I got this as a sample in one order from DT, and for a few months I was afraid to try it because I’m a wimp and am kind of afraid of spicy things. Chilis steeped in hot water sounded terrifying. Finally I gave it a shot, and it was good. Very very similar to Read My Lips, sans the mint notes. Same chocolate flavour, and perhaps a slightly warmer note from the chilis (although Read My Lips has peppercorns, so even this is very similar). Not spicy at all, but there’s a little more warmth and depth added from the chili I think. I also got no chai spice notes, so that is worth noting.
Overall, very tasty but I would not purchase because it’s similar to Read My Lips which I love (and prefer because of the mint).

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