Raspberry Flavored Tea Anyone? #Tealightful

Raspberry flavors have always been my favorite, from the elementary school era blue manufactured kind of Jolly Ranchers to picking them straight from the vine in a rural southern town. Needless to say, my expectations for this tea were pretty high.

And what can I say? They were MET!

This tea seems unassuming in that it’s just a plain black base and the raspberry flavoring (and a few freeze-dried raspberries thrown in more for aesthetics) but wow, this is a solid blend. The assam is middle-of-the-road in terms of astringency and the raspberry is sweet, sour, and perfectly flavorful all at once. I had a bad experience with a berry-flavored tea a few months ago, so I did not think something like Fruity Raspberry would be my new go-to.

Alas, I blew through 4 ounces very quickly.

My default was to brew 1tsp/8oz for 3 minutes in boiled water. I added a touch of honey and it was on point! This also would be an incredible iced tea for the sweltering months up ahead.

Here’s the scoop!

Leaf Type:  Black Tea
Where to Buy: Tealightful

Try this stunning dessert tea with a dash of milk and Amaretto Honey Stix. It’s a fresh and fruity blend of certified organic black tea, luscious freeze-dried raspberries, and natural organic compliant raspberry flavor.

Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!



KoalaTea, aka Nikki, hails from the South where she grew up drinking sweet iced tea to endure the blazing hot summers. That all changed when she studied abroad in Europe and fell into the habit of drinking hot tea daily. She began drinking more and more tea upon her return to the US, and an obsession was born! Among other things, KoalaTea is a mother to her little one year old Koala Bear and wife to a handsome closet tea drinker and LEO. She is a mental health counselor by trade and spends her days working with some of the most incredible individuals in the world.

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