Well, this is it, everyone! The last day of the 12 Iced Teas of Christmas. And I really love the tea that was especially created for today!
Candy Cane Iced Tea
Leaf Type: Black
Where to Buy: 52Teas
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This is the tea that we’ve been waiting for … the newest tea to the Southern Boy Teas lineup. And I do hope that Frank (of 52Teas/Southern Boy Teas) does decide to keep this Candy Cane iced tea in his Southern Boy Teas collection because it’s so good!
It’s got a crisp, cool mint taste to it with just a hint of sweet vanilla-y flavor. These flavors are balanced with the rich tasting black tea. I like that the mint is strong and minty but it isn’t taking over. It’s a strong mint flavor but it doesn’t taste like someone added mouthwash to my glass of iced tea.
The creamy undertones add just enough sweetness to make this taste like a candy cane without making it come off as too sweet. While one doesn’t usually associate iced tea with Christmastime … this glass of iced tea does indeed taste like Christmas! It makes me think of the day after Christmas, when it’s alright to start taking the candy canes off the tree and enjoying them.
Just the right amount of all the components to create a really refreshing glass of iced tea that I’d be happy to enjoy year ’round!
Well, that’s it … that’s the end of this year’s 12 Iced Teas of Christmas from Southern Boy Teas. I had fun with this countdown, I hope you did too.
Anne started her journey with tea as a casual drinker and became more serious about her tea drinking when she realized that she couldn't drink coffee. Shortly thereafter, she started becoming obsessed with the beverage and she started creating small-batch, artisan blends of tea that she sold online as LiberTEAS. After a few years, she realized she wasn't cut out to be the sole proprietor of a business so she closed LiberTEAS and started reviewing teas online. She met Jennifer through another blog that they both reviewed for and they decided to start their own review blog. This review blog!
Throughout her journey as a tea reviewer, she discovered 52Teas and became enamored with the idea of creating a new tea every week. When the founder of 52Teas decided he wanted to move on, he offered the business to Anne but knowing that she wasn't cut out to be a sole proprietor, she instead offered the company to her oldest daughter who employs her as the Mad Tea Artist for 52Teas!