Review Marks & Spencers Peppermint Infusion Tea

On my quest to discover new teas I thought I would grab this box whilst in Marks & Spencers as I do enjoy a good cup of mint tea. I liked both the colour and the design of the box. I liked the colour and thought it was being calm and relaxing. Yes, I fell for the packaging yet again. Opening the box foil packaging is revealed in which the teabags are kept. I assume it is to keep them nice and fresh and keep their flavour. What did hit me on opening the file packaging was the strong aroma of mint. I would describe this is been pretty similar to that of an extra strong mint. I personally found this a little off putting as I found it a little overpowering.
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On placing the teabag in the hot water the infusion of both colour and flavour occurred quiet quickly. The tea caused the hot water to go the typical brownie greenie colour I expected.
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I left the teabag in for the recommended three minutes. I found that there was a subtle aroma of mint coming from tea, which I was unable to distinguish as being peppermint. On drinking the tea itself I could taste the subtle hint of peppermint to me this was just right as it fitted my expectation of not being either to strong or week. I didn’t get comforting feeling that I have experienced with other mint teas. That said I did find it a nice enjoyable cup of tea. Would I buy this tea again, yes I would and probably to drink at work.

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