Intensely Liquorice and Mint/Twinings -Ashmanra

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The tea I am drinking came in a sampler pack and has a slightly different name from the one in the link provided. However, the ingredients listed and their proportions are identical, so I am convinced they are exactly the same.

I read a lot of tea reviews, and what I glean from said reviews is that I am one of the few people who really likes liquorice root. I love the sweetness liquorice root gives and I love the weird, almost indescribable throat feel and the lingering taste.

There is more mint in this tisane than liquorice, but the liquorice nevertheless makes itself known immediately. The mint is hot on its heels, however, and the cooling effect lasts and lasts.

I was pretty excited by the mention of this having blackcurrant flavor, but a little disappointed that I couldn’t taste it as much as I had hoped. There is also fennel, but I am not too familiar with the taste of fennel in an infusion so I am not sure what it adds to this mix.

Bottom line – this is liquorice upfront with lingering fresh mint taste and hint of fruitiness. It wasn’t stellar and unforgettable, but it was a decent evening cuppa.

Readers be aware: most teas or tisanes containing liquorice carry a warning that people with hypertension should not consume large amounts, as liquorice root can cause blood pressure to rise.

 


Want to Know More About This Tea?

Leaf Type:  Herbal

Where to Buy: Twinings 

Description

Liquorice and Peppermint Infusion with Blackcurrant Flavour.

Let’s take a nostalgic wander through the flavours of your past, transporting you back to your favourite sweet shop.‚  We infuse sweet liquorice and fennel with cooling peppermint to create a delectable, sweet and refreshing taste.

This infusion is made with all-natural ingredients and is naturally caffeine free so you can enjoy it any time of the day.

Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!

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