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Ti-Tonics are advanced blends of natural tea extracts, fibre and plant polyphenols, designed to quench your thirst and nourish your body. Polyphenols are nature's most powerful antioxidants and protectants.
This refreshing blueberry-flavoured white tea infusion delivers an impressive dose of life-enhancing polyphenols without making any compromise on taste.
To me the Blueberry flavour of the Ti-tonics had very little flavour at all, in fact it left me thinking it was just like a plain tea taste, with a furry after 'feel' to it, which isn't pleasant when you're looking for a drink to quench your thirst.
Normally I would enjoy something with a blueberry flavour so was looking forward to this particular flavour and was disappointed.
But I guess if you consider the health side to it, it would be considered an ok drink, just not one for me.
Well this was ok, not quite as nice as the other flavours I had but still drinkable. Like others have also said I found this one didn't have much blueberry taste to it at all. It smelt of Blueberries but the fact of it not tasting blueberry lost it the wow factor for this drink.
Overall was an ok drink - was not thirst quenching as they claim it to be with this flavour, but it might just be me.
i have loved blueberries for ages but i have to admit i was a little disappointed in how soft the flavour was in this drink. the blueberry was there but it was so subtle it was almost undetectable under the white tea taste. i also noticed a really dry bitter taste like the one you get after a dry red wine. if thats your thing then this will be a very tasty drink for you. i cant speak to the health benefits but the flavour was passable even though it wasnt really my favourite.
I thought this was a very pleasant drop, though the slight 'dry bitterness' of the polyphenols did put me off a bit. Taking a leaf from a very old recipe book, I used this as the base for a sorbet with pears as a base, and found it to be remarkably refreshing.
I can't say it would be one I would drink very often, but the taste was a nice offset to the muggy weather at the moment and gave me something different to drink that I would feel more than happy to offer to guests.
In short, this is not one of those silly "fashionable" fruit punches you buy at boutique cafes, this is a pleasant tasting drink with some very serious science backing up it's health claims. Though you won't find any immediate benefits, there is no denying that the long-term benefits of continued consumption can be quite literally life-saving.
Like the Pomegranate tea, this tea also contains a good dose of polyphenols, fibre and a high ORAC value. Unlike the Pomegranate, this is made with White tea extract, but I also notice that Green Tea extract is also used. I guess to some degree the use of Green tea in a product labelled "White Tea" does confuse the picture a bit.
I'm not sure the blueberry is masking the taste of the polyphenols as well as it could be. The flavour is there, but not punchy enough to be a definite blueberry flavour. There is that lingering 'dryness' of the polyphenols on the tongue. In my opinion, it wouldn't take much to overcome this.
However, having said that, the real point of difference with these drinks is that they do contain more natural ingredients rather than just artificial flavours, sweeteners and other nasties that many companies use. It is stated on the reverse label that there are no preservatives, no artificial colours, no artificial flavours and no high fructose Corn syrup - a substance that now seems to be courting controversy overseas amid claims that it may be contributing to the obesity epidemic in other parts of the world.
This range does have beneficial ingredients that have beneficial effects - something you can treat yourself with and have no guilty secrets.
Berries have never been my passion... the occasional strawberry or cherry is about as far as I will go... so this drink was starting off with a sever handicap in the 'how much will I like it' stakes. Despite that, it actually did better than I expected.
The flavour was there, but it was quite weak - normally something I would down-score a product for, but in this case it made it a lot more tolerable. On the flip-side, the bitterness caused by either tannins or polyphenols was quite potent in this brew... so if you like that 'dry' mouth-feel you get from certain red wines, then this may actually be a 'plus' in your books.
Overall, the beneficial effects of the polyphenols is a long-term thing at best, and you may never 'see' any results from them... after all, since the antioxidants' main job is to PREVENT any ailments or symptoms, it's a bit hard to quantify. The immediate proof of this product range's viability is the taste and ingredient list - both of which stack up fairly well. Flavour across the range is pretty good, with this one sadly falling into last place in my opinion - but then, one of them has to be last after all. I would be interested to see how this range could be used as a basis for, or ingredient in, other foods and/or beverages, such as a sorbet, gelato, fruit punch, dessert jelly, etc.
Well this was very interesting, not quite as nice as the other flavour I had but still drinkable. I found this one didn't have much blueberry taste to it all. I was a little disappointed as I really love blueberries but just did not get any WOW factor from this drink.
Overall was an ok drink - was still very refreshing and made me feel good after dinking it - was just lacking in flavour, but everyones taste buds are different so hey you may like it but this is not one of my favourite ones in this range.
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