Love this one. Got it in a sampler but will likely buy some on my next shipment.
“I'm a nut for anything mint, so this is a fave of mine. It's light, crisp and refreshing - great iced too!” Read full tasting note
“You know, when I think about it, I really can't tell that there's darjeeling in this unless I concentrate really hard. You can't even really see it in the tea, so I can only assume that the...” Read full tasting note
“Perfect for after a garlicky-type lunch...now minty fresh! :)” Read full tasting note
“I've had a couple of cups of this tea so far this week. I'm not 100% sure what I think of it as yet, though. I've tried Adagio's Sarjeeling Sungma Summer separately, and it was okay -- according to...” Read full tasting note
An interesting twist on the old Moroccan Mint tea, which traditionally combines Gunpowder tea from China with fresh peppermint. We kept the latter, and replaced the smoky notes of Gunpowder with the muscatel highlights of a First Flush Darjeeling from India. The result is fresher, smoother and – we hope you’ll agree – a nice improvement on the original.
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This cup mostly smelled like peppermint with the Darjeeling as a very subtle undertone. The taste was almost all peppermint, but softer than peppermint tea by itself, beautifully balanced by the Darjeeling. I got distracted and let this cool for about 10 minutes before drinking it and then finished it in about 2 seconds without realizing it, so it must have been pretty good :)
I ordered this tea long ago, early in my loose leaf days. At that time I felt it was very pepper-minty, perhaps a good tea for the wintertime if you’re feeling a little under the weather. The mint is seriously vigorous when hot. Since my first tasting, I’ve reordered this tea more than once. I love it iced to help me cool off. The mint adds to the effervescent cool feeling inside and out. It is the best on stifling summer days. I like to mix in a little mango melange for some fruity sweetness. On my third reorder today, I brewed up a cold cup and drank it slowly throughout the day. A real creaminess in the darjeeling is present after a long brew or a temperature change, which made me fall in love with the flavor all over again. Definitely for mint lovers in all seasons but also an infallible iced brew.
Flavors: Cream, Earth, Menthol, Mineral, Mint, Peppermint
I do quite this tea late in the afternoon or after dinner. Peppermint makes my tummy happy.
The flavor is dominantly peppermint, with the roundness of the darjeeling kind of comes out at the end. It feels a bit more substantial than a normal peppermint, but there isn’t much flavor past that.
This tea seems best as iced tea. The green tea they used in this blend doesn’t really break through the peppermint. As a peppermint iced tea, this is great. If I’m feeling crazy I throw some cream and chocolate in for that Andes taste.