I’m not sick but it seems like everyone else around me is lately. I figured it was time for a BOOST. Enter DRAGONFRUIT GREEN TEA +C from Sen Cha Naturals.
The ingredients include: Organic Matcha & Organic Sencha Green Tea, Acerola Cherry, Citric Acid, Natural Sodium Bicarbonate, Dragonfruit Extract, Natural Malic Acid, Ginger Root, Coconut Water Powder, Organic Orange Peel, Turmeric Root, Stevia. It’s Vegan, Gluten Free, and Non-GMO. Excellent! I have had one of Sen Cha Naturals +C’s before and I remember it being a fizzy-fun experience! This one followed suit!
The differences being…the flavor, of course! This time around I could certainly taste the Dragonfruit, Acerola Cherry, and Citrus flavors. They were VERY potent and impressive. If you LOVE fully flavored fizzy drinks you will have to give this one a try! Yes – it has Stevia in it and YES you can taste it but it goes hand-in-hand with the over-all flavor profile.
This was an eye-opening flavor experience and another tasty taste-taste of Sen Cha Naturals offerings! I’m a fan – that’s for sure!
Here’s the scoop!
Leaf Type: Green Tea
Where to Buy: Sen Cha
We believe that nutrition should come from whole food ingredients, not synthetic vitamins. Whole leaf green tea, acerola cherry, coconut water, and supporting herbs to help you stay well. Exotic dragonfruit has a tangy, yet slightly sweet flavor profile we think tastes extra amazing over ice.
Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!
Leaf Type: Green/White
Where to Buy: ESP Emporium
Was the Tree of Life in the Garden of Eden a pomegranate tree? Until this day, the pomegranate is considered a symbol of immortality and sensibility. Combined with the exotic dragonfruit and a touch of vanilla a paradisaical taste experience is formed. The unique blend of strong Sencha, select Kukicha and finest Pai Mu Tan ensures that this truly is a premium quality. Let yourself be seduced.
Learn more about this tea here.
Pomegranate and green tea seem to be a fairly common pairing, and I have to admit it’s not one I’ve explored often enough given how much I actually like pomegranate – but the dragonfruit in this blend? That was the nail in the coffin, and the aspect that got me really truly excited for this blend. I absolutely adore the subtle pear/kiwi like flavour of dragonfruit and I used to buy quite a lot of it, but it’s really expensive ($3 a fruit) so I had to cut down.
This cold brew definitely puts more emphasis on the pomegranate though; it’s very sweet and juicy, with a really round and robust fruity flavour that just dominates over the entire drink. There is a little ‘extra’ fruit flavour that creeps into the end of the sip and aftertaste though. It reminds me quite a bit of a mild or more tame kiwi flavour which is definitely the dragonfruit. I didn’t really taste the vanilla for most of the drink. It wasn’t until the last few swigs that I thought it stood out as more than just additional sweetness.
As for the base, I struggled to taste the white tea, but the green was slightly present as a crisp, clear vegetal background note. It did a good job of being subtly present without cutting into the flavourings, which are definitely meant to be the focus of the blend.
This is definitely an enjoyable blend, well suited for summer.