Saharan Mint - 125g

£4.10
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A delicious blend of our China green gunpowder tea and cut peppermint leaves. The natural astringency of the tea is perfectly balanced with a fresh minty tang to produce a drink that is both low in caffeine and ultimately refreshing. Traditionally served across North Africa in glass cups, it is a tea to be sipped at leisure.

Always serve without milk, but it can be liberally sweetened with sugar if desired.

Tea Type:
  • Green Tea
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Always fill your kettle with fresh cold water

Never from the hot tap or pre-boiled water.




Bring the kettle to the boil

Off the boil for green, white and oolong teas, and herbal infusions (85 degrees is ideal).




If using a teapot, warm it before brewing

A constant temperature aids consistent infusion.




Use good quality loose leaf teas or Drury pyramid bags

For traditionalists who love loose tea, fine leaf teas are the strongest and brew quickest (see below), whereas larger leaf teas have a more delicate flavour.

At Drury we use the same fine quality leaf teas in our pyramid tea bags so there is no compromise on flavour for those who prefer this more convenient brewing method.



Allow tea to brew for 3-5 minutes

How long you brew your tea is a matter of personal preference. We recommend an optimum brewing time of between 3 and 5 minutes, and sometimes less for green tea as over-extraction can lead to bitterness. The key here is to experiment with your chosen tea until you find the flavour that suits you best.



Stir (or swirl) the tea in the pot once or twice while it is brewing

Stirring the leaves in the pot helps maintain an even infusion, and if you are using Drury pyramid bags we recommend giving them an occasional swirl for the same reason.