Rose Tea Blends: easy guide, top 12 best teas

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Last updated: August 25, 2019 at 23:59 pm

Herbal Rose Tea: flavor highlights

Take time to smell the roses, they say. Luckily, there’s such a thing as rose tea to bring some serenity into our time-strapped lives! Rose teas exist in countless delightful varieties. From strong black or delicate green teas laced with fragrant rose petals, to dreamy white teas infused with rosebuds, to a range of herbal blends featuring rosehips and a symphony of herbs, flowers and spices, rose teas gently introduce your senses to a quiet, happy realm where you’ll love to linger. The fact that rose flavored teas are often served in wedding receptions and other romantic occasions, is no surprise.

Fragrant, floral, and famous

The sweet, lilting scent of rose petals is among the most recognizable fragrances in the world. We often come across it in perfumes, cosmetics, and even desserts. In fact, rose oil and rose petals were historically used in perfumes and skin-care concoctions originating in Persia, Arabia, and India. Drinking herbal brews with rose petals has also been a tradition in many cultures. Rosehips, now identified as good sources of Vitamin C, were an important ingredient in Chinese traditional medicines.

Tasting notes

Rose teas are “smooth, light and delicate”, “sweet without being cloying”, and “perfect for special occasions”. Herbal teas with rose buds as their chief ingredients, make “elegant”, “golden and luminous” liquors with a “soothing and velvety” flavor. The effect is similar in rose flavored white teas. Rose buds or rose petals add an “enchanting aroma” to green teas, turning them into “enjoyable evening drinks”. When added to black teas (usually in conjunction with lychee or other fruit flavors), rose buds create a “warm earthiness” that is “floral but not overpowering”.

Tea tips

Rose teas have a characterizing fragrance that blends very well with other floral aromas and fruit additives. Try dreamy rose tea blends with added accents of hibiscus, lavender, and chamomile. You can definitely add these botanical accents to your rose-flavored teas. Being a tea blender is not that hard, really. Rose fragrance is perfect for a soothing end-of-the-day drink. If, on the other hand, you prefer strong caffeine-rich drinks, try adding rose petals to your favorite Ceylon black tea to give it a pleasant floral dimension. Rose teas can also be accented with chocolate (cocoa nibles), vanilla, or orange blossoms.

Sweet and intensely floral, this tea feels increasingly warm and welcoming. With every sip, you can relish flavors of pink rose, jasmine, and cardamom well-balanced, beautifully rounded and robust throughout.
Artisan Quality Pure Leaf Teas Fresh Brews 80 Cups Certified Kosher by EarthKosher Origin: Anhui Province, China. Also known as 'Meigui Hongcha', Rose Petal Black is a blend of the popular Chinese black tea 'Keemun' and fragrant red rose petals. Robust Keemun: The small leaf tea from Qimen county of Anhui province is best known as the main ingredient for the popular '..
Our Organic Rose Bud Tea has uplifting aroma and light sweet taste. It is said to invoke feelings of joy and happiness and sets romantic mood. The tea is made of organic rose buds coming directly from our family rose farm in the heart of the Bulgarian Rose Valley, that are harvested when they are young to preserve the full flavor of the rose. For centuries this tea is..
The Republic of Tea's Downton Abbey English Rose Tea will make you feel like a member of the Downton Abbey cast. Impress your guests with your sophisticated palate while you serve them high tea packed with delicate flavor and floral undertones. Caffeine-free and infused with hibiscus, red raspberries, apples, vanilla, and rose petals, this specialty tea is delicious h..
A ruby red tea with a delightful tangy flavor. Made from wild rose hips, this tea boasts a vitamin C content that even rivals a glass of orange juice. Rose hip tea is excellent for anyone looking for a tasty alternative to sugar-filled juices and carbonated beverages
White tea, rose hips inclusion loose, pineapple pieces, mango pieces, cranberries, rose petals, apple pieces, hibiscus inclusion loose, blueberries, natural mango flavor and natural pineapple flavor. Spring brings the awakening of nature after a long winter slumber. Associated with rebirth, revival and renewal, spring imbues a sense of youthful freshness. Enjoy et..
Black tea, rose petals and rose flavor. Our Summer Rose tea invokes the sweet lingering fragrance of late summer roses winding up a garden trellis. Mellow and deliciously floral, this rose tea is balanced with the bright briskness of a Ceylon black tea. Served hot or iced, it will bring to mind green lawns, porch swings and sunny warm days.
Black tea, rose petals, natural chocolate flavor, natural strawberry flavor, cocoa nibs inclusion loose, dark chocolate chips and strawberries. Have you been looking for true love in a teacup? Then you're sure to fall 'head over heels' for our Valentine's tea. It deliciously combines the luxurious flavor of fresh-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries with the tast..
Lemongrass, lemon myrtle, orange peel, rose petals, lemon balm, spearmint, chamomile, lavender. Blender's Notes:Pink Rose Lemonade is a swirling collage of flowers with a hint of lemon and wintergreen. Like a fancy floral confection, this delicately handcrafted tea will refresh and soothe your palate. Pink Rose Lemonade is totally guilt-free, as it has no caffeine and..

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