I just tried this for the first time, from my black tea sampler. I had a fair amount of milk and sugar, and I was really surprised how brightly the minty briskness showed through. Very flavorful for not being flavored. I've never had a black tea like this, and it's very good. This would make a great gift to a tea novice; an excellent (but not a standard) introduction to distinctive black teas.
I love almost all black teas. This one is special. It always catches me by surprise when I take that first sip. I haven't had trouble with too much bitterness. I just boil water, pour on and let it steep for 4 minutes. I drink my teas black and sweet every morning. Try a sample and see how exciting this tea can be!
Not too minty. Perhaps some folks are scared off by thoughts of a mint julep or that popular mint tea by a company that starts with
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