If you’re an avid tea drinker, chances are, you’ve already tried the Twinings green tea. If not, then now is the best time to do so. They’re not just amazingly flavorful but are also made from natural ingredients that are good for your body. Read on.

Twinings of London has been at the helm of the tea industry since 1706. Not only was Twinings one of the first companies to sell tea to the United Kingdom but it is also the first tea company that nabbed the Queen’s Award for Export. There are popular traditional favorites that staunch supporters swear by but Twinings also has aromatic teas and iced teas as well as fruit-laced and herbal-infused teas. Now, customers from more than 100 countries are continually convinced of the high quality of taste of Twinings green tea, among its other variants.

Twinings Green Tea of LondonTwinings is quite proud of its excellent line-up of green teas – from its best ever Pure Green Tea to its blended flavors extracted from natural fruits. Twinings green tea, like all the other teas, comes from the plant Camellia Sinensis. The only difference is that it is treated in a much more specific way of extraction and preparation, hence, the distinct flavor and texture that its loyal drinkers know and love.

Drinking green tea is a smarter choice than sipping sugary and/or heavily-caffeinated beverages like soda and coffee. Of course, the tea calories you would get more or less depend on the type of milk you use and the amount of sugar you add. Twinings green tea nutrition chart on the back of the tea label can tell you a lot about what weight loss benefits it can provide. Consult with your doctor before making it part of your daily diet.

There are a lot of Twinings green tea variants to choose from. This Twinings green tea review will help you decide which to try first.

Twinings Green Tea Variants

Decaffeinated Pure Green Tea

With Decaffeinated Pure Green Tea, you can sip your way to an energizing combination of harmony and spirit – without the jittery feeling. This is an especially soothing drink before going to bed or if you want to pacify those jagged nerves. Though it is not possible to remove 100% of the caffeine in it, there is only about 2 mg of Twinings Green Tea caffeine in every 190 ml cup you use. No worries about not getting enough sleep.

Decaffeinated Twinings green tea undergoes an all-natural extraction process involving just water and liquid carbon dioxide. This ensures the highest possible quality of tea extracted without contributing to further damage to the aromatic components of the tea itself. Decaffeination is done in inert atmosphere and at a low temperature, ensuring that the flavor and aroma of the tea is preserved and no residue of liquid carbon dioxide is left. And because green tea is made from unfermented tea leaves, it is packed with higher antioxidant levels than other kinds of tea such as black or oolong.

Green Tea & Lemon

The refreshing lemon flavor in the Twinings Green Tea & Lemon is so distinct that it gives the right amount of kick at the back of your throat but just enough to awaken you to beat the morning rush. It is sweet and zesty, also perfect to relieve you of hangover from partying the night before. And because the pleasant effect of lemon, this variant can be served both hot or cold. As a relaxing hot beverage, make sure to boil it for approximately two minutes to bring out the lovely aroma of the lemon. As an invigorating cold drink, let it sit for a few minutes until it is no longer hot then prepare it like how you would prepare a regular iced tea.

Pure Green Tea

Honestly, it is like sipping a boiled bark tree. But that is the purity that Twinings promised on its Pure Green Tea variant. It is like you are treating your whole body to a trip to nature as you sip this.

Jasmine Green Tea

If you want a light and refreshing morning drink, the Twinings Jasmine green tea is a practical choice. The strong presence of the green tea reminds you of what you are drinking but with the addition of Jasmine, there’s a light floral flavor that makes it a lot lighter and more refreshing than any other green tea variant from Twinings. It is not so much that it is heavily laced with Jasmine but more of a subtle sweetness that makes it such a clean flavor to try.

Cranberry Green Tea

It still tastes like green tea but with the lovely aroma of cranberry lingering in your nose. On hot summer days, just put ice cubes on it and you’ll swear to it as your favorite among all the variants. And since cranberry is considered a super food, there is no limit on how often you want to prepare this as your hot or cold beverage.

Pomegranate Green Tea

The smell of this Twinings green tea is to die for! Even the skeptics won’t be able to resist its charm. It is delicious and delightful refreshing, blending perfectly with the green tea flavor.

The pomegranates were originally brought by sea traders to China during their business route here. It is widely grown in the south west part of the country, distinctly popular due to its deep pink hue yet naturally sweet taste. So if you’re looking for a different flavor in your green tea, then you’ve got to try this.

Mint Green Tea

This variant is the ultimate answer to upset stomachs. The fresh kick of mint while it is brewing is not just heavenly but would instantly calm and refresh you. The intoxicating flavor is very easy on the palate, a subtle and very light taste that won’t overpower the entire tea. And since it is also chock-full of antioxidants, you can make Mint Green Tea as a soothing hot beverage or a delightful cold drink.

Ginger Green Tea

If you can’t get enough of all the Twinings green tea variants, then the Ginger Green Tea is also a must-try for you. It is a perfect addition to your collection and would make mealtimes more exciting. Because ginger is great for digestion, it is the perfect post-meal drink. Though the ginger flavor is definitely dominant, it is incredibly warming. If you want a little kick on your drink especially on those cold evenings, then this variant is the ultimate partner. If you’re feeling a little under the weather, the Ginger Green Tea would give you a great boost in no time at all.

But let’s not forget the Twinings Gunpowder Green Tea, another variant that is worth a try. The sweet yet smoky smell of the loose tea leaves makes it a light, refreshing drink – if you know the proper steeping time and temperature for it. Most people complain about the bitter aftertaste it leaves as well as the dry sensation at the back of the throat after sipping it. But the secret is being patient when brewing it. With lower temperature and fairly quick steeping time, you won’t get the best out of this variant. Some loyal customers try to re-steep it for several times which helps get that light aromatic flavor from it.

All in all, Twinings does a great job of creating high quality green teas in different fruit flavored variants. You get all the fabulous benefits of green tea but with all the lovely flavors that would satisfy your palate and senses.