Hot or Iced, Peach Tea Quenches Your Thirst
Peach tea is one of the most popular flavors of tea available. Peach teas can be found in hot and iced varieties and high and low-quality tea.
Lipton makes an iced tea that has peach flavoring added. It is very commonly served in restaurants in the US. It however is not high-quality tea by any stretch of the imagination. This peach tea is full of synthetic additives and chemical sweeteners. There are a lot of other choices if you prefer a higher quality tea with fewer chemical ingredients.
The Republic of Teas has a spectacular peach tea with ginger. The lush sweetness of peach flavor blends wonderfully with the gentle zing of ginger. It was voted Outstanding Beverage by the National Association of Specialty Food Trade.
Other teas, such as Yogi Peach Detox tea, capitalize on the detoxification properties of peaches and other herbs such as ginger, long pepper, and black pepper. According to Chinese medicine, this blend gently supports circulation and helps liver and kidney function. It is mild in taste but very helpful.
A more mainstream tea that uses the slight sweetness of peach and the warm soothing flavor of the tea is Celestial Seasonings Country Peach Passion. This tea is delicious hot or cold. It also has gentle notes of blackberry as well as soothing chamomile. This tea is slightly sweet and generally very pleasing. Celestial Seasonings also offers a K-cup variety of peach iced tea that is becoming more popular.
Adagio Teas offers one of the best peach-flavored teas available. Adagio teas peach tea features white tea instead of a black tea base. The aroma is just as delightful as the flavor. It is meant to be enjoyed hot or cold.
Peach tea incorporates the classical flavors of tea and the sweetness of peaches. If it is sweetened tea the flavors can be evocative of southern sweet tea. Peaches are thought of as a southern flavor and thus blend effortlessly together.
If you prefer a more natural peach iced tea, consider starting with a black iced tea base and mixing it with fresh peach nectar. This way you get the flavor of tea and the sweetness of peaches and none of the additives.