Curiously strong? Yes. And now Altoids are curiously tiny. A few days ago, I received a few samples of the new Altoids Sugar-Free Smalls. And I’m already a little obsessed: 1) Because I’m a mint fiend and 2) I tend to like miniature versions of things. They pack all the power of regular, full-size Altoids but come in an adorable, purse-ready size. And they come in a slew of flavors (classic peppermint, refreshing wintergreen and spicy hot cinnamon). www.altoids.com.