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Rooibos Tropica® Rooibos Tea

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Strawberry, peach, and citrus infusion with floral undertones
A 'who's who' of tropical splendor, soft Caribbean breezes inspire this fragrant red and green rooibos blend, conjuring up a paradise of peach pieces, strawberry bits and rhubarb. Smooth out the sails of your voyage with a perfect match of silky rosebuds and soft marigold petals. A favorite since Teavana's tea journey began.
Strawberry, peach, and citrus infusion with floral undertones
Caffeine-Free
1-15 mg
16-25 mg
26-39 mg
40+MG
Green rooibos, orange peels, rooibos, candied papaya pieces (papaya, sugar, citric acid), peach pieces (peaches, rice flour), natural flavor, strawberry pieces, rosebuds, rose petals, rhubarb pieces, marigold petals.
How To Steep
1.5 scoops*
Scoop loose-leaf tea into infuser.
*Perfectea® Scoop
205°F
Heat fresh (preferably filtered) water.
8 fl oz
Pour water over tea.
5 min
Stay close to this steep time for optimal flavor.
1 steep
Use fresh leaves each time you brew.
Blends Well With

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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TeavanaRooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea
 
4.3

(based on 126 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (76)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fresh (73)
  • Great aroma (69)
  • Soothing (59)
  • Unique flavor profile (53)
  • High quality (52)

Cons

  • Weak (16)
  • Flat (6)
  • Artificial taste (3)
  • Bitter (3)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (83)
  • Afternoon (25)
  • Evening (23)
  • Morning (18)
  • Dessert tea (14)
    • Tea Body:
    • Medium (63), Lightweight (33), Full (14)
    • Tea Finish:
    • Smooth (47), Too short (18), Long (7)
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Fruity (114), Citrusy (53), Vegetal (6), Spicy (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tea enthusiast (92), Health conscious (54), High-end shopper (24), Occasional tea drinker (12), Health nut (10)

Reviewed by 126 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Bring it back!!!

By Hula Hoop

from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Health Conscious, High-End Shopper, Tea Enthusiast

Pros

  • Aromatic
  • Fresh
  • High Quality
  • Smooth Body
  • Unique Flavor Profile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

    This is my FAVORITE tea from Teavana. I really hope they bring this flavor back, as it is literally the only one I care to drink from Teavana. LOVE the rose buds and flavor profile SOOOO MUCH!!! Could drink it in place of anything. Please bring back this tea!!!

    • Tea Body:
    • Light
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Citrusy, Fruity

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Discontinuing?!

    By JK

    from Tampa

    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

    We have been drinking Rooibos Tropica since we moved to Atlanta in 2002 and discovered Teavana. I heard its being discontinued! Teavana and Stabucks are you CRAZY?????? This is one of your most popular teas. you must have hired the person at Coke who decided to change Coke original. Bring it back please.

    • Tea Body:
    • Light
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Citrusy, Fruity
     
    5.0

    Mixing with Jasmine Dragon Pearls is a blast!

    By VK

    from Buffalo Grove, IL

    Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

    I add to this tea Jasmine Dragon Pearls - it adds more zest.
    All my family loves this mixture of teas.

    • Tea Body:
    • Medium
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Fruity

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    For Folks Who Like Floral Tea

    By Tea Yogini

    from Southern California

    Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

    I had never tried rooibos before tasting this infusion. I was really looking forward to this since I've read so many rave reviews online about how awesome red teas are...but to be honest, I despised my first sip. I initially thought, "This must be what a flowery bar of soap tastes like!"

    Then, I took a step back and thought about something I read about how the most revered traditional Chinese tea masters teach their students. Legend has it, they will take the most awful tea that they have and ask the protégé to find at least one redeeming quality about what they drank. If the student can't find one good thing about the tea, then the master will determine that the person is not ready to train to become a tea master and will not be allowed to sample "the good stuff."

    Keeping that in mind, I tried to keep an open mind and brewed another cup of Rooibos Tropica the next day. The surprising thing was that 2nd cup wasn't as bad as my 1st one.

