Green Tea Review: Lipton Green Tea Superfruit White Mangosteen and Peach

Lipton Green Tea Superfruit

Company/Brand Name: Lipton

Name: Green Tea Superfruit White Mangosteen and Peach

Category: Green Tea, Flavored

Form: Tea Bag (Paper)

Origin of the Leaf: Unknown

The Leaves: Not applicable because the leaves are finely ground and hidden inside the typical tea bag exterior

Additions: Natural Flavor, Soy Lecithin, Sunflower Lecithin, Peach Juice Solids, Concentrated Mangosteen Juice

Flavor: A sweet-fruity tea, with just a touch of bitter, vegetal taste

Overall: I have to admit, that I haven’t had the best taste experiences when it comes to Lipton tea. But, when a friend told me how much she liked this tea and gave me a sample, I thought what the heck; I’ll give it a try.

I was pleasantly surprised. I actually liked the flavor of this green tea, especially when it is iced, and ended up purchasing a box for myself.

Tea Review:

Lipton Green Tea Superfruit Iced

As the tea brewed, it filled my kitchen with a fruity-sweet bouquet; this increased my expectation for a positive taste encounter.

I was not disappointed; the first sip is flavorful and sweet. I found the fruitiness to be slightly “fakey” tasting, but not so much as to ruin the overall flavor.

I wasn’t able to discern the flavors of mangosteen or peach in my cup.

Of course, I’ve never tried a mangosteen fruit, so I have nothing to compare it to. However, I do know what peach tastes like. Occasionally, a somewhat peachy flavor did make an appearance, but it was quite elusive and certainly not a strong contender in my brew.

Then, to round out the cup, there is a hint of vegetal, or “green tea” taste, which at times even takes on a slight maltiness.

Packaging:

Lipton Green Tea Superfruit Packaging

The Lipton Green Tea Superfruit comes in a colorful rectangular box which contains 20 tea bags. Each tea bag is individually wrapped in a paper envelope.

Preparation Tips:

The package directions say to: “Bring cold water to a boil and pour over tea bag. Brew 1 to 1 ½ minutes or to desired strength.” However, I found that if I let the water cool to about 170 to 180F and then steep the tea bag for about 2 minutes, I had a better tasting brew.

Additional Notes:

Iced Tea – When I sampled this tea over ice, it took on a very pleasing malty taste, like beer. I quite enjoyed the Green Tea Superfruit White Mangosteen and Peach chilled much more so than when drinking it hot.

I Want This Tea!

If you’d like to purchase this tea from Amazon.com just click the link below. Enjoy!

Green Tea Superfruit White Mangosteen and Peach

Vendor Provided Sample: No

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Photo Credit: A Girl With Tea

This is “a girl with tea” signing off once again.

Remember to live, laugh, love and drink plenty of tea.

 

4 comments on “Green Tea Review: Lipton Green Tea Superfruit White Mangosteen and Peach

  1. Mayetta Wilson May 7, 2013 7:43 AM

    I love the taste of green tea super fruit. I do not drink it for weight loss – I am interested in cutting caffeine in any way. I have searched online to find the levels of caffeine in green tea, green teas super fruit, green teas herbal, but have not been abel to get direct answers. Could I please have these?
    Thank you,
    Mayetta Wilson

  2. Laura Wilkinson May 16, 2012 10:12 AM

    hello!!
    I believe amazon.com does not ship to canada
    this product is now discontinued where I live and I was hoping you know if theres ANYWAY I can order this to canada. Its my ALL TIME FAVORITE tea, and I miss it soooo much

    hope to hear from you!!! 🙂 thank you so much,
    Laura !!

  3. Tiffany Richard March 15, 2011 7:59 AM

    I have started drinking this tea because I started a new diet and wanted something other than water. I have been drinking it hot. I just heat the water let the bag sit in the cup for a minute or so and add 2 packets of splenda. This is my first experience with any form of green tea and I think I like it. I am interested in tring it cold.

    • a girl with tea March 17, 2011 6:19 PM

      Hi Tiffany, Thank you for your comment! It’s great to read that your first green tea experience was a positive one. Being new to green tea myself, I’ve found flavored green teas to be a nice introduction. Also, you might like to try jasmine green tea for an exotic and sweet tasting experience.

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