Oolong Box Pass


Owes its flavors to oxidation levels between green & black tea.

Postby Victoria » Jun 15th, '08, 11:39

evil flowers wrote:Im so excited for you all! It sounds like it will be alot of fun.


Thanks! By the next time around,
maybe you will join us!
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Postby ABx » Jun 15th, '08, 20:53

Any chance that I could be put right behind GeekGirl? Without knowing what my money situation looks like I'm a bit apprehensive about participating, but since she and I both live in Portland the shipping would be cheap and I'm thinking that the worse case scenario would be that we could meet somewhere in town for a hand off (if she doesn't object).
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Postby Geekgirl » Jun 15th, '08, 21:05

No objections from me, but for shipping purposes, wouldn't it be better to put you before me? since I don't mind shipping it on to the next person on the list. :)
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Postby Victoria » Jun 15th, '08, 21:43

Ok ABx, GeekGirl is right, I did a switcharoo for you!

That would be so cool if you could meet up!
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Postby Salsero » Jun 15th, '08, 23:30

Victoria wrote: That would be so cool if you could meet up!
Must post full report if it happens!
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Postby ABx » Jun 16th, '08, 01:11

That's indeed what I meant by 'behind', thanks :)

GeekGirl: I can PM you once it's here. If you want to meet up it could be fun.. maybe get GeoffK or another Portlander as well :)
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Postby Victoria » Jun 16th, '08, 01:23

I still need addresses!!

I think we need to close this box pass.

Therefore by the power vested in me (which is none)
I hereby declare this Box Pass Closed to new participants.
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Postby Salsero » Jun 16th, '08, 01:27

ABx wrote:GeekGirl: I can PM you once it's here. If you want to meet up it could be fun.. maybe get GeoffK or another Portlander as well
w00t! It just keeps getting better!
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Postby Geekgirl » Jun 16th, '08, 01:37

ABx wrote:GeekGirl: I can PM you once it's here. If you want to meet up it could be fun.. maybe get GeoffK or another Portlander as well :)


I'd be up for that! Sounds good.
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Postby tenuki » Jun 18th, '08, 20:20

Guys, I haven't sent the box yet. The reason is I'm not satisfied with one of the oolongs I had planned to send so am roasting it. It's a Shan Lin Xi from Teahome, and has been open for a year, so is stale. But I know the tea quality is good and don't want to misrepresent Teahome with a stale tea so trying to resurrect it. Almost there.....

Pