Spiced winter red tea

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£1.30 to £11.49

great taste 2016 - 1 star
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We've captured the best bits of winter. Mulled wine and mistletoe. Winter coats and rosy cheeks. Log fires, happy cats and old movies on the telly. Tea and warming spices. A blend of orange peel, cinnamon and cloves on a redbush tea base, perfect on a crisp frosty day or with brandy at bedtime.

Louise the tea taster says

how does it taste?

Warming winter spices combined with a delicious red tea base. The mulled wine of tea.

good if you're feeling

Chilled, but not in a good way - this tea will warm you through.

How we like it

Good with milk, special with brandy.

Brew Time

  • tea temple - 1 per person. Infuse in boiling water. Brew for 3+ minutes. 

Whole leaves take a longer to brew, the little wait is definitely worth it.

Good to know

great taste 2016 - 1 star
  • Boiling Water
    Boiling Water
  • Brew for 3+ minutes
    Brew for 3+ minutes
  • Calories 0
    0 calories per cup
  • what's in it?

    rooibos, flavours, orange peel, gingko, orange blossom, cinnamon, ginger root, cloves, safflower

  • nutritional content per 100ml

    • 0 kcal
    • 0 sugar
    • 0 fat
    • trace carbohydrate
  • Allergens

    dairy free, gluten free, suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Made in a factory that handles nuts.

Reviews

* * * * * (49)

Live in USA can not find these

* * * * * by janann seiler • 17th December 2012

“Hi- Was in London last week and saw a comment in a reader rating "I love these delicious teabags.They're like Christmas in a mug." Also that they could be found in supermarkets.We looked and looked where ever we could. No luck -now back in states-can I find them here? Live in IOWA and not located by any major cities. HELP”

Love it!

* * * * * by Karen Turner • 3rd December 2012

“This tea is absolutely delicious, the blend of spices is perfect.

I would definitely agree with the other reviewer....PLEASE, PLEASE make a large box!”

E.G.

* * * * * by Elina • 2nd February 2013

“I love spiced tea and I love good, whole tea. Your tea ticked both of these boxes.

The first sip I had was one of such surprise - it was simply SO yummy! Thank you for treating me with pure pleasure!”

Lovely tea!

* * * * * by sarah evans • 13th January 2013

“Really surprised how much i like this tea and how tasty it is! Even my hubby loves the smell whilst it is brewing, I have mine black or with a dash of coconut milk, will definitely be buying more.”

Even more Christmassy than Santa!

* * * * * by Mandy Davies • 9th December 2013

“Absolutley love this tea. It's just so delicious! With the added bonus of making the whole kitchen smell like Mother Christmas'! Lovely and warming with real character. Even smells better than my favourite Winter candle from the shop that sells everything 'white'. A real treat. Well done Tea Pigs :-)”

Christmasy!

* * * * * by Julie Mason • 16th November 2013

“Yes! Love this tea! Smells fab. My fiance thought it smelled like fireballs (the old sweeties!). Can't wait for christmas and this tea makes me even more excited for it :)”

Can't Live Without It!

* * * * * by Jo Mortimer • 28th February 2014

“Thank goodness Tea Pigs are selling this online so I can get it all year round! I fell in love with it as a nice evening cuppa this Christmas, and bought all the boxes that were left after Christmas in my local supermarket but they are going to run out soon! It's not just for Christmas - it's for life ;)”

Nice for Winter.

* * * * * by Adenh Tran • 14th October 2012

“Very nice to drink when it come to Winter. Love the spice taste and smell. It like drinking Mulled wine. Can't wait to order it again.”

A hug in a mug

* * * * * by Jen Wright • 5th August 2014

“I love this tea, I am often in pain and a bit down in the dumps as a result and this tea always gives me the boost I need. I love it with a splash of Almond milk! A hug in a mug!”

So good, my mother's stolen mine!

* * * * * by Caroline • 9th May 2014

“Having never tried rooibos before, I wasn't expecting a lot from this and to be honest, only added it to an order to bulk it up a little.
To my surprise (and delight), this has quickly become one of my favourites. As it is caffeine-free, I find it's a great bedtime drink (and also great with a touch of brandy, if that's your thing).
My only problem now is keeping my mother's thieving hands off my stock!”

Like christmas in a cup!

* * * * * by brian • 13th October 2014

“I love this tea. It's good with or without milk. It's sweet and there's a perfect balance between the spices.”

amazing

* * * * * by Amanda Renshaw • 27th December 2014

“I love this one best its my favourite warm and Christmassy...”

Lovely!

* * * * * by Melanie Hayman • 16th September 2015

“My favourite out of all the teapigs teas, lovely warming and just like Christmas, the smells remind me of a Christmas Eve when Granny was baking !
BUT.................. why can we only get it in boxes of 15 ???? Please do some bigger packs !”

Surprising

* * * * * by Libby Fielding • 14th November 2012

“I really wasn't expecting to like this tea as much as I do! It is super comforting when its cold and raining outside, I will definitely be repurchasing :)”

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* * * * * by Boo • 28th December 2013

“This really does taste liike Christmas in a cup. Its cinnamony with a perfect balance of clove. It's warming and just lovely! A lovely Christmas gift.”

