Why does sucking a mint make water taste colder?

Answer Mint contains menthol and menthol has a cooling effect on the taste buds and senses.

Top Q&A For: Why does sucking a mint make water taste colder

Why does water taste super cold after eating a mint, cough drop, or brushing your teeth?

Why is it that when I am hungover, water taste horrible Other times water taste great?

You need to brush your teeth.Merely washing your mouth out with a different taste doesn't clean scum off.

Does "Purified water" taste nasty compared to "Spring Water"?

spring water is enriched with all kinds of nutrients, while purified has most of them taken out. the bad taste you have with purified water isn't something tasting bad, it's just something that you... Read More »

How does rock salt make ice colder?

Rock salt slows the melting rate and increases the freezing rate of ice. The melting ice adds water to the ice water solution, increasing the freezing rate even more. The overall result can bring t... Read More »