Sabdariffa Spritzer or Holiday Hibiscus

Sabdariffa Spritzer or Holiday Hibiscus

Holiday Hibiscus.  Looking for a fabulous iced tea drink for the 4th of July? I have one to share concocted from our hibiscus petals, botanical name sadariffa.

Hibiscus Tea

I had some hibiscus tea in the refrigerator, and whilst I love this tea on its own, I cannot drink that much of it. (and for those of you who don’t know me, I am a tea drinker!)

I thought hibiscus would help keep me cool with the summer heat and give me all the other goodies Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Riboflavin, and antioxidant Anthocyanin.  Hibiscus really is a good package of benefits.

Holiday Hibiscus petals made into a spritzer from Local Tea Company in Sarasota Florida I also drink a lot of Seltzer water, so here is what I did. I filled my glass half full with Hibiscus tea, some ice, and topped off with Seltzer. A twist of lime is good too. There you have HIBISCUS SPRITZER!

What a beautiful drink, so refreshing, and I can drink lots more Hibiscus this way.  If you want to go all-out, use a martini glass, it looks brilliant.

Sip on a healthy, vibrant, non-alcoholic cocktail.  Holiday Hibiscus.

And here is a recent post about our Mote Beach Tea and Selva Grill.

Cheers to me, dears.

Glynis

Local Tea Company

Local Tea Company promotes local products and services, protects local environments, and celebrates local treasures. Great things start at the local level.  Therefore, it is no surprise our motto is “Sip Locally.”

Three times more money is injected into the local economy when people buy from local businesses rather than national chains.  Local businesses put their money back into the local economy.  Above all, both employees and vendors contribute to a cycle of support that strengthens a community.  Sip Locally.

Our locally inspired, loose leaf teas celebrate Sarasota.  For example, our most popular tea, Selby Select, is inspired by Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.  In addition, Selby was our home base from 2007 until 2016.  We have created teas celebrating other parts of Selby Gardens, including our Little Monkey Fruit Tea and our Secret Garden Green Tea.

Sip Locally

Other locally inspired loose leaf teas include…

We created a tea for the Edison Ford Winter Estates in Fort Meyers.  You will love the sweetness of our Edison Ford Fruit Tea.  Local Tea Company organized the Celebrating Sarasota Collection of Teas.  We are working on more clever creations of loose leaf tea blends.

Join us in practicing “Sip Locally” throughout our community.  We love Sarasota, and we love sharing our community with the many visitors we meet every day.  In conclusion, we appreciate all the support, and we will continue working hard to contribute to our local community.

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