Maybe it was an off-week, but not every tea I have is going to inspire me and make me throw every superlative in the book at it. This won’t be that post.
A lot of energy and emotion has been thrown at some of my recent stories that this come-down might be necessary. I’m just surprised it came from this one.
Dear friends of mine are aware I do this blog and always suggest certain brands and flavors to choose from. They’ve given me carte blanche to rummage through cupboards and pantries to discover some hidden treasure.
This tea has only one ingredient, organic peppermint. I’m immediately thinking this is going to be one of the more natural and genuine cups I’ll have or something abysmal. This wasn’t the worst but it’s disappointing. There’s nothing to it.
I’ve had plenty of store and name-brand teas that have been so memorable that I still think about to this day. I’m thinking about a few just as I write this now.
Peppermint is a flavor that might only be suited for winter or colder weather months. I say that if a tea is good, it’s going to work year-round. And I technically did have this cup right at the change of seasons, and still relatively cooler temperatures. If a tea is great, it’s going to be taste magnificent any time you have it.
Of course some teas work better during certain months and certain times. This was just bland and felt soulless. The peppermint tasted inconsistent. Sometimes I tasted it more than others. There was powerful sips and some that tasted like nothing at all. There’s not much more to say.
Well, at least the cookies were good.
I’m a big fan of Harris Teeter, so this will not deter me from trying more. I just hope future teas won’t be tasting as ordinary as this one.
More times than not, the second or third go around usually meets or surpasses expectations. I’m confident the same thing will happen here. And as we approach the warmer months, I’m looking forward to having some more inspirational experiences.
Take good care,