Kiwi Strawberry Energy from Urbal Tea. . . .

This tea was deliciously sweet-tart!

Far more sweet than tart, but the little extra zip that kiwi provides was certainly present. The hibiscus can be detected in the tang as well. It was also full of lots of other herbs I didn’t taste. And some I’ve never heard of before. If you like to know what you consume, this may be a good educational opportunity for you!

The tea is advertised as an “invigorating alternative to…. caffeine”. Not being at all susceptible to caffeine, I can’t say I felt susceptible to this tea’s energy claims either. However, it certainly wasn’t a sleepy time tea, as the tartness alone is stimulating. Which brings me to another observation. The instructions are to brew the tea and serve hot. It was pleasant warm. But it was stellar as an iced tea!

I would get this tea to have on hand to make bottles of iced tea, ready to go on a hot summer day. It would be perfectly refreshing and thirst quenching on the beach or for a sunny summer picnic. I loved that the tea has a blend of actual fruit pieces, instead of relying on flavorings, and the added herbs are minimally detectable, and probably beneficial. I’ll definitely stock up on this tea for the upcoming summer!


Here’s the scoop!

Leaf Type:  Herbal
Where to Buy:  Urbal Tea
Description

Enjoy this invigorating alternative to coffee, soda or energy drinks without any caffeine.  A burst of strawberry and kiwi combined with the vitality and stimulating properties of mate, gynostemma, eleuthero and more.

Contains: Nettle leaf, Yerba Mate, Green Mate, Eleuthero, Rosemary, Ginkgo leaf, Alfalfa leaf, Gotu Kola, Gynostemma, Oatstraw, Apple pieces, Dried Strawberry and Kiwi pieces, Hibiscus, Rosehip, Natural flavors

Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!

Alacritea

Alacritea

Kristina has found life is best handled with chocolate in one hand, tea in the other, and a warm fuzzy creature nearby. She lives where it is ridiculously cold most of the year (Minnesnowta), and survives by having a hot cup of tea ready for defense. When it does warm up, ice tea keeps things from getting too out of hand! Herbal, blended and green teas are usually considered her favorite, but she is wildly adventurous, so has a rather eclectic cupboard of resources. Her most recent discovery of enjoyment in the tea realm is smokey flavored teas.
Besides admiring her tea collection and daily angsting over which to drink, she manages a menagerie of creatures, her "magical unicorn hair", and getting into trouble in the great outdoors. When trouble cannot be found, she consoles herself with a book and a cup of tea!
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