This blend just may have converted my hubby to drinking iced teas all summer (he’s really not a tea drinker)! I haven’t had it hot yet, but as an iced infusion, it is so tasteful and refreshing! It is full-bodied, but not too tart for me. I have been making it with only one tsp of sugar (per 16 oz) which seems perfect for us. I served it at a BBQ we hosted, to other non-tea-drinkers, and it was a huge hit! Seems to be great for everyone and the Lime is a nice change from the ever-popular lemon blends.

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43 tasting notes

Very good tea with a nice citrus note and a hint of sweetness. Best cold with no sugar.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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