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    Takeya Coconut Lime Rooibos Flash Chill Iced Tea

    Country of Origin: South Africa Leaf Appearance: small, dark reddish brown Ingredients: Organic Green Rooibos, Coconut Pieces, Natural Coconut Flavor, Pineapple Cubes (Pineapple & Sugar), Lemon Myrtle, Mango Cubes (Mango & Sugar), Papaya Cubes (Papaya & Sugar), Lime Peel, Natural Lime Oil Flavor Steep time: 7 minutes Water Temperature: 200 degrees Preparation Method: Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker Liquor: dark amber The dry leaves smelled amazing and so did the steeped tea. Coconut and all of the yummy fruit flavors definitely brought the tropics to mind. The lime and lemon myrtle provided a nice bit of a citrus zing in the finish. I think that the papaya was definitely most dominant taste was I…

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    Takeya Green Mint Flash Chill Iced Tea

    Country of Origin: China Leaf Appearance: deep green, tightly rolled Ingredients: Gunpowder Green Tea, Spearmint, Peppermint Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: Preparation Method: Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker Liquor: gold Did you know that today is National Iced Tea Day? To celebrate, I brewed up some of this iced tea in my Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker. I really enjoy that it is loose leaf and that it comes in pre-measured pouches. It’s not that hard to measure out teaspoons but let’s face it, I’m lazy and like to take the easy way out whenever I can. Gunpowder green tea is one of my favorite teas whether it is hot or…

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    Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker 2 qt

    Ever since I first saw Takeya’s Flash Chill Iced Tea Beverage System I have been wanting to give it a try. The tea maker itself is made out of BPA free acrylic. It looked great without being as fragile as a glass pitcher would be, especially for an accident prone person like myself. The design was unique in that the large infuser basket attaches directly to the airtight lid. It allowed plenty of room for leaves to expand but the fine mesh kept most leaf particles from escaping. The silicone handle made it easy to grip and comfortable to hold. I tested both Takeya’s Green Mint Flash Chill Iced Tea as well as a…