This was my first cup of tea ever. My mother keeps a package of this in the cupboard, and her cup always smelled so good that I finally had to try it. This was the start of my love for tea. It still has a place in my cupboard since every time I drink a cup I think of my mom. As for the taste, it is almost sweet and I like it better than a pure peppermint mix. It is just bright, and complex.