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BELGIAN MINT TEA

Herbal Tea

Rich dark chocolate and cool peppermint: a classic dessert pairing.

Kosher Certified | USDA Organic

Tasting Notes

Flavor: refreshing peppermint balanced with satisfying chocolate; naturally sweet finish
Aroma: peppermint patty
Color: amber
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About Belgian Mint Tea

Tea Type : Herbal Tea

Belgian Mint was blended to be savored alongside your favorite special dessert after a satisfying meal. It cleans and refreshes the palate with dark chocolate and bright peppermint flavors. Sweet enough to be dessert in its own right, but never cloying, we've found that Belgian Mint goes way beyond its intended purpose. It has become a favorite afternoon refreshment. A very rich and natural indulging herbal tea’ is the best way to describe Tea Forté Belgian Mint tea, where cacao bean and peppermint leaves meet. Both the cacao bean and cacao husk impart a rich, all natural chocolate flavor to the Peppermint infusion.

Our tea is made from the husks of cacao seeds that are leftover from the chocolate making process. These husks contain a hint of the chocolate flavors once inside, but do not retain measurable quantities of caffeine or the other bitter flavors of pure cacao. Cacao beans where so valued in pre-Columbian Mesoamerican civilizations that they were actually used as currency. Cacao "beans" are the pod-like fruit of the cacao or cocoa tree Theobroma cacao. Native to South and Central America, this tree has been domesticated for many centuries. Each bean weighs about a pound, and produces a few hundred seeds. Each cacao tree only produces about 20 beans a year. The seeds are crushed and processed into cocoa paste and cocoa butter, both of which are used to make chocolate and cocoa.

The peppermint’s fresh, invigorating character cleanses the palate and is a wonderful after-dinner digestive. In addition, peppermint is thought to improve sleep and the menthol in peppermint is a natural decongestant explaining why mint teas are so wonderful when you have a cold.

Any sweet foods will enhance the flavors of Belgian Mint. We've also found that it is terrific sweetened with a touch of agave nectar or sugar.

Steeping instructions

1. Heat water to 208˚F.
2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.
3. Steep for 5-7 minutes.
4. Enjoy!

For loose leaf iced teas, use 3 tsp per 8oz glass and double the steep time.

Tasting Notes

Flavor: refreshing peppermint balanced with satisfying chocolate; naturally sweet finish
Aroma: peppermint patty
Color: amber

Ingredients

  • Organic cocoa husk
  • Organic peppermint

Caffeine Content (Mg)

0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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  1. Katherine K.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Peppermint Patty

    This tea really captures the combination of chocolate and mint without any added sugar or fat. Delicious!

    07/19/19 | Cazenovia, NY
  2. Carola W.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    fine harmony

    The combination of mint and chocolate is just perfect - it makes this tea a perfect dessert tea. I usually have one cup in the evening. The mint tastes like Moroccan mint with a bit of refreshing zest, however, it is in no way overpowering. The chocolate notes a subtle.

    07/02/19 | Berwyn, PA
  3. Falisse F.
    5

    Oh My Goodness!

    This tea is absolutely delicious and fragrant! Tastes like drinking a Thin Mint cookie. Perfect dessert tea before bedtime. Wow!

    06/07/19 | Oakland, CA
  4. Gregory K.
    Verified Buyer
    4

    A nice minty tea before bedtime

    This has a nice mint flavor great for when you have a sore throat

    05/21/19 | Daphne, AL
  5. M Edith C S.
    Verified Buyer
    3

    Belgium

    I have to try this one again as the mint was very strong the first time I had it.

    05/17/19 | Glen Echo, MD
  6. Sheryl S.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Delicious

    This tea has become my go-to favorite for a satisfying cup of herbal tea, especially late in the day when I don't want caffeine. Thank you Tea Forte.

    03/21/19 | Waterford, MI
  7. Karen L.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Delicious

    02/21/19 | Nutley, NJ
  8. Sandra J.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Wow

    This Belgian Mint tea is definitely one of my absolute favorites. I don’t think I have ever had a more delicious cup of tea.

    02/20/19 | Davisburg, MI
  9. Tetsuhiro U.
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    5

    Goes well with anything!

    This tea goes well with any food! This is what I was looking for!

    02/20/19 | Arlington, VA
  10. Kale M.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Rich and delicious

    This tea brews with a luxurious, velvety smooth feel and a delicious mint flavor. The cocoa husk adds a subtle richness that is truly exquisite.

    02/19/19 | Ann Arbor, MI
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