Honest Tea hits the spot

Refreshing and Delicious

The HONEST TEA company of Bethseda Maryland has come up with a unique blend of refreshment that is a definite winner in the world of bottled beverages.

Today’s flavor was the JASMINE GREEN ENERGY TEA, and without missing a step was both light and fulfilling. With most Tea related products, there is a tendency for American companies to add a generous serving of sugar into the mix, thinking that the bulk of its consumer base won’t drink it or understand it if its not sweet.

And I don’t mean just sweet but, candy sweet. Nestea, Lipton, Arizona and even Tazo have a terrible habit of over amping the sweetness instead of letting the palette determine its own level of comfort. If anything this is only doing a disservice to the natural flavors of the Tea itself, which every variety has its own characteristics and aromas.

Much like a good wines flowery bouquet, teas can be strong or soft, sweet and bitter. This sort of ying yang dynamic in the flavors can render some very unique results.

I totally recommend this flavor from the HONEST TEA company, for its lightness and attention to delicious detail. The smooth coupling of Jasmines flowery lightness and Green tea’s punch allow the mouth to feel danced upon the unique freshness of a spring, with the full and rich body of a summer.

The Caloric intake is a mere 34 per bottle and the sugars are at a decent 5grams. There is a decent amount of caffeine in the drink so if you have any sort of aversion to that you will want to stay clear.

Thumbs up!

One response to “Honest Tea hits the spot”

  1. I Love Nestea, Lipton, and Arizona, but I don’t drink it anymore because it’s so unhealthy. I grew up on sweets though, so I guess I have a traditional American palette. Junk food and TV dinners….

    These days it’s all veggies and chicken though.

    Great site, Ill be sure to visit whenever you have a new post up.