Review: Lipton White Tea with Island Mango and Peach Flavors

Overall Rating:

Taste: 2.5 of 5 leaves: This tea is just ok
Steepability: 5 of 5 — this tea is easy to make!

Abby says:

Temperature: Below boiling
Steeped: 3.5 minutes
Served: Nothing added

While this tea is steeping the smell of peach is quite strong. So strong infact that images of peach flavored Dum-Dums popped into mind. The taste however, is much less artoficial, thank goodness. While sipping this I could tease out both the mango and peach flavors, but the peach was much stronger for me. The white tea comes out at the end, almost as an after taste. Though touted as a white tea, greaen tea is listed in the ingredients as well some other things: White tea, green tea, orange leaves, rose hips, lemon grass, licorice root, modified corn starch, natural flavor. To be honest, I was not thrilled to see modified corn starch listed. Because of that addition, it is unlikely that I would choose this tea again. Though in a pinch for tea, the flaovr is good and I always like a white tea!

This tea would be great for anyone looking for a strong fruit flavored tea who doesn’t mind the additive. I drank this tea hot, but i’m sure it would make a nice iced tea as well. The pyramid tea bag, makes for easy steeping and portability.

Taste: 2.5 of 5 leaves: This tea is just ok.
Steepability: 5 of 5 — this tea is easy to make!

Katie says:

Temperature: Just below boiling
Steeped: 3.5 minutes
Served: Nothing added

I’m going to admit that I bought this tea because of the packaging. The box had unique shape and lid and the photograph of the pyramid bag with yummy looking fruit really drew me in. Upon opening it, I thought, well done! The little tea pyramids looked inviting and I could smell some nice hits of orange and peach from inside the box. I was excited to try it!

As my tea was steeping I started to smell less orange and mostly peach, but I was still excited. I’ve had peachy white teas before the I remember enjoying so surely this would be the same. Unfortunately, it was not. Don’t get me wrong, this isn’t a bad tea, but it is also nothing special. It is a very average white tea taste, but the peach flavor takes over and I can’t taste the mango, orange, or lemongrass that are mentioned on the packaging. I just taste white peach.

Luckily for you readers, while I’m a sucker for packaging, I have Abby who pays attention to all of the important details like if teas are organic and the specific ingredients. Modified corn starch? I’m not sure what that is doing in tea, but I’ll stick to teas with more traditional ingredients! Good catch Abby!

Taste: 2 of 5 leaves: This tea is just ok
Steepability: 5 of 5 — this tea is easy to make!

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2 responses to “Review: Lipton White Tea with Island Mango and Peach Flavors

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