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Rote Grutze (Red Groats)

This herbal is now retired. Please see our new Naturally Flavored Rote Grutze, as a comparable alternative.
Dried berries, hibiscus and flavoring yield a red liquor with a bright harmony of tart flavors. Contains no caffeine.
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Steeping Suggestions
Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 8 min.
Water Temperature: 212 degrees (boiling)
hibiscus, grapes, elderberries, blackcurrant, blueberries, natural flavoring

Rote Grutze (Red Groats) Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 (based on 5 reviews)

Great iced tea or blended with rooibos
Ellery – MA – May 17, 2018

This makes a great herbal iced tea, either by itself. You can blend it 50/50 with rooibos as well and that makes a very good tea hot or iced. I find that served hot its a bit too tannic on its own.

Favorite for iced
Robert – MA – May 12, 2018

We love this for a caffeine-free iced tea. We sun-brew it by the half-gallon. Great tart taste and color. We often make it half and half with a black tea, or with a hint of mint.

Not a fan
Lindsey – MA – April 04, 2018

I bought this because the Raspberry Fruit Tea that I love was out of stock however I really dislike the smell - it reminds me of cough syrup. I can't drink it although the taste is fine if I could get past the smell. I'm checking back every week for the restock of the other tea to order.

Karen – VA – January 07, 2018

This was a gift- I may not have tried it, but oooh--it's so yummy. It's tart, it's sweet- so many fruit things happening in your mouth. Thanks Hannah!

One of My Absolute Faves
Johanna – OR – October 03, 2017

I love the bright, tart flavor and the *gorgeous* ruby red color of this one. And it's good hot or iced, with maybe just a little sugar, depending on your tastes.

Rote Grutze (Red Groats) Review