Disclosure: I was sent a selection of Salada and Red Rose teas as part of this campaign. The views expressed in this post are my own.
You would think that coming from England I would be a tea drinker. I’m actually not. Coffee is my preferred brew. After a childhood spent hearing adults say “Let me put the kettle on,” I’m more likely to want to brew a pot of coffee when family and friends come to call. I like tea. I really do. I can almost taste a steaming hot mug of sweet, milky tea. As a child, I remember the school nurse offering sick kids a cup of tea, which definitely is the last thing I would want if I was feeling unwell.
Hot, sweet, milky tea reminds me of England. Early morning breakfast tea. Afternoon tea. Before bedtime tea. English tea is always served with lots of milk and sugar. Even though I have lived in the United States since I was a college student, I never got used to drinking tea with a squeeze of lemon or without milk and sugar. Until now…
Did you that this month is National Hot Tea Month? I did not know that. Do I need to turn in my British card? Probably!
As part of National Hot Tea Month, I was sent a selection of teas for review. I was sent four types of tea. Two of the teas were green teas. I’ve had green teas before and not liked the taste, so I was anxious to do a tasting. Below please find more information on the tea. Three of the teas are single serving teas for a Keurig. One of the teas came in tea bags. Two of the teas were in flavors that I had never heard of. It was a fun review for the very British Musings from Me family!
Did we like the teas? Here’s our review:
- Salada Active Blend Green Tea – Energy Boost — I was pleasantly surprised with this tea. I’m not a fan of green tea or teas that are not served with milk and sugar. I stepped out of my comfort zone with this one. I drank this tea one morning over Christmas break when I was feeling a bit draggy from one too many late nights. I did feel that I had a bit more pep in my step after sipping the Salada Energy Boost Green Tea. This Salada Active Blend Green Tea — Energy Boost is sold in single serve cups for use in a Keurig brewer.
- Salada Active Blend Green Tea – Fiber Boost — I tried this one over break, too. I didn’t like it as much as the Energy Boost tea. I didn’t like the taste as much. It was O.K., just not my favorite. The Salada Active Blend Green Tea — Fiber Boost is also available in single serve cups for use in a Keurig brewer.
- Red Rose Simply Indulgent Crème Caramel — I haven’t tried this one yet. I’ll report back when I do my “taste test”! The Red Rose Simply Indulgent Creme Caramel is sold in a box of 20 tea bags.
- Red Rose Simply Indulgent Cinnamon Bun — This tea was my favorite! It was sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. It did taste a lot like a cinnamon bun. I had it with milk and without…it was good either way. The Red Rose Simply Indulgent Cinnamon Bun tea is available in single serve cups for use in a Keurig brewer.
If you are tea lover, you are probably dying to try out these teas. I know I was! I have a giveaway for one reader that is sure to please the tea lovers out there. On behalf of Salada and Red Rose, I have a giveaway for a prize pack of a selection of teas, including, but not limited to, Salada ACTIVE BLEND Green Tea – Energy Boost (single serve cups), Salada ACTIVE BLEND Green Tea – Fiber Boost (single serve cups), Red Rose Simply Indulgent Crème Caramel, and Red Rose Simply Indulgent Cinnamon Bun (single serve cups).
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This contest ends 11:59 pm, Friday, January 29, 2014. You must follow the rules to be eligible for a prize. The winners will be emailed and will have 48 hours to claim their prize. This contest is open to contiguous US residents.