Irish People Try American Iced Tea

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  • Published on Feb 9, 2018
  • "It just feels like they've done tea wrong"
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  • Mike Olson
    Mike Olson 2 days ago

    21 seconds # i wish her hair was down.

  • Caleb Jackson
    Caleb Jackson 3 days ago

    Anything served in a bottle falls immensely short of the true American Sweet Tea experience.

  • Mick Thesociopath
    Mick Thesociopath 5 days ago

    2019 who

  • Claudia Berry
    Claudia Berry 12 days ago

    I need to know if that guy is of Peruvian descent. That is all. kthxbai

  • Renee Elias
    Renee Elias 19 days ago

    Where are the ice cubes? Isn’t this an iced tea taste test?

  • Brian Rad
    Brian Rad 20 days ago

    Gold Peak

  • Garrett Young
    Garrett Young 21 day ago

    Should have gave them some sweet tea from the south

  • alisha woods
    alisha woods 29 days ago

    I don't like flavored tea.

  • Christian Hansen
    Christian Hansen Month ago

    From everyone in America I’m sorry that you had to taste Pure leaf

  • Daniel Cafaniel
    Daniel Cafaniel Month ago

    The pure leaf looks like the one i left in my car for two weeks and it got all cloudy. Its supposed to be CLEAR LOL

  • Kristopher Carr
    Kristopher Carr Month ago

    Snapple is crap....Arizona is crap....Pure Leaf is only good in the unsweet or sweet variety...and most bottled US based teas taste like day or two old tea.

  • KEVIN PEREIRA
    KEVIN PEREIRA Month ago

    Is that a Mexican Irish dude wtf

  • ranwolf76
    ranwolf76 Month ago

    no Mystic?

  • Davey Houston
    Davey Houston Month ago

    non Americans don't drink iced tea so they have no frame of reference. they are triggering me!

  • The One And Only
    The One And Only Month ago

    American sweet tea is too sugary

  • beast from the east

    Might help if the dumbasses giving you the tea made sure it was cold hot tea sucks

  • Weird Beard
    Weird Beard Month ago

    How much time does one spend on the ground to be able to recognize the smell like that?

  • TheHellbillyx
    TheHellbillyx Month ago

    I make my own ice tea just has tea and sugar like most teas in america

  • Jack Evans
    Jack Evans Month ago

    I mean lipton's essentially tea flavoured sugar water. So there's no wonder everyone loves it.

  • LeVar Berry
    LeVar Berry Month ago

    They served warm Ice Tea ?!?!?!

  • LeVar Berry
    LeVar Berry Month ago

    WHERE IS KELLY????

  • Anne B.
    Anne B. Month ago

    I love Lipton's Peach and Raspberry flavored tea and Snapple Peach or Lemon Teas. They're so good. Lipton also makes a White Raspberry tea that's really good too.

  • larkin b
    larkin b Month ago

    snapple tea i am not a fan of but lipton peach tea is great snapple's apple juice is awesome!!!

  • Josh Hunt
    Josh Hunt Month ago

    Fruity... Tea... Lippy... 😂😂😂😂

  • Worf Son of Mogh
    Worf Son of Mogh Month ago

    A lot of elitist southerners in these comments.

  • Nadi B
    Nadi B Month ago

    Pure leaf is delicious

  • Scott [Gaming Banzai]

    Lipton is British, but they are popular here (not a fan). I don't drink much sweet tea, but I do drink a lot of unsweetened tea. In my opinion, a lot of the unsweetened tea here is not great because Coke/Pepsi control the market, but there are a few good ones. Milo's is fantastic, though it's always in the refrigerated area as far as I know. Tejava is also great and on the level of Milo's. Both are not easy to find in my area. Unsweetened Snapple is alright, probably the best of the well known brands. Peak and Pure Leaf are the mass produced junk of the bottled tea world, though Pure Leaf is better than Peak. My main issue is the types of acid the big brands put into the tea which destroy the actual flavor of the tea. Citric acid and especially phosphoric acid make it taste terrible. The only stabilizer that doesn't mess things up is ascorbic acid, which brands in the USA don't like to use for whatever reason. In Japan it's used almost exclusively. Though in general bottled tea from Japan is great. We do have "Tea's Tea" here (ITO EN), though it's usually pricey and hard to find like Milo's and Tejava. I used to like Arizona and drink it on rare occasion, but as far as I know they don't make unsweetened tea and their sweet tea has a percentage of fake sugar in it now. One odd fact is that Arby's the fast food restaurant has great unsweetened tea. They used to sell it bottled, but not sure if they still do.

