Vanessa’s Teaview Snapshot
|"The green tea and spearmint flavors blend almost effortlessly, but neither gets lost in the shuffle. If you are looking for the perfect iced tea for the summer, this very well may be it. "|
Here in South Florida, summer comes around early. So that's when I start cutting back on the hot tea and looking for a nice refreshing iced tea to take the edge off the intense heat an humidity. Enter mark T Wendall's Organic Green Mint Iced Tea Blend, which is a blend of organic China gunpowder and organic peppermint (which is a refreshing change from most blends of green tea and mint that use spearmint). I prepared a large pitcher of this tea using sub-boiling water and infusing the tea for three minutes. I used twice as much of the tea blend as I would use for preparing hot tea, then once the tea was done steeping, I poured the tea into a pitcher of ice cubes. From then on, it was "sip, enjoy, repeat". The flavor is bold and crisp. The green tea and spearmint flavors blend almost effortlessly, but neither gets lost in the shuffle. The green tea adds a subtly earthy sweetness while the peppermint adds a clean and refreshing zip. The green tea is a perfect tea base, as it is not too vegetal and certainly not at all bitter. The peppermint is strong, but also sweet enough that it avoids coming off as medicinal. Unlike other iced tea blends, though, this sweetness is natural and not over-bearing to the point of taking away from the iced tea's ability to be thirst-quenching. I thoroughly enjoyed this tea and used my entire sample all too fast. This is a truly refreshing tea and a wonderful thirst-quencher. If you are looking for the perfect iced tea for the summer, this very well may be it.
— To purchase Mark T Wendell Organic Green Mint Iced Tea Blend, or for more specific information on ingredients or the story behind this particular tea, click here to go directly to the manufacturer's web site.
Leave a Reply