Pity the poor computery types who spend 20 hours a day tapping away at their gonk-covered desks. They don't get enough sleep. So praise the people who started making drinks and sweets rammed with caffeine in response to the coders' complaints of having to drink gallons of coffee every day just to keep their eyes open.
Therefore, give a big shiny medal to Big Sky Brands Inc, who invented Warp Mints so that you could get a hit of mint and a stay-awake buzz, without pumping oneself full of Arabian Mocha Java.
Warp mints are available in three great flavours: Original Peppermint, Cinnamon and Lemon-Lime (with Green Tea extract).
The two natural ingredients taking its place each has life-enhancing benefits, apparently. Ginseng (from the roots of mature ginseng plants) increases stamina and guarana boosts your energy, and - botanical origin fans - comes from the seeds of the guarana fruit, prevalent in the Amazonian region of South America.
Encircling this duo of nature's cure-alls is a deliciously potent blast of mint. But because the sweeties themselves are tiny, you won't feel like someone has held your mouth open and squeezed in a lengthy snake of Colgate. Plus, Warp Mints come in a very swish little tin - making them eye candy, as well as that for the tongue and teeth. If confectionery can be cool, then these are the Fonzies of the sweet counter.
This product can only be delivered to addresses within the UK.
56 mints per tin
Each mint weighing in at 0.5g
Sugar, natural and artificial flavours, Calcium Stearate, Siberian Ginseng, Guarana. Lemon-Lime variety also contains extract of Green Tea.
Are these still available to purchase or just out of stock? Richard, Lancaster - 28th May 2012
Firebox says: Hello Richard, sadly these are now out of stock and have been discontinued so we won't be getting any more in.
Can you buy just one tin? , - 24th June 2011
Firebox says: No, we just do them in the 6 packs.
I got the green tea lemon and lime ones, they are so darn tasty! Ella, Ipswich, England - 15th May 2011
Really gutted with these. Just got them here and trying to open them the catch broke off on the side so now I have no way of opening the tin. Feel annoyed to have wasted money on something I can't get into now. Jenna Mackenzie, UNITED KINGDOM - 31st March 2011
Firebox says: Hi Jenna, we'll be happy to help you out. Please get in touch on firstname.lastname@example.org
Received my Cinnamon mints today. Opened the tin to find more than I expected, and was hit by the lovely cinnamon smell.
They taste awesome too!
However, be extra careful with the catch that you use to open them. Mine has broken off the tin after approximately 6 uses (7 mints), and I now have to use a knife to get it open (Ending my idea of energy boosts in lectures :( ). Scott Dennison, Stafford - 16th March 2011
I bought two tins and they are really nice! I was confused by the tin and how to open it, but got there in the end. I got a free pack of sweets with my order, thankyou. These will definately keep me awake when I'm in my lessons. =]. Rachael Lusher, Norfolk - 23rd February 2011