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Belgian Mint Tea Loose Leaf Tea Canister

Herbal Tea
$15.00
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Rich dark chocolate and cool peppermint: a classic dessert pairing.


We're proud to offer our new loose leaf tea canisters, which now contain USDA certified organic tea. The weight of the tea ranges from 30-130 grams depending on the volume of the blend. Loose leaf tea canisters contain 35-50 servings. Matcha canisters contain approximately 12 servings. Each canister is 100% recyclable. View all our Loose Leaf Tea options, including one pound pouches, Single Steeps® Samplers, Loose Leaf Tea Trios, and more.

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Belgian Mint Tea

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. Sid K.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    It is okay

    The name of the tea gave me expectations that exceeded what I got. The tea is fine and I will enjoy it...BUT the name gave me greater expectations than was delivered. The tea was okay. Thanks.

    10/10/19 | South Miami, FL
  2. Irina K.
    Verified Buyer
    4

    Just Ok

    Just OK

    10/09/19 | CLIFFSIDE PK, NJ
  3. Jenneane B.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Just enough chocolate

    Soothing and satisfying evening cup of tea.

    08/31/19 | Fort Wayne, IN
  4. Katherine S.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    A Rich Mint

    A cup for after dinner and the chocolate adds just the right touch.

    08/30/19 | Newtown, PA
  5. Peggy A.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    The perfect subtle blend of mint and dark chocolate. My new go to fav organic tea!

    08/29/19 | Wall, TX
  6. Charlotte Y.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    I don’t miss dessert when I drink this tea with a little bit of milk.

    08/29/19 | Dallas, TX
  7. Eleanor H.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Love the blend!

    The blend is perfect for chocolate mint lovers. I purchased this as a hostess gift for a friend who prefers decaf teas. She'll be pleasantly surprised.

    08/27/19 | Rolling Hills Estates, CA
  8. Anna C.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Yummy & Smooth

    I love how smooth and delicious this decadent tea is. Perfectly for a chilly morning or for a restful evening.

    08/27/19 | Wilmington, NC
  9. Eve M.
    Verified Buyer
    3

    Good, but..

    I ordered this hoping for a really strongly chocolatey tea, and while this is quite nice, in my opinion it's not strongly chocolate with the mint.

    08/22/19 | Manhattan, KS
  10. Constance C.
    Verified Buyer
    4

    Perfect combo

    Mint and Belgian chocolate! So luxurious, satisfying and zesty.

    08/20/19 | CULVER CITY, CA
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