  • dana hartmann
    dana hartmann Month ago

    Snapple diet peach. Yum

  • davidpar2
    davidpar2 Month ago

    The best iced tea that ever was is White Rock

  • Mike Hunt
    Mike Hunt Month ago +1

    I love how other countries have a complete misunderstanding of how it really is in the US.

  • Geo Proctor
    Geo Proctor Month ago

    You're being kinder than I, been forced to endure them all. They're all a bunch of crap.

  • Benski
    Benski Month ago

    Sweet tea is a southern favorite. We love some Bojangles sweet tea.

  • UnderGroundMusicFlorida

    wtf? they arent even using original airzonal...

  • Paula Udell
    Paula Udell Month ago

    Hate bottled tea.

  • Blake S
    Blake S Month ago

    Not my worst fap.

  • Kendall Turner. luv

    Idk y I'm offended by this and really triggered by the red head

  • MaryIBEW
    MaryIBEW Month ago

    Use some ICE!!!

  • Jacob Rawls
    Jacob Rawls 2 months ago

    They used the worst ones from each brand

  • ArchangelJuicy
    ArchangelJuicy 2 months ago

    pure leaf doesn't taste good warm and lemon is not one of their good flavors imo

  • onevoiceinc
    onevoiceinc 2 months ago

    Being from the area where sweet tea was supposedly invented (near Summerville, SC), I not only find the bottled "teas" to be a joke, but also an embarrassment and a very sad attempt. Whether you're a Luzianne™ (the only sweet tea brand, imo) or Lipton fan (which is tolerable, kinda), real honest-to-goodness sweet tea isn't made with corn sweeteners, caramel coloring, powders, mixes, or chemicals. It's water, tea leaves, and sugar. That's it.
    I can also say (as someone who only drinks sweet tea), there are different types when going out to a restaurant. There's Yankee tea (unsweet and unfit for drinking - pour directly down the sink, please), foot tea (when the tea is just starting to sour after being in an urn for too long... or the urn hasn't been properly cleaned - blyeck!), @$$ tea (no explanation necessary, I'm thinking), ghetto sweet tea (so sweet that you can't drink it... maybe it should be bottled and used as syrup for pancakes?), and regular ol' sweet tea (the good stuff).
    But to my Irish friends, you were sold a falsehood. A hoax. A misrepresentation. (Sadly, too many Americans don't know the difference either.) Sorry this happened. Please visit SC so we can show you what real Southern food and beverages are supposed to taste like. If you gain a hundred pounds in the process, it's not our fault.

  • Bec Thumma
    Bec Thumma 2 months ago

    So let me get this straight, if it taste like tea, that's bad, but if it doesn't taste like tea it's great...I'm confused.

  • Teddy Bonkers
    Teddy Bonkers 2 months ago

    I’m an American and I love drinking the Arizona tea I have never come across blueberry iced tea before cx sounds good af

  • BellinaNico
    BellinaNico 2 months ago

    I’m from the Southern part of the US and sweet iced tea is my favorite drink. And you have to make it right down here or people riot lol. Anyway, with that being said, I despise fruit flavored teas. Especially bottled tea. All of those are terrible. I’d rather make my own. It’s the only way to do it right in the South. :3

  • robert justus
    robert justus 2 months ago

    What no Sweet Tea?

  • Tikuros
    Tikuros 2 months ago

    Why would Lipton be American? I live in central Europe and even we have Lipton since, like the 80's or something

  • grungecraic
    grungecraic 2 months ago

    pre-packaged iced tea isn't real sweet iced tea and that's that. give me diabetes in a cup smh

  • Kaitlyn Davis
    Kaitlyn Davis 2 months ago

    Come to my southern home and have some sweet iced tea

  • Jonathan Diehl
    Jonathan Diehl 2 months ago

    Arnold palmer

  • James Demott
    James Demott 2 months ago

    All those bottled teas are crap

  • JennaMaclaine
    JennaMaclaine 2 months ago

    Iced tea should be brewed, sweetened, and served over ice. None of that bottled stuff. Get someone to make you some real southern iced tea!

