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Peppermint (Sachets) from Harney and Sons

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: Oregon, United States

63 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 2/5
Dec. 20th, 2015

Served in the Barnes & Noble Cafe in Newark, DE.

I am more partial to spearmint than peppermint, but I do enjoy peppermint from time to time. I picked this one mainly because it was one of the only two caffeine-free herbal options in the cafe, and I had already tried the other one.

This is a very good peppermint ...

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Pacific Peppermint from Octavia Tea

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: United States of America

60 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
May. 15th, 2014

Served at Velvet Sky Bakery in Jenkintown, my favorite place to sample Octavia's teas.

I love mint, but I tend to strongly prefer herbal teas brewed from other varieties of mint, like spearmint or apple mint, rather than peppermint.

Brews a dark amber with a tinge of greenish.

Very potent aroma, but somehow wi...

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Peppermint from Adagio Teas

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: ?????

63 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Nov. 25th, 2012

This was among the highest-quality of the commercial pure peppermint herbal teas that I've sampled, from a tea company. Quality-wise, it is about on par with Two Leaves and a Bud's, but the price point is markedly lower. It still pales in comparison with the stuff I've grown in my own garden.

Aroma is strongly pep...

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Peppermint Herbal Tea from Bigelow Tea

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: ?????

50 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5
Jul. 16th, 2012

I find it interesting that Bigelow offers both this pure peppermint herbal tea, and the mint medley blend. The mint medley is more widely available and I prefer it, because I like spearmint more than peppermint in herbal teas. Both I think are quite good.

There are aspects of this pure peppermint tea that I like b...

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Classic Mint (Egyptian Mint Herb Tea) from Novus Tea

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: Egypt

50 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5
Mar. 2nd, 2012

Very fresh, crisp peppermint aroma. Clean but without being flat. Little of the complex herbaceous aroma that I like though, in peppermint. Strong but without being candy-like.

I tried this mainly to try it, peppermint grows out of control in this climate and I'm never short of it...so I wouldn't buy this (or any...

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Pure Peppermint from Twinings

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: ?????

53 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5
May. 17th, 2010

Less of the strong peppermint aroma than most peppermint teas...very dark in color, unusually so...more of the general leafy/herbaceous aroma. Not at all sour and very little bitterness or sweetness...this is primarily an aromatic tea.

Noticeably more complexity than Lipton's peppermint. Among bagged peppermint te...

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Peppermint Herbal Tea from Lipton Tea

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: ?????

57 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Dec. 10th, 2009

Very pepperminty without being overwhelmingly so. Rich, full-bodied, but with less of the leafy aroma that some dried peppermint teas have. Smooth flavor, no sourness. I think this is among the better of Lipton's herbal offerings. The only thing lacking is the complexity of the aroma...I like mint teas that have a ...

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Peppermint from Two Leaves and a Bud

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: Europe

60 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5
Nov. 5th, 2009

Aroma very strong but more grassy and herbal, and more complex, than most straight peppermint teas. Balanced and not overpowering. Only a hint of sourness, less than most peppermint teas.

I still prefer the stuff I grow and dry myself, but this is a pretty good alternative. I give such a low rating for "value" be...

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