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.

When you have mint gum,Or mint,When you drink water or milk,Why is it cold?

Unless the milk or water actually was cold to begin with, it's just the mint stimulating taste buds and salivia inside the mouth and making it see cooler.

Should butter chicken taste like mint?