I went on another adventure or scavenger hunt in search of another tea, cold or hot, to write about. And in keeping with this warm weather, I happily went with the former.
I had never heard of Steaz until earlier this week. And shame on me. But at the same time, this is what this blog and learning new things is all about. If it wasn’t for writing about one my favorite things, I may not have crossed paths with their products for a while. I probably saw them on grocery store shelves but were just a part of anything else in my view.
I am really digging these organic iced teas that these companies are concocting.
In traditional fashion I grabbed two cans that I wanted to try. And I did a taste test in the comfort of my home. I went with some different flavors for this incarnation.
And speaking of the same, they both taste very similar. If you gave me a blind taste test, I would say they were both fruit punch of a medley of some sort. I wouldn’t be able to get all the correct fruits for two respectively but I’d give it a shot.
With that being said, I liked both very much. After a couple sips each, I wasn’t in love with either right away. But with time they both grew on me. It might have been my palate or taste buds at the time. But I think the bigger picture is I am unfortunately used to drinking sweeter and artificial beverages in the Summer that I may not have been fully appreciating a natural and organic treat. That’s my educated guess on this.
In looking at the ingredients of both teas, I saw to a degree, that they are very similar. Had I been had? Ha, I don’t think that to be the case. Fortunately, I had the wherewithal to pour each can into a glass with ice to get a better feel for what I was working with.
At first blush both drinks look very similar. But as you look closer the Blueberry Pomegranate does have a darker tint to it. And yes it does have a little more power than the Super Fruit, which I did not expect at all. I expected the Super Fruit to hit me like that comic book hero you may have heard about. All kidding aside, I enjoyed both very much. And I would love to try more of there selections in the future. They have plenty of them.
And best of all, they are a Fair Trade ingredients so I know I am drinking something that represents good. And hopefully I am bringing my good energy from this purchase back into the world. And my other favorite part of researching these organizations is their role in helping the community or communitea if you will!
I felt good drinking their stand-out iced teas and look forward to more in the future. I felt so good trying them out that it made this post that much more easy to write.
More to come!