Thursday, June 8, 2017

Tea Review: Purple Mint (JusTea)

Purple Mint
JusTea/Tumoi Teas
Type: Purple
Origin: Kenya
Product Description: A cup of Purple Mint is sweet and refreshing. Invigorating mint leaves are beautifully balanced with delicate rose petals and smooth purple tea.

Temperature: 175° F
Amount: 2 grams
Steeping Time: 3 minutes

The dry leaves are a blend of Kenyan purple tea, peppermint, spearmint, and rose.

The golden infusion has a minty aroma with light notes of rose.  The taste is smooth, minty, and cool with a faint note of rose at the end and a long minty finish.

Because a little goes a long way with peppermint, I only used 2 grams (a little over 1 teaspoon) of leaves which produced the ideal strength in flavor to suit my tastes.  By the third steeping, the flavor had mellowed and the rose aroma had moved to the front.

This tea was provided as a free sample without guarantee of a review.

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