Snapple Jelly Belly gourmet jelly beans, flavor review

In the early 90's Snapple became a beverage market success. Their tea and fruit blends (specifically peach tea and lemon tea) were so good that beverage manufacturers were asking flavor companies to create knock offs of the popular beverages.  At the time, Snapple was unique enough to use fresh brewed tea along with the best natural fruit flavors on the market.  Snapple didn't stop with teas,though,they launched quirky flavors like strawberry-kiwi and mango madness. They were creative with their flavors and they were fun. They had silly commercials and funny sayings on the lids. Now it is 2012 and I do not drink Snapple regularly.  Snapple was a phase that I out grew. Occasionally, I see a new flavor and give it a try, but I don't … [Read more...]

Snapple Half ‘n Half Diet Lemonade Iced Tea, flavor review

According to BevNet, bottled mixed lemonade and iced tea has been a popular new release in the last year: AriZona, Marley, New Leaf, Herbal Mist, Ito En and now Snapple.   http://www.bevnet.com/news/2012/snapple-launches-diet-half-n-half-lemonade-iced-tea However, Snapple's Half 'n Half is a mix of not just lemonade and black tea. Snapple is a mix of black and green tea with lemonade and it is a diet drink. Admittedly, I have never purchased a pre-made bottled iced tea lemonade blend. Usually, I make my own at the soda fountain. My preference is for about 75% unsweetened ice tea and 25% lemonade. Diet Snapple Half 'n Half isn't as good as my concoction.  The lemonade in Snapple Half 'n Half seems too green and peel like (I'd prefer a … [Read more...]