Mint Watermelon Flavored Black Tea

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Black Tea, Licorice, Natural Flavours, Orange Peels, Peppermint, Spearmint, Watermelon
Flavors
Melon, Mint
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Edit tea info Last updated by LuckyMe
Average preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 6 min, 0 sec 37 oz / 1096 ml

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  • “A tea bag I have received from derk – thanks a lot for all I have received. Now I am really having lots of tea. No more tea for me, need to drink my stash down a bit. Thank you Izzy too, for...” Read full tasting note
    75
  • “It’s hard not to associate the taste of watermelon-flavoring with candy, and the smell of it with like, scented bath products. To be fair, I’m not the biggest fan of flavorings a lot of the time. I...” Read full tasting note
  • “Bought a tin of this finally after reading LuckyMe’s review and made a half gallon cold-brewed for the house. 8 sachets overnight in the fridge made a damn fine refreshing tea that is...” Read full tasting note
    80
  • “Tried a sample of this at TJ’s the other day and was really impressed by it. The mint and watermelon taste natural and well balanced with the black tea base. I had it iced and unsweetened and...” Read full tasting note
    94

From Trader Joe's

If tea isn’t your first beverage choice during warmer months, let us convince you otherwise. Because watermelon is the epitome of summer days, Trader Joe’s Mint Watermelon Flavored Black Tea is truly a tea of summertime. Black tea from Indonesia, spearmint from the Pacific Northwest, natural flavors and dried watermelon: a supreme combination of flavors perfect for an early-morning mug or a refreshing afternoon iced tea.

Like a cool breeze on a warm summer’s night, there are few things as refreshing as a bite of cool, crisp watermelon. Last spring, our Buyers set out to pay homage to this seasonal favorite in the form of an easy-to-brew tea blend. Triumphantly, they returned with Trader Joe’s Mint Watermelon Flavored Black Tea.

Back again for a limited time, Trader Joe’s Mint Watermelon Flavored Black Tea is a harmonious blend of tea, herbs, & natural flavors, including black tea grown in Java, Indonesia; spearmint grown in the U.S. Pacific Northwest; plus orange peel, licorice, and – our personal favorite – bits of dried watermelon. The result is pure, spring-n’-summer magic: notes of invigorating mint, sweet watermelon, and earthy spice, all intermingling in one thoroughly thirst-quenching Tea.

What better way to celebrate a sunny, spring morning than with a hot cup of Trader Joe’s Mint Watermelon Flavored Black Tea? How better to kick off a summer picnic than with a nice, cool glass of it? With Mint Watermelon Tea, you get a little bit of sunshine in every sip.

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A tea bag I have received from derk – thanks a lot for all I have received. Now I am really having lots of tea. No more tea for me, need to drink my stash down a bit. Thank you Izzy too, for envelope from you.

I prepared this tea traditional – hot water, one bag per cuppa. I wanted something simple, not really in mood for doing gong-fu. I steeped it for maybe four minutes, while fresh melon aroma comes out.

It has got typical, bronze, colour, with aroma of melon (naturally) with little refreshing mint notes.

In taste… it is cold now, meh… nice watermelon, maybe bit more watermelon seeds with refreshing mint note. Black tea base is not present at all.
Not bad, though.

Flavors: Melon, Mint

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 10 OZ / 300 ML
derk

You’re welcome. Did that chocolate-dipped candied orange survive? Bad time of year to send it :P

Martin Bednář

Derk – the orange looks fine. I just need to pick up a tea to drink it with.

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It’s hard not to associate the taste of watermelon-flavoring with candy, and the smell of it with like, scented bath products. To be fair, I’m not the biggest fan of flavorings a lot of the time. I also haven’t tried it iced—I could see that working better. Maybe if the black tea was stronger, I’d enjoy it more, but the watermelon just smells and tastes overpowering.

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Bought a tin of this finally after reading LuckyMe’s review and made a half gallon cold-brewed for the house. 8 sachets overnight in the fridge made a damn fine refreshing tea that is well-balanced with black tea base, mints (mostly spearmint) and natural watermelon taste. Couldn’t discern the orange peel nor the licorice, meaning the tea doesn’t leave a sickly sweet flavor in the mouth. I suppose the licorice is there to add some thickness to the body. The only thing that gets me is the sweet watermelon candy aroma. It doesn’t quite match the watermelon flavor. But I know some people will love that!

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 64 OZ / 1892 ML
gmathis

Sounds delicious! Wish we had had a TJ’s nearby!

LuckyMe

Glad you liked this one too. Reminds me that I need to pick up a tin of this next time I’m at TJ’s.

derk

gmathis: I can post you some sachets in an envelope for the low cost of one stamp. Then if you like it, you can get somebody near you and a Trader Joe’s to fetch you a tin.

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Tried a sample of this at TJ’s the other day and was really impressed by it. The mint and watermelon taste natural and well balanced with the black tea base. I had it iced and unsweetened and could totally see myself sipping this during the summer months. Reminded me of one of my favorite summer salads: watermelon, mint, and feta…yum!

ashmanra

Deffo will look for this next time I am near a Trader Joe’s!

derk

Yeah, I will, too. That watermelon salad is also one of my favorites. I have distinct memory of those smells in my Yia-yia’s kitchen when I was little. If you have a Costco membership, they sell an excellent feta called Dodoni.

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