Snow Day

Tea type
Herbal Tea
Ingredients
Chocolate Bits, Cocoa Beans, Cocoa Husks, Peppermint, White Chocolate Bits
Flavors
Chocolate, Mint, Alcohol, Dark Chocolate, Sweet, Cocoa, Peppermint, White Chocolate, Earth, Artificial, Bitter, Black Pepper, Grass, Candy, Menthol, Dirt, Powdered Sugar, Dry Grass, Perfume, Spearmint, Milk, Smoke, Creamy
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Low
Certification
Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by Perry Papadopoulos
Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 15 sec 3 g 22 oz / 661 ml

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From DAVIDsTEA

Baby, it’s cold outside

Got a blizzard on the way? Score! There’s no better excuse to cozy up inside with a great cup of tea. And this all natural chocolate-mint tisane is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly winter day. With peppermint, cacao nibs and dark chocolate drops, it’s sweet, creamy and oh-so comforting. The best part? Cute little snowflake-shaped sprinkles that add a touch of sweetness. Bring it on, winter!

Price per 50g: $7.98

About DAVIDsTEA View company

DavidsTea is a Canadian specialty tea and tea accessory retailer based in Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest Canadian-based specialty tea boutique in the country, with its first store having opened in 2008.

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60 tasting notes

It smells a little weird, but tastes delicious – how can you go wrong with chocolate and mint?

Flavors: Chocolate, Mint

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233 tasting notes

I’ve had this one in my cabinet for quite some time now and only remember drinking it this week. I must have had a cup before though, the package was opened and I can’t imagine anyone else going to the effort of making tea in this house!

We have a lovely spring day here in January and an alleged snow storm on the radar for tomorrow night. This may be another year where my skis go unused. It’s just too warm! I’m ignoring the house cleaning I should be doing and just made a cup of tea to further ignore the cleaning.

This packet is adorable with the little snowflake sprinkles in it. I can easily smell the mint in the packet. 5 minutes of Steeping makes me very impatient today. After steeping, I definitely get a whiff of chocolate off of my mug but not as strong a taste. The mint pushes the chocolate aside on my tongue and makes it’s presence known. I find the mint to be very strong; almost sinus clearing strong. It’s also very sweet.

This is not an every day tea for me but I would definitely drink it occasionally especially in winter. Maybe by having a cup or 2 this week, we’ll actually get some snow storms!

Flavors: Chocolate, Mint

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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237 tasting notes

A nice chocolate mint as an after dinner dessert tea.

Hot – Yes
Iced – ?

DTST

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1234 tasting notes

Discovery Advent Tea #15
How cute. Snow flakes. I don’t like how it makes the liquid cloudy but the taste is good. Kinda like drinking white chocolate bark. The aftertaste is minty and …not fresh but… minty.

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414 tasting notes

Today I discovered that I have very few non-caffeinated teas in my stash. Even though this one is over three years old, I thought it would be nice on this cold, almost-winter evening. I steeped 2 teaspoons of leaf in a 355 ml mug at 200F for 4, 6, and 10 minutes.

The dry aroma, which reminds me of an After Eight mint, is the best part of this tea and is probably why I bought it in the first place. On opening the tin, I also get a whiff of alcohol, though this could be due to age. The mint is strong in the first steep, and is complemented by slightly oily dark chocolate. I noticed the texture issue when I first bought this tea, so it isn’t age related. The next couple steeps are quite similar and have a pronounced sweetness.

This isn’t a bad tea, but I won’t miss it when it’s gone.

Flavors: Alcohol, Dark Chocolate, Mint, Sweet

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 12 OZ / 355 ML

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106 tasting notes

I really quite enjoyed this one… of course chocolate and mint! It’s a different chocolate taste vs. hot chocolate… it must be the cocoa beans or the husks that’s giving it a deeper, stronger, cocoa flavor. I really enjoyed it, the mint is even nice to breath in. Definitely perfect for a cold winters day!

Flavors: Chocolate, Cocoa, Peppermint, White Chocolate

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more 2 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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Hmm…. so from looking at it, it looks mostly like peppermint tea, with some cute snowflakes and some chocolate pieces.

After steeping for 5 minutes, this is really quite strong. I’m tasting peppermint, a slight bitter aftertaste, and not much chocolate. I took a look at the tea satchet, and realized not much of the chocolate had actually melted…so I used the side of the spoon to squeeeeeze all that chocolate goodness into the tea cup. My next sip tasted a lot sweeter, and much more chocolatey. A huge improvement.

Problem with this tea is that it’s a bit tricky…you don’t want to oversteep it because the peppermint will get bitter, but if you don’t steep it long enough, the chocolate won’t melt. If you’re using a tea satchet, I recommend squeezing the chocolate out separately after brewing. If you’re using loose leaf, you could try to pick out the chocolate pieces, melt them, and put it in the tea. Although that’s a lot of effort for one cup of “nothing special” tea.

Flavors: Chocolate, Earth, Peppermint

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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113 tasting notes

Minty, not chocolatey to me, herbal in a kinda medicinal way.

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14 tasting notes

I don’t get a lot of chocolate from it, but it does make for a very nice peppermint :)

Flavors: Peppermint

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 1 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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60 tasting notes

Mediocre mint.

This Herbal tea is supposed to be mint and chocolate! It taste’s solely of mint. If you brew a strong enough cup, there are hints of white chocolate. But really this is a straight up mint tea, with no real other flavors.

Also, the white chocolate can make it a bit greasy, and give it a slightly odd mouth feel (particularly when iced).

I really like mint tea, so I find this tasty, just completely unremarkable.

Flavors: Peppermint

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