  • arava
    arava 2 months ago

    With no ice?!

  • Jeff Elder
    Jeff Elder 2 months ago

    No red diamond sweet tea,that's just wrong

  • joel simms
    joel simms 2 months ago

    That crap ain't real tea!!!!!

  • Crazy Ohioan Cars, Guns, and Gaming

    pure leaf tastes like shit, gold peak is the good stuff

  • L Davis
    L Davis 2 months ago

    Just an idea, but have you considered doing a Southern New England taste test? Just some ideas are: Clam cakes, New England clam chowder, Del's Lemonade, Autocrat coffee syrup, funnel cakes, steamed burgers, Cape Cod potato chips (original) B&M Boston baked beans (original) and Bakery (pan) pizza strips. PIzza strips is more of an Rhode Island thing as well as Del's lemonade. The strips have a thick crust, simple sauce and typically doesn't have any cheese, but sometimes has Parmesan cheese.
    Sorry, went crazy with ideas. I'm not a drinker, but Samuel Adam's is a beer from Boston, not sure about any local craft beer or alcohol.
    Hope to see more episodes soon

  • AvangionQ
    AvangionQ 2 months ago

    @ 2:52 `Wow, that's a lot of sugar` ... yep, most American brands of tea have as much sugar in them as soda ...

  • Cassidy Scruggs
    Cassidy Scruggs 2 months ago

    That’s tea flavored sugar water. Not iced tea.

  • laurensue
    laurensue 2 months ago

    Lol yeah that's how we talk in Georgia 🙃

  • Tommy Jay
    Tommy Jay 2 months ago

    How much make up did that one broad use? Goddamn you cant possibly be that ugly. Oh wait you look like you belong on buzz feed Irish version.

  • Talking Tina
    Talking Tina 2 months ago

    China Mist. The best iced tea!

  • Eso Teric
    Eso Teric 2 months ago

    Ya'll just gettin' lazy. Tea? For real?

  • Lindsay Perez
    Lindsay Perez 2 months ago

    I don’t care what they say. I just adore hearing them speak. They could be telling me off and I would just quietly sit there and take it 😂

  • Joey C
    Joey C 2 months ago

    I read the title, looked at the thumbnail where he's holding a snapple and audibly sighed.
    Snapple is to Tea like McDonalds is to burgers.

  • Matthew Pascoe
    Matthew Pascoe 2 months ago

    person 1: "I like the bottle!"
    Diane: *hardened by years in the trenches at Facts, deadpans the screen "the bottle looks cheap!"

  • Tristen Liner
    Tristen Liner 2 months ago

    Should've included Milo's they make tea the best

  • Tristen Liner
    Tristen Liner 2 months ago

    Pure leaf taste life tea that Asad person made

  • xadam2dudex
    xadam2dudex 2 months ago

    Guys ice tea is meant to be drunk over ice or chilled ice cold not warm ... How can that Fact have been overlooked ?

  • Musicbookoholic
    Musicbookoholic 2 months ago

    Mixing tea with vodka never crossed my mind.

  • m h
    m h 2 months ago

    No. No. No. Us Southerners dont sit on the porch and sip flavored tea. Its either straight sweet tea (so much sugar you can taste the diabetes) or some sort of brown whiskey.

  • Pamela Curtis
    Pamela Curtis 2 months ago

    Good Georgia accent! Sounds like Thomasville...

  • jacobianmail
    jacobianmail 2 months ago

    I'm from the southern states, and I'll vouch that pure leaf is garbage.

  • Faith Pon
    Faith Pon 3 months ago

    I hate the Bitchie complaining Woman Within the red hair and a kind of sort of pigtails. I hate her I hate her hate her hate her hate her hate her. She's an idiot. You really need to fire that girl. I'm guessing she's the boss's daughter...... because she's the idiot looks the worst and gets away with complaining whining comments and nothing funny. God how stupid is the boss?

    • Faith Pon
      Faith Pon 3 months ago

      I couldn't finish watching this video because the stupid girl was in this again.