    Personally, if a tea is going to be floral, I don't mind as long as it's very light and nuanced. But in general, flowery teas just aren't for me unless there's a vanilla flavor. I prefer my teas fruity, fragrant, creamy, or traditional. I thought I'd really like Tropica because of the fruit.

    All in all, I wouldn't go out and buy another 2 oz. bag of this stuff once finished, but now I'll at least be able to get through the rest of it without hating it.

    The fruity fragrance is quite nice, but the heavily floral flavor just wasn't for me. I'd say if you're really into floral tea, you'll probably love this stuff. But if not, take a pass on this. The only thing that saved this from being rated 1 star is the lovely smell--and half the tea drinking experience for me is the aroma.

    • Tea Body:
    • Medium
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Fruity, Very Floral

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I've always noticed the rosebuds

    By magritte

    from Philadelphia, PA

    Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

    Stimulant free. I've been buying it for about 8 years now and I've noticed the little buds, (rosebuds?), ever since. It's not as if it is terribly floral like rose water. It's very subtle yet something gives the tea body.

    • Tea Body:
    • Medium
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Fruity

    (18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Something changed

    By Elegant Elefant

    from Detroit, MI

    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

    I don't know what ingredient(s) they changed or removed more like it from this blend but it has taken all the flavor and all the spiciness of the tea, this was my husband's and mine favorite tea for a very long time and in the past year or so it has changed! It when from yummy to blah to add to it i order this a couple of weeks ago and got smores instead! I am a loyal costumer and for the price of the teas i expect nothing but a high quality tea nothing else.

    • Tea Body:
    • Light
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Fruity

    (8 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    hidden sugar

    By Pure Pilates

    from Fredericksburg, VA

    About Me Health Conscious, High-End Shopper, Tea Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Aromatic
    • Energizing
    • High Quality
    • Unique Flavor Profile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anytime

      Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

      Love this tea but noticed a subtle weight gain that I couldn't account for... checked out the ingredients in my favorite tea and found candied fruit! Ugh! Saving my remaining stash for special occasions.

      • Tea Body:
      • Full
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Citrusy, Fruity

      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very Good tea

      By TeaBoy221

      from Colorado Springs, CO

      About Me Tea Enthusiast

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Aromatic
      • Fresh
      • High Quality
      • Soothing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anytime

        Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

        I really liked how this tea tasted, and that it tastes just as delicious with or without sugar.

        • Tea Body:
        • Light
        • Tea Flavor:
        • Citrusy, Fruity

        (17 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Not as pictured

        By Laura T.

        from Concord NH

        About Me High-End Shopper, Tea Enthusiast, Tea Snob

        Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

        I used to blend this tea with Peachberry Jasmine Sutra for what was my sovereign "icky belly tea". If my stomach was upset for any reason, a cup of this blend would settle it down and get me through the day. After a recent bout with a virus, I realized I was very low on my tea blend and went to my nearest store for a refill.

        I knew something was off the moment that the salesperson opened the large container of tea. While the original Rooibos Tropica may have had a little bit of floral undertones, it never had full rose buds in the mix. Gone were the many colorful bits of dried tropical fruit. I still bought some hoping that it would still turn into my wonderful all purpose, belly soothing tea. The first pot that I brewed was off in color. Rather than a medium amber colored as pictured here on the website, it was pink toned. The flavor was only "ok". When mixed with the Peachberry Jasmine Sutra, the flavor increased to a "pretty decent" but it did absolutely nothing to settle my stomach.

        I'm very disappointed in this change. Between this and other recent service issues, a once loyal teavannian is seeking tea elsewhere.

        • Tea Body:
        • Medium

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Amazing!!!

        By Alaine

        from Southaven, MS

        About Me Health Conscious, Tea Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Aromatic
        • Fresh
        • Smooth Body

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Morning

          Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

          Just received this for Christmas and had my first cup today. This may become one of my favorites. Well rounded, great flavor and two complete tumbler brews with infuser.

          • Tea Body:
          • Medium
          • Tea Flavor:
          • Citrusy, Earthy, Fruity

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