The taste of Winter Solstice

* * * * * by Darren Holloway • 28th October 2012

“This tea is wonderful. With or without milk, brandy, silly hats, it works a treat. Tastier than Nigela in an Anne Summers Sexy Sants outfit (possibly) and cheaper than a sun lamp (definitely). Forget the gods of retail and bad music and stay home in front of the fire with a pot of this and a handful of nuts(?) and remember it's all really abaarrt mate. The only reason some French peasants still hibernate is that they haven't tried this yet. As my new mate Farmer Johnny likes to say "Bl***y marvellous!".”

Jackie Lidsay

* * * * * by JACQUELINE LINDSAY • 11th October 2011

“Tried the spiced red berry tea whilst on holiday and thoroughly enjoyed it, have told my expectant daughter in law about it, and will be placing an order for the two of us.

Many Thanks”

Great for Christmas

* * * * * by • 23rd February 2007

“or for a cold February afternoon, for that matter! This tea is incredibly comforting and would be great drunk from a big mug while curled up on a sofa with a good book. It has a lovely mulled-wine like flavour.”

Delicious and Healthy

* * * * * by Marj • 12th December 2011

“Like other reviewers this tea has converted me to rooibos which I previously loathed. This tea smells of winter - candles trees and log fires and warms brilliantly.
I love the spicing and find it just right. Maybe an addition of a clove or two if I had a cold would be comforting. Thanks for a lovely new winter drink Teapigs.”

Delicious!

* * * * * by Miriam Duncan • 18th February 2012

“I love this tea, I hated rooi till I tried this tea, but I am now whole heartedly converted. I drink chai in the day and look forward to a massive cup of spiced winter tea once the little one is in bed - throw in a choccie and I'm in heaven!”

Andrea

* * * * * by • 17th February 2010

“I am loving this tea - I love many of teapigs teas. I love tea! I love Teapigs!! This is my perfect breakfast tea and pre-bedtime tea so I don't get a caffeine rush too early or so late I stay awake. I choose other teapigs teas during the day!”

Extremely tasty!

* * * * * by Nicholas Brealey • 17th May 2016

“When I drink this Tea I imagine myself relaxing in a warm, cozy log cabin with the fire on watching some type of nostalgic movie ha-ha

The taste reminds me of those "Atomic Fireballs" sweets that I would get as a kid, I add a tiny bit of milk to mine to give the spicy cinnamon a creamy taste to it

The only thing I am disappointed with is you have no option for a x50 pack I hope that changes in the near future”

warming and tasty

* * * * * by • 14th January 2010

“lovely rich fruity mulled taste (not tried with brandy yet, as suggested). A very tasty tea.”

Spiced Winter Red Tea

* * * * * by • 29th March 2008

“I think this is by far the nicest Teapigs tea, and think its a real shame that its out of stock - when's it likely to be available again? I also think it should be rebranded for all year round.”

Spiced Winter Red Tea

* * * * * by Deborah Barnett • 22nd October 2011

“I nearly gave up on rooibos tea after trying a leading brand from the supermarket. I thought it was disgusting! However the idea of winter spices tempted me to buy a sample packet of teapigs spiced winter rooibos tea to try. I am suitably impressed and absolutely love this tea. I tried it with some Jamesons Whiskey and it has taken me to a whole new level of tea drinking! Well done teapigs for restoring my faith in this famtastically healthy tea.”

spiced winter red tea

* * * * * by • 3rd December 2009

“absolutley scrummy cant get enough of it wish i had ordered more :)”

PLEASE DO A BIG BOX

* * * * * by Frances Demuth • 16th July 2012

“Love love love this tea. I was keen on rooibos anyway but the spices in this are flipping fantastic! The balance of spices is really lovely and smells wonderfully festive. I love that it's like a caffeine free chai, making it perfect morning noon or night.
To be honest I'll be drinking this tea throughout the year (esp. considering our current "summer") I just wish you did a large box too!”

Perfect Spiced Winter Red Tea

* * * * * by • 26th October 2010

“I tried this tea today for the first time, and happened to make a latte out of it rather than drinking it straight up. Surprisingly the taste is still very strong through the frothy milk and I love the way in which I can taste the variety of spices. It is a very warming drink, and delicious for any season, though it definitely makes great tea during the colder months - with a hint of brandy.”

perfect recipe

* * * * * by • 18th March 2010

“Perfect recipe for the late Russian winter - astonishing bouquet and just the right portion of spices!
The very first tea i`ve brewed from the whole crate of ordered teas))”

Luvverley!!!!!

* * * * * by • 4th November 2010

“I first bought this tea last year, and its been a fave ever since. The spice and rooibos are nicely balanced. It is great for any time of day but I especially like it as an evening brew as its comforting aroma just helps with winding down for beddy-byes!”

