Not bad if you’re in the mood for a gentle minty green tea. The spearmint stands out from the other flavours, and it also lingers the most. I steeped this for two minutes at 80C this time, but I’ll think I’ll leave it a fraction longer next time and see if I can draw a little more flavour out of it.
This is one of my favourite minty teas. The spearmint dominates, but doesn’t overwhelm, and while you can’t really pick out the other ingredients individually you definitely notice their effect in preventing this tea from tasting like just another mint tea.
When I’m in the mood for a mint tea, I just keep coming back to this one. It has a permanent place in my tea cupboard.
A friend of mine had a bad reaction to eating spicy food on an empty stomach when she was visiting me the other day, so we both ended up drinking three or four cups of this. I thought that since the mint dominates the flavour of this it might be gentle to the stomach, and I was right. It’s also just generally a pleasant, easy-drinking sort of tea.
I’m feeling a trifle off-colour tonight and I was craving a minty tea. This is quite a decent mint tea. You can’t really detect much of the floral elements in the flavour, but they do serve to keep the mint from becoming too much. Nice and gentle, so it delivers what I want from it tonight.