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Rooibos Tropica® Rooibos Tea

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®

by PowerReviews
TeavanaRooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea
 
4.3

(based on 130 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (80)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fresh (74)
  • Great aroma (69)
  • Soothing (60)
  • Unique flavor profile (53)
  • High quality (52)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Anytime (85)
  • Afternoon (26)
  • Evening (24)
  • Morning (18)
  • Dessert tea (14)
    • Tea Body:
    • Medium (65), Lightweight (33), Full (14)
    • Tea Finish:
    • Smooth (47), Too short (18), Long (7)
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Fruity (115), Citrusy (53), Spicy (6), Vegetal (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tea enthusiast (94), Health conscious (54), High-end shopper (24), Occasional tea drinker (12), Health nut (10)

Reviewed by 130 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Please bring it back!

By Doug

from St. Louis

Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

Please bring back the Rooibos tropica. It was great hot or iced. So disappointed to find it was discontinued!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Shame on Teavana

By Very disappointed

from Arlington VA

Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

We have been buying this tea for years. Sales associates would recommend others which we tried but nothing compared to Rooibos Tropica. Very disheartening that you would discontinue the best tea. Please bring it back so you don't lose a customer.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Why would you discontinue this awesome tea

By Mad as heck

from Springfield VA

About Me Tea Enthusiast

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Fresh

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

    This is the only tea I buy regularly. Now I have to find another tea shop

    • Tea Body:
    • Medium

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Desperately miss this!

    By JB

    from Florida

    About Me Tea Enthusiast

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Aromatic
    • Smooth Body
    • Soothing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Afternoon
      • Anytime
      • Evening
      • Gifts

      Comments about Teavana Rooibos Tropica Rooibos Tea:

      So very, very disappointed you decided to drop my favorite Rooibos.

      • Tea Body:
      • Medium
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Fruity, Spicy

      (2 of 2 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

        (3 of 3 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

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