Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Thursday 14th December 2017 - 11:37:15

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Beverages > Carbonated Drinks > Pete's Natural - Ling and Zing Raspberry Kola review

« Kea Cookies - Delicious Homestyle Chocolate Chip Cookies reviewKea Cookies - Delicious Homestyle Chocolate Chip CookiesShopkins: World Vacation reviewShopkins:  World Vacation  »


Sick of adverts? Click here to join up for free and be rid of them.

Score: 9.5/10  [1 review]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 7808 - Pete's Natural - Ling and Zing Raspberry Kola
Brewed/Bottled by Pete's Natural

Pete's Natural - Ling and Zing Raspberry Kola
$3.25 / bottle
Samples Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Pete

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
via online store and at selected retail outlets

Pete's Natural - Ling and Zing Raspberry Kola product reviews

Proud to promote NZ productsPete's Natural Ling + Zing Raspberry Kola is made in New Zeland from Lightly sparkling water, Raw sugar, Lemon juice, Lime juice, Kola nut extract, raspberry extract.

Check out Pete's Natural onlineClick here to see all the listings for Pete's Natural Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board Check them out on Instagram

cola   kola   lemon   lime   natural   sugar   water   nzmade
Other listings you may be interested in:
Pete's Natural - Feijoa LemonadePete's Natural - Feijoa Lemonade
Rating: 9.8
Pete's Natural - Orange Berry FusionPete's Natural - Orange Berry Fusion
Rating: 9.5
Pete's Natural - LemonadePete's Natural - Lemonade
Rating: 9.3
Pete's Natural - KolaPete's Natural - Kola
Rating: 9.5
Gourmet Cafe MochaGourmet Cafe Mocha
Rating: 9.0
Pete's Natural - Lime-o-nadePete's Natural - Lime-o-nade
Rating: 8.4
Pete's Natural - Currant CrushPete's Natural - Currant Crush
Rating: 9.0
Red Seal Black Tea with Peach & MangoRed Seal Black Tea with Peach & Mango
Rating: 8.5
Pete's Natural - Lemon ChilliPete's Natural - Lemon Chilli
Rating: 8.8
Pete's Natural - Ginger BeerPete's Natural - Ginger Beer
Rating: 7.6
McCashins 2009 Marlborough ChardonnayMcCashins 2009 Marlborough Chardonnay
Rating: 8.5
Nescafe Dolce Gusto Skinny CappuccinoNescafe Dolce Gusto Skinny CappuccinoFour Hawk Day 2013 Pinot GrisFour Hawk Day 2013 Pinot Gris
Rating: 9.8

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of savta

Review by: savta (Jo)
Dated: 7th of December, 2017

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 9.5/10
Score 9 out of 10
Buy it Again:
Score 10 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
Score 9 out of 10

I am a total fan of Pete's Natural products. I have tried all the flavours, and the bottles are so eye-catching I can't bear to throw them away - I have a row of them filled with coloured glass pieces decorating a windowsill in my kitchen! This bottle is just as attractive as the rest in the range, and will shortly be joining my collection now that I have finished the contents.

Add to my appreciation of Pete's Natural range my predilection for cola drinks and there was no way I would not like this new flavour. I chilled it before serving it - I was visiting a friend and the only glasses she had available were huge so that slightly dwarfed the contents. However, as she said, that left lots of room for the bubbles! Not that this drink is over carbonated, but it is definitely sparkling and the space at the top of the glass meant that you got the full effect. So maybe that was not such a bad thing.

The flavour was exquisite. Very fruity, with the raspberry slightly dominating the cola and lemon flavours, and really thirst quenching on an unbearably hot afternoon. I did not want to dilute it with ice, but we had chilled the bottle in the fridge so it was nicely refreshing. My friend likes her drinks very sweet, but I don't, so the degree of sweetness was just right for me. I suggested, if she wanted hers a little sweeter, she could serve it with a dash of lemonade. Personally I liked mine just as it was. But she is going to try it next time with lemonade or sarsaparilla (probably half and half) as she did like the raspberry taste and said it was really just as flavoursome as real fruit. There was none of that artificial taste you get with some raspberry drinks (and some "flavoured for children" medicines which I still recall with shudders from my childhood!).

I made raspberry extract myself once, with lightly stewed then liquidised and sieved fresh raspberries. We grew our own raspberries when we lived in Europe, and the taste of this drink reminded me strongly of our own brew. We used to sweeten it with a little honey (yes, we had beehives too!) and give it to the children as a hot toddy when they had sore throats. In some ways this drink reminded me of those days, probably because the fruit flavour does taste so authentic, and partly too because the ingredients are all natural - just as I would have used them. I don't have time to do brews like that these days so it is good to know you can still get real foods even if you live in a city. I can't wait to sample the next flavour in the range.

Just as a PS, I had to drive home from my friend's place later that day. It was a five hour drive on a very hot day so I filled a couple of bottles of water for the trip. One was the Pete's bottle which I had not bothered to rinse as we had not long finished the contents. It was a pleasant surprise to find that the raspberry residue had flavoured the water so it was just like one of those "fruit waters" you can buy at exorbitant prices from a garage or supermarket. It was really nice, thirst quenching and with just enough hint of flavour for me to imagine that I was drinking designer water rather than just ordinary tap water from my friend's house!

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Beverages'...

Score: 6.1
Product reviews for listing 379: e2 Energy : Citrus Kick -  Brewed/Bottled by Coca-Cola

Product image for e2 Energy : Citrus KickBeyond the ordinary, beyond just energy, flavour to blow you mind.

e2 Energy is a hi-flavour, hi-energy hit, connecting the full on taste of fruit with an invigorating energy buzz. Packed with Guarana, Taurine and B-vitamins, this is total stimulation for your senses and an energising boost for your body and mind.

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key."
Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream