teapigs – Iced Tea – don’t mind if I do

I’m a fan of real tea, I can’t say I’ve ever been that fussed to try Iced Tea – but teapigs thought I was missing out on something and sent me some different teas to try to change my opinion.

teapigsWho are teapigs?  The company was established in 2006 by a couple who were already working within the tea industry.  Their motto …

We believe in something pure and simple – no airs, no graces, just fine tea.

They use whole leaf tea, whole leaf herbs and whole leaf flowers to provide us with the best quality tea drinking experience.  Ok, so that sounds interesting, right?

www.over40andamumtoone.wordpress.com teapigs
www.over40andamumtoone.wordpress.com teapigs

Today seemed like the perfect day to try my first ever Iced Tea as the weather has been so lovely and I needed a change from my normal cup of tea.

I decided to try a Super Fruit Iced Tea – I liked the sound of the mixture of hibiscus, elderberries, currants, blackcurrants, cranberries and blueberries.

www.over40andamumtoone.wordpress.com Superfruit
www.over40andamumtoone.wordpress.com Superfruit

The first thing you notice is that teapigs use ‘tea temples‘ – a bio-degradable mesh bag.  The Tea Temples are also larger than your normal teabag so allow the full leaves to really infuse, giving us more flavour.

I popped my Super Fruits tea temple in a glass and covered with boiling water, and left to infuse for just over 3 minutes, I then topped up with cold water and added some of my reusable ice cubes. My Super Fruits Iced Tea was just calling out for some strawberries to go with it!  Who was I to refuse?

www.over40andamumtoone.wordpress.com Super Fruit Iced Tea
www.over40andamumtoone.wordpress.com Super Fruit Iced Tea

The verdict:  I was actually pleasantly surprised.  I don’t like ‘squash’, but I really enjoyed this drink, it was very refreshing on a hot day in June, and the good news is that each glass is less than 3 calories 🙂

Next to try will be Iced Green Tea with mint with cucumber and lemon ……

Have I tempted you yet?  Well how about a great 15% discount* off your first order using the code BLOGGERS12 at teapigs.

(*enter code at checkout. discount does not apply to 80g matcha tins or gifts and cheeky deals as these are already discounted)

If you’d like to keep up to date with the news from teapigs, then you can join their newsletter – it’s free and easy to do, just a couple of clicks from the home page of their website

disclaimer:  we were sent the tea shown for the purpose of review, my opinions however remain my own honest opinions

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