Perfect alternative to mulled wine

* * * * * by • 14th December 2010

“I don't drink alcohol much as I always seem to be the designated driver, so when everyone's passing round the mulled wine or Snowballs at Christmas, I always feel a little left out. When I got this Spiced Winter tea I brewed a cup, added a dash of milk and settled down to enjoy the festive flavours - I didn't feel so left out! It really does taste like Christmas in a Cup.

Perfectly festive and delicious, tastes of Orange, Cinnamon, Spices, Warmth and Cosiness. Recommended.”

Olga

* * * * * by • 14th January 2011

“very unusual delicious tea”

Not just for Christmas ...

* * * * * by • 8th July 2007

“Also very good on a grey and gloomy July afternoon. Lovely mulled wine flavour, looking forward to trying it with a splash of brandy.”

Lovely!

* * * * * by • 6th November 2008

“This is such a lovely tea! It is so comforting with a little milk (soya in my case) and a touch of sugar just to bring up the spices. Brilliant on a dull afternoon. I will definately be being this again!”

Fabulously warming & simply delicious

* * * * * by • 21st November 2009

“This is the first tea I have tried from Teapigs, I must say I am very impressed. What can I say...Christmas in a cup!! :-)”

Delicious, delectable, delightful.

* * * * * by • 3rd December 2008

“I was lucky enough to have foresight and order a couple of boxes of this when I placed my last order, having seen the reviews beforehand. We are currently awaiting some heavy snowfall up North and it is bitterly cold, so I thought I would try this with a splash of brandy as recommended. It really is wonderful with my usual soya milk, but the brandy seems to bring out the spices and adds to the warmth. Fantastic tea, thank you teapigs!”

Lovely!

* * * * * by • 12th January 2009

“Personally I prefer it without milk. Not very spicy - quite sweet, very wintery and comforting, with wonderfully healthy rooibos.”

Totally amazing!

* * * * * by • 9th January 2009

“Warning : Do not try this tea if you like christmassy things and smells as you may get a little addicted to it. I am now - which is terrible as it means I have to keep buying it, but it's sooo good. Absolutely heavenly.”

Spiced Winter Red Tea - Gorgjuss!!!!!!!!!

* * * * * by • 9th February 2009

“After a wet afternoon walk with the dog there is nothing better than having a cup of Spiced Winter Red Tea - it is absolutely delicious (and in my opinion I think it tastes better without milk).

If you have never tried Teapigs tea before this one would be a good one to start with - I would highly recommend.”

Great all year round!

* * * * * by • 4th September 2009

“Try it! You'll think "Christmas", you'll think "mulled wine"... Lovely comforting taste, you will want more and more. The box says it's great with brandy, when I run out of brandy I tried it with whisky - and I always have it with whisky :)”

Fantasically delicious tea

* * * * * by • 8th September 2009

“Arriving home, soaked to the skin after the last of our 'glorious' summer I found my latest teapig order waiting for me. I'm now cosy, content and ready for winter. Even my tea-loathing, coffee addict of a boyfriend is sold on this with brandy. I prefer it with milk.”

My favourite tea, ever

* * * * * by • 22nd February 2011

“I LOVE this tea...i have one tea temple left and am compelled to order more. Rich, spicy, nuanced....delicious.”

Smells great, lacks the same flavour

* * * * - by • 9th June 2011

“This tea smells amazing but the flavour didn't match the smell. I found the taste to be quite weak, in comparison to the smell. Still a nice tea though.”

T-Piggy

* * * * - by • 16th October 2008

“Hi I have tried a few Tea Pigs but this is the one that won me over. It has an abundance of mellow woody wholesome flavours, each complimenting each other. Delicious just off lukewarm - I had four in a row the other day...introduced to initially by my excitable friend Una and recently reintroced by 'The Bear' who also as an Alpha Male enjoys an evening cup! If your a fan of Yogi - this is even purer!”

I will be ordering more

* * * * - by Tom Hawkins • 29th February 2016

“I bought this to fill up the remaining spaces on a sample box and I was a bit dubious when approaching it but in the end I was pleasantly surprised. It is really delicious, spicy and warming, perfect for a cold day. It goes on my list of teas from the sample box to order more of.”

Tasty!

* * * * - by • 21st April 2011

“Very nice winter cup! The spicing is just right and, as someone else wrote, it is rather good with a splash of brandy or whisky as a special cold night treat!”

Smells amazing

* * * * - by Kirsten Haylings • 4th October 2012

“The smell of the tea is amazing,rich and spicy taste.
Delicious!!!”

Turns a rooibos hater to a rooibos lover

* * * * - by nicola • 19th November 2011

“I didnt like rooibos till i tried this tea! this is now my favourite caffeine free early evening cuppa. Though I agree with some of the other comments, a touch more spice would make this perfect.”

Exactly what it says it is: 'winter spice'

* * * - - by • 14th November 2007

“This is a very fiery tea - I couldn't make out the rooibos but it reminds me of fireball gobstoppers! Too strong for me but I know lots of people will love this! Go for this if you normally enjoy chai but want to try something spicier!”

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