What is Texas Tea?
Texas Tea is a type of carbonated soft drink, originating from the United States of America. It is a flavored drink, made primarily from concentrate, that is sweet and tasty. Texas Tea was first sold in the United States in 1962.
The creation of Texas Tea is credited to Roy Mobley, who worked at the Austin, Texas bottling plant of the Dr Pepper company. He created the drink while experimenting with different flavors and decided to name it Texas Tea as a nod to its Texan roots.
Currently, Texas Tea is available in three different flavors:
- Original – The original patented taste of Texas Tea is a light but refreshing citrus, making it a favorite for the picture perfect summer day.
- Lemon-Lime – A modern favorite, the Texas Tea lemon-lime is a light and tangy taste perfect for any occasion.
- Ginger – A new and unique flavor, the ginger Texas Tea adds a light spiciness to the original flavor, giving it a unique and refreshing taste.
Texas Tea is made with a combination of carbonated water, high-fructose corn syrup, citric acid, sodium benzoate (as a preservative), natural flavors, and caramel color.
Texas Tea is primarily served cold on its own or as a mixer for cocktails. It can also used as an ingredient in recipes, such as cookies or cakes, to add extra flavor.
An 8 fl oz bottle of Texas Tea has approximately 140 calories and 37 grams of sugar.
All in all, Texas Tea is a lightly flavored carbonated beverage that is popular in the United States. It has a variety of flavors and can be used in different ways, from drinking cold to baking.