  • Jennifer Coleman
    Jennifer Coleman 3 months ago

    I'm drinking sweat tea right now lol gold peak

  • Jennifer Coleman
    Jennifer Coleman 3 months ago

    Ok just began and they won't like it unless it has alcohol I think lol. They love alcohol

  • Stal 14
    Stal 14 3 months ago

    None of those are "Tea". Try Red Diamond sweet tea if you want something close to ice tea from the states.

  • CNN: World Leader of Fake News

    Bottled tea lol. I love tea but the bottle stuff is nasty.

  • XeRo Universe
    XeRo Universe 3 months ago

    You've also got to throw in golden peak guys. It's the absolute best tea out there all tho to be fair it's not "ice" tea its sweet tea lol but yes golden peak

  • Sask Sky
    Sask Sky 3 months ago

    0:35 . . . tens of thousands of years of evolution down the crapper . . . where did that girl get her taste?

  • utoobguy30
    utoobguy30 3 months ago

    ive always wondered if people who are more hot tea and milk types would called southern sweet iced tea an abomination with how sweet it is.

  • Candie Little
    Candie Little 3 months ago

    I DON'T like any store bought America ice tea because they taste like they have been sitting for weeks. I like fresh ice tea made at home.

  • Mari Lee
    Mari Lee 3 months ago

    That Pure Leaf lemon tea looked like a bad batch

  • mountainfolks
    mountainfolks 3 months ago

    I have never seen a bottle of Pure Leaf look so murky. Are you sure it was still good. Looks horrible. (BTW I have a 3 month old bottle it the back of the frig and it still looks like tea, not murky mud)

  • Marcy Fox
    Marcy Fox 3 months ago

    I never drink those...According to Facts I do not America right....no videos are correct US items....

  • uhavemooface
    uhavemooface 3 months ago

    I have never seen or heard of Pure Leaf and I am American and live here. Wtf. The best tea is unsweetened. None of that crappy sugar in the tea.

  • Emily Cooney
    Emily Cooney 3 months ago

    Snapple peach tea and the Georgia peach Peace Tea are the best

  • faceless0ne1
    faceless0ne1 3 months ago

    The American way to drink tea...Is to throw it in the harbor and drink coffee

  • Margarita M.
    Margarita M. 3 months ago

    Iced tea is not the real tea.

  • Allison G
    Allison G 3 months ago

    "Thank you, Lipton, that'll be all!" :-D I laughed way too hard..

  • Turtle Man
    Turtle Man 3 months ago

    Should’ve used milos

  • Just Julian
    Just Julian 4 months ago

    Should taste how much sugar we put in homemade sweet tea 😂 we’re all gonna die....

  • osu5inarow
    osu5inarow 4 months ago

    Europeans: This would taste better warm.
    Common sense: but then it wouldn't be called iced tea.....

  • Lee Cox
    Lee Cox 4 months ago

    Georgia boy here. Georgia's known as the Peach State. Also, anyone from the south who drinks sweet iced tea from a bottle is usually away from home.

  • Let'sBeCivil,ShallWe?
    Let'sBeCivil,ShallWe? 4 months ago

    As a Southerner I am, truly and for the first time, *_triggered_* by an episode! It ain’t iced tea if it’s not fresh brewed, hasn’t used a simple syrup as the sweetener and isn’t poured over ice. _departs in a Southern huff_

  • Heavens Flames
    Heavens Flames 4 months ago

    You guys forgot gold peaks iced tea

  • Dave Hamilton
    Dave Hamilton 4 months ago

    LOLSY!!!

  • Heather H
    Heather H 4 months ago

    I'm a tea purist......unsweetened, unflavored only. The rest of it is crap. If I'm going to drink bottled tea though, I usually prefer Pure Leaf.

  • Gene Wilkerson
    Gene Wilkerson 4 months ago

    Im from the US and Ive never ever heard of white tea or what ever that first one was.

  • Jim Tilley
    Jim Tilley 4 months ago

    None of this is Southern Sweet Tea. All of this is... junk. Bring this American over there to eat Irish food, and I will brew you real sweet tea.

  • benderbuster
    benderbuster 4 months ago

    How about making a video called "Irish People Try Not to be Irritating?"

  • MightyMrMustache
    MightyMrMustache 4 months ago

    aww. Somebody has a wee crush on Laura. Understandable