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Crème de Menthe

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Herbal Pu-erh Blend
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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 45 sec 12 oz / 354 ml

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  • “Woo! My tea from Herbal Infusions came in today, and I also got my huge mystery stash package from *Janelle*. It had a lot of teas from DAVIDs in it that I'd never tried, so I'm pretty excited to...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Argh, still have another cup of this left! Anyhow, although I'm not a fan of minty teas in general, I figured I'd put some effort towards drinking down some of my 2011 Advent Calendar samples, and...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Thanks Daisy Chubb I am afraid tho It smells like, dirt, fish, and spearmint. It looks like tar. The amount of mint flavor-wise is MUCH appreciated...it sits well on the tongue. Any less I...” Read full tasting note
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  • “I am on a mission to drink up some of the smaller samples I have so that my tea cupboard will be a tidier collection of teas that I actually want to have around, instead of samples that I keep...” Read full tasting note
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Dark and nouveau-chic

It’s time to go retro and return this flavour to its rightful place as the Queen of Liqueurs. Are you ready to succumb to its charms? Our version is a rich, dark blend of organic pu’erh tea and peppermint, sweetened with all the creaminess of organic Madagascar vanilla, licorice and cinnamon. It’s as delicious as the original, only you can drink it everyday, all day. Now, that’s decadent.

Ingredients: Organic: Pu-erh (cooked, Shou type), cinnamon, peppermint, licorice root, vanilla bean.

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69 Tasting Notes

4043 tasting notes


Mint? check.
Creaminess? Check?
weird after taste that makes me want to not drink this? check.

Sorry david’s tea, another miss for me.

(also my tea at sea samples arrived, so goal for today is to get 3 sipdowns in so that when i get back from vacation, i’ll be at exactly 150!)


They just couldn’t help themselves with the Weird Aftertaste extract.


Haha! Fjellrev, exactly!
(Feet, yes Sil, this one tastes like feet. Drank it few years ago and still remember how BAD it was…)




My mint to be one had a really nasty aftertaste that reminded me of a bad pineapple… I threw it all out and was so very disappointed. Oh well there is always Read My Lips and White Chocolate Frost..


Feet ! oh lord, I’m happy I never tasted that one

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1 tasting notes

Mrs Scarry has been getting me to try many teas and I finally found one I like just to have them discontinue it. Ive tried the gambit of flavors from black,white,green,nuts,fruits, etc from this Davids Tea and loved this one the best. If anyone has suggestions of similar style taste,blends to come up with similar taste I would love to know! Thank you. EvS

185 °F / 85 °C 5 min, 30 sec

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149 tasting notes

This is a lovely tea served hot. Sometimes I will mix it with a little bit of any chocolate tea and it tastes like an after eight mint. Without chocolate, it tastes just like the filling. Its delicious!

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212 tasting notes

Very nice, just what I was looking for.

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36 tasting notes

I wasn’t sure of buying it because it kinda smells like mouthwash, but I got it anyway because I was curious. The creme de menthe flavour is definitely there, and I think that in order to enjoy the tea you have to really like that flavour. But because it has that huge hit of caffeine and refreshing mint it is a really great morning tea.

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269 tasting notes

Honestly, I found this smelled and tasted like apples and cinnimon oatmeal. I certianly could find the cinnamon in the tea, though the mint from which it acquired its name appeared more lost, with only hints appearing. I would like this to take a more prominent place to suit the name.

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5 tasting notes

I first tried this in the summer as iced tea, and it was so good that I bought a bag immediately! Creamy and minty, it makes some refreshing iced tea!

Now that it’s winter, I don’t quite make this as much, but it’s delicious hot with milk added.

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125 tasting notes

nice minty tea, has a smooth feel to it.
i guess this is pu’erh. i like it

205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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16 tasting notes

I don’t drink pu-erh normally, but this tea might change that. The minty refreshing taste of this beautiful tea is enough to convert me from my greens and whites. Really is a delicious brew and I’d recommend it.

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12 tasting notes

I had version of this tea from a local tea store a while back and fell in love with the flavor. When I discovered this on Davids Tea I knew I had to buy some. It’s exactly how I remember it. I know some people don’t like some pu erh’s because they have a earthy taste, but the addition of mint and vanilla really help balance out the flavor. If you are used to black teas you really need to give this one a shot. All of that horrible astringency normally present in black teas is nowhere to be found in this pu erh. Nothing but a smooooooooooth cup of delicious tea.

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