Frozen Raspberry

Tea type
Herbal Tea
Ingredients
Apple, Beet Root, Carrot, Hibiscus Blossoms, Natural And Artificial Flavouring, Raisins, Raspberry, Sugar
Flavors
Raspberry, Apple, Black Currant, Yogurt, Cream, Metallic, Fruity, Fruit Punch, Sweet, Sour, Carrot, Tangy, Tart, Sugar
Sold in
Loose Leaf, Sachet
Caffeine
Caffeine Free
Certification
Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by Perry Papadopoulos
Average preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 6 min, 30 sec 10 g 14 oz / 405 ml

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We’re just gonna go ahead and say it – we’re total raspberry addicts. Seriously, how can anyone resist these deliciously tempting berries? They’re sweet, fruity and bursting with summer freshness. We all know raspberries taste great straight up. But have you tried them as an iced tea? Gamechanger. We kicked this blend up a notch with a creamy swirl of yogurt. The result? An icy treat that tastes just like a raspberry fro-yo. We won’t judge if you go back for seconds.

Ingredients: Apple (apple, citric acid), sugar, raisins, hibiscus blossom s, carrot, yogurt pieces (yogurt powder, sugar, maltodextrin, modified starch, citric acid), beetroot, raspberry, natural and artificial raspberry and strawberry-cream flavouring.

Price per 50g: $7.98

About DAVIDsTEA View company

DavidsTea is a Canadian specialty tea and tea accessory retailer based in Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest Canadian-based specialty tea boutique in the country, with its first store having opened in 2008.

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#tiffanys2021sipdown Tea #112 overall / Tea #28 for March / #drinkwhatyouown February 12/25

Wednesday 3/24/21 — DT Frozen Raspberry. Pitcher pack time! And trying to get through my January/February DIY advent calendar (aka #drinkwhatyouown).. I need to work on March too but they are all green teas and today is day 11 in a row and my only day off for all of last week and all of this week is tomorrow Thurs so I’ll do a few green teas + work on my Steepster Sipdown Mad(ness) bracket. I generally drink cold-brew pitchers of tea (flavored and traditional) and hot lattes. Occasionally a hot cuppa, a drink out (like from a cafe / Starbucks / store bottled kombucha / etc), but I’m not really a sweetener kind of person. I’ve always been a Frozen Raspberry fan but as I was sipping a bunch last night with a spicy dinner my boyfriend made, I was really struck with how SWEET this tea is. I wonder if I’d still enjoy this tea if there wasn’t as much sugar in it? The DT Raspberry Cream Pie is tooooo sweet for me, this one is okay, maybe I could find something to mix it with, so the sweetness isn’t as strong for me?

#tiffanydrinkstea #tiffanys2021 #tiffanysfaves #tiffanyinthe614 #tiffanysteasipdown #sipdownchallenge

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I used this as iced tea over the summer and loved it. At the end of summer, I was runningout of tea so I made another David’s order knowing tjat I wouldn’t use up the fruity teaa before Fall. I’m trying to use up some tea and make cabinet space so I started drinking some fruity teas before bed. This taste pretty good hot as well. Fruity but warm and comforting too.

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Not sure what possessed me to try a cold steep of this on a cold day, but here we are.

The dry tea in the bag smelled super strong and my nose was not pleased. It’s not one that I could just smell in the bag and enjoy the scent of. Fortunately, the smell during and after steeping was much more pleasant and doesn’t overwhelm the senses to the point of almost gagging.

As for preparation, steeped 0.75 tsp of this tea cold in my 12 oz cup in the fridge for 90 minutes and now have a tasty pinkish red drink. Very reminiscent of a raspberry freezie or snowcone while cold, though less sweet than a freezie and slighly tart—like very slightly. Plenty sweet enough to drink on its own, but leaves a lingering artificial flavour. Refreshing is a good way to describe this drink.

Also worth mentioning: I took a peek after around 1 hour of cold steeping and noticed the yogurt pieces weren’t quite dissolved, so I dipped the infuser basket a few times to break up the pieces and put it back into the fridge for the extra 30 minutes. Seems to have done the trick. Not really sure if I taste the yogurt or not though.

Cup count (12 oz) from the 27g pitcher pack: 1 (Lots more to play around with)

Would I buy this one again? Maybe, still want to try it hot too, but I do prefer this to their Just Peachy flavour I tried yesterday.

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 12 OZ / 354 ML

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A very good, flavorful tea. It all-around does exactly what it strives to.

Flavors: Raspberry

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 8 min or more 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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4943 tasting notes

Had this as a free tea on International Women’s Day! It was really delicious, even though I had it hot. They seem to have struck the perfect balance between sweet, tart, and raspberry; I assume there’s hibiscus in here but it’s the perfect amount. Really tasty. I hope I have a bit of this hanging around somewhere.

Mastress Alita

Mmm, I love hibi teas. Sweet, tart, and raspberry sounds really nice.

Rachel

Hibiscus? Not for me! lol ;)

Sil

mmm hibby is tasty when balaned with other things

Mastress Alita

I’m that one weirdo that can drink it plain. I’m on total tea hiatus right now, but when I’m not, I run the Hibiscus Rescue Habitat on here, because I typically just see review after review on Steepster wailing on how awful a tea is because of the hibi, and I’m like, “I can give your hibi the happy home it deserves…”

Roswell Strange

I used to hate hibiscus MUCH MORE than I do now. My only frustration, now, is the amount of blends it’s in – and the fact that most tea blenders overwhelm their blends with it, ruining what would have been a good tea if the hibiscus had only been removed or added in a small level; it’s a strong flavour that can easily drown out other notes :/

Tldr; hibiscus is ok in moderation or when it is actually used in a blend with purpose/intention in terms of flavor contribution – when it’s just there to make the tea look pretty/as filler it ruins otherwise nice blends.

Rachel

Well, it’s not that I don’t like hibiscus. I like the smell of this flower. It’s just too much acidic for me and I have a real reaction: my throat goes on fire as soon as I drink! It’s not funny… lol

Mastress Alita

I’ve recently noticed I have that acidic reaction to coffee, which I used to have no problems drinking. No issues with hibi, though… I wonder what the difference is? But I definitely understand what you are saying from a GI standpoint, I have a very sensitive tummy these days.

Nattie

Yay free tea!

Kittenna

DT in particular has released a couple blends that use hibiscus very effectively. But when you get stupid teas like pina colada with hibiscus, it’s like… really??? I love acidity very much, but it doesn’t have a place in many of the teas its included in.

Evol Ving Ness

I am another hibiscus fan, but tend to prefer it straight or close to straight rather than when it is muddled up with things that don’t coexist nicely with it.

Roswell Strange

@Kittenna – yup, I would MUCH prefer something like acidified apple in a Pina Colada blend (if the blender feels like they NEED acidity) over hibiscus.

Another complaint is that it makes teas unlatte-able, many of which would be ok to latte if it wasn’t included.

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I absolutely love this one. The smell on it’s own is intoxicating enough. Smells exactly like a fresh raspberry bush. It’s tart and fruity, but somehow the yogurt pieces are giving it a nice creaminess. Can’t wait to try this cold.

Flavors: Apple, Black Currant, Raspberry, Yogurt

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more 2 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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Okay, I don’t know if I can go back to raspberry mojito after trying this one. The raspberry flavor is similar, but this one lacks the kind of strange aftertaste the other has. Instead, the lingering flavor of this one is creaminess, as if I were eating sugar-dusted frozen raspberries. I thoroughly enjoyed this one and wish I had more than just my one ounce tin!

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AMAZING! I was not a fan of the scent, it seemed too strong and in-your-face, but the taste is just out of this world! It’s excellent hot and cold, in fact I’d recommend the first cup steeped around a minute, consume hot, and then make a second cup (steep for closer to the recommended 5 minutes) and add ice. Bliss!

Flavors: Cream, Raspberry

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 1 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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This and Peaches & Cream by Sloane Tea are the two teas my sister owns. Compared to my 320something. DAVIDsTEA won her over on this one with their tea lemonade recipe. Alas, she was prediabetic and now being pregnant, she has been told to be extra careful of her sugars. So, when I made her this tea, I told her we were sharing the 16 oz to limit her lemonade intake.

It does make for a nice raspberry lemonade flavor. Sometimes a touch too sweet given the added sugar but that’s why it pairs nicely with lemonade. This is not something I need to own but a cup every now and then is pleasant.

ashmanra

I don’t know if your sister will like it, but a niece with gestational diabetes fell in love with Harney’s Hot Cinnamon Spice because it tastes so sweet even though there is no sugar! She could even ice it.

VariaTEA

Thanks for the suggestion. She is more into the fruity teas when I can get her to try them so I just force her to share.

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Kinda funny that everyone seems to be like NOPE to this one and it’s the one i think i enjoyed the most out of the few samples i picked up. This is much more how i wanted that raspberry cream pie mess thing that DT put out a while back to taste like. I still don’t need more in my cupboard but it was nice to be able to drink something a little fresh and fruity today given how BLAH my cupboard has been lately. lol it’s maybe a little artificial, but i’m also used to that in “raspberry” flavour. but this has got a nice bite while still being something that i can get behind.

Evol Ving Ness

My review about it yesterday was favourable though (even though the previous two tries were nope). So the thing has potential. Also, Ms. Strange is a fan if I recall correctly.

Roswell Strange

It’s a guilty pleasure of mine; I don’t like the general idea of the sugar being pre-added but I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t thoroughly enjoy each cup of it I’ve had… I think the Frozen Raspberry Lemonade we’re doing as a specialty drink right now is a really nice twist on it, too.

Sil

ooh i should do that…brew this up in some lemonade

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