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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

  • Cacao shells
  • Peppermint
  • Natural flavoring (chocolate)

Caffeine Content (Mg)

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

    Mint peppermint patty in a cup

    I love this tea! When I'm craving something a little sweet but do not want to indulge this takes the edge off. Definitely a dessert tea and who doesn't love mint and chocolate together!

    02/13/19 | Centennial, CO
  2. Marcine C.
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    5

    Delightful tea

    This is a nice dessert tea or to serve for evening tea with a cookie. A pleasant blend of chocolate and peppermint.

    02/10/19 | Brdgewater, CT
  3. Fred M.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    AMAZING!!!

    I really enjoy your black tea line, but this Belgian Mint Tea is truly AMAZING! The Mint flavor is not overpowering along with the subtle chocolate undertones giving a hint of sweetness. I enjoy this tea any time of day, especially with a dessert or snack. It is my favorite tea of your entire assortment of teas.

    02/10/19 | Crescent City, CA
  4. Jennifer A.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Mmmm, Chocolate

    So I have given up traditional sweeties but come one Chocolate... umm yes! It was wonderful mix of mint and Chocolate not to over powering of either and just wonderful unsweetened

    02/10/19 | Yuba City, CA
  5. Natalie B.
    Verified Buyer
    4

    Great Combonation

    Love the Dark Chocolate & Peppermint, I have Really Enjoyed this Tea!!!

    02/10/19 | Benton, AR
  6. Carla D.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Delicious tea!

    Yes, this tea has a hint of chocolate! The mint is just right. This is my go to tea to relax with on a cold day.

    12/22/18 | Fruita, CO
  7. Denise C.
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    5

    Delicately delicious!

    A fine, gentle combination of mint and a hint of chocolate. For me, it's a good go-to tea for daily drinking. With a few crystals of amber sugar, it's the perfect, lightly sweetened, refreshing tea. Should I want more chocolate flavor, I have some cocoa nibs to add to my brew to enhance that, as well.

    11/27/18 | Warner Robins, GA
  8. Edith R.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    great taste

    This tea has a wonderful taste and scent.

    11/02/18 | Orwigsburg, PA
  9. Cynthia C.
    Verified Buyer
    5

    Way to delicious for words

    No need to add anything to this wonderful two-ingredient herbal tea -- just mint tea with husks of cacao seeds. Perfect anytime - morning, noon, night. Very soothing and refreshing.

    11/02/18 | Arcadia, CA
  10. Priscila A.
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    5

    Heaven in a cup

    A perfect balance of mint and chocolate. Neither one overpowers the other. Great at any time of day or night.

    08/29/18 | Berkeley, CA
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