Black Cherry Berry Herb Tea

75
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15 ratings
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Brand:Celestial Seasonings
Style:Fruit (Herbal) Tea
Caffeine:Caffeine Free
Region:Blend
Loose/teabag:Teabag
Product page:Black Cherry Berry Herb Tea

This tea's info last updated: Mar. 27, 2018

Commercial Description

Reminiscent of nostalgic fruit punch, this tea combines a burst of cherry and berry flavors with tart, ruby-red hibiscus and other herbs. Delicious hot or iced.

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Reviewer pic85 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
(28 reviews) on

The first thing I notice about this tea is how fruity it smells! It smells like cherrys in specific, true to its name. I enjoy the aroma and wasn’t expecting it to smell that strong! This tea is also extremely flavorful and a bit sour because of the cherry, I really like that. It is also really smooth and not astringent at all. I love that it tastes like a fruity drink but without the excessive sweetnesses. I checked the ingredients and it looks like there’s no sugar or fake sugar in it at all, in fact all the ingredients look pretty healthy and natural! I drank this tea hot but I have a feeling this would also be really good as an iced tea. I would definitely drink this tea again, I really enjoy it.

Also, I wasn’t expecting this from a tea, but I actually think it could be a really good zero calorie zero sugar substitute for fruit juice for people wanting to cut that out. I bet you could even get a kid to drink this maybe if it was iced and had a little bit of sugar added (still would be less sugar than the average cup of juice).
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Reviewer pic75 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
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I'm a big fan of fruit punch flavors and decided to try this tea based on the other reviews. I wasn't disappointed. While slightly heavy on the cherries (which is to be expected, after all), it really does have a fruit punch flavor.

Aside from the tartness of the hibiscus, the flavor really doesn't reflect the named ingredients. I'm pretty sure that most of the taste comes from the "natural black cherry flavor with other natural flavors." It really is good, though, and I've decided that's worth giving up a little authenticity.
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Reviewer pic73 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
(27 reviews) on

A good tea. Not as nice as more expensive teas but definitely a good value for what you pay.
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Reviewer pic80 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
(8 reviews) on

This is my absolute favorite herbal iced tea. It doesn't have a very strong smell, but it's got a great, crisp, fruity taste that really does remind me of cherries - real ones, not artificial cherry flavoring. Given that cherries don't have much of a smell compared to other fruits that's probably to be expected. Fairly tart and fairly sweet, and good without added sugar, which is always a plus. Also very affordable for a tea I don't have to order online.
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Reviewer pic67 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
(184 reviews) on

"How would you like a nice Hawaiian punch?"
or
"How did you like the taste of Shasta Black Cherry Soda as a kid?"

This is the closest thing I've tasted to that in an herbal tea. If you have children and want to introduce them to caffeine-free herbal teas harmlessly, or get them off high-calorie sugared fruit drinks, this is a good concoction with which to start. It also makes one of the better iced teas you'll ever have, if you like the base flavor.

Black Cherry Berry is an atypical herbal product in my experience, in that the taste is much stronger and richer than the aroma. Steep it a good long time to draw out the most flavor and to get the deepest maroon color to the solution.
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Reviewer pic60 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
(305 reviews) on

Not as bad as I was worried this one would be. It's not a favorite, just because I tend to peter other fruit flavors, but it's certainly drinkable--a mixture of tart and sweet. I think cherry like this works best mixed with other flavors.
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Reviewer pic47 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 4/5
(58 reviews) on

They're not kidding when they say this tea's flavor is "reminiscent of the red fruit punch we drank as children"; this is a VERY sweet tea. The color of the brew, too, is a dark red magenta that drives home the sense that you're drinking hot fruit juice. This is once again the sort of tea that I might suggest to someone who hates tea--but unlike other offerings from this same brand, the sweetness in this one is more than I can handle.
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Reviewer pic80 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5
(9 reviews) on

Great flavor. I prefer the Raspberry Zinger over this, but it's still a nice option. The aroma is its strong suit and the dark, burgundy color absolutely gorgeous. Doesn't really taste like black cherries though. I also can't seem to figure out if the aftertaste is good or not.
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Reviewer pic80 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
(108 reviews) on

great smell...taste is obviously of cherries... wish it was a little bit stronger of cherries though...more potent in the first sips... Quite good! x2
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Reviewer pic60 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
(15 reviews) on

Celestial Seasonings makes a lot of caffeine-free fruit teas, which I very much appreciate for later in the day. This one is probably my least favorite, but it's certainly not horrible by any stretch of the word.

The aroma is distinctly sweet and berry-laden, and the color is a rich magenta-red. The flavor is good too, very sweet, but it does remind me a bit of cough syrup. Its resemblance to the flavor of Triaminic is probably why I prefer their other fruit teas to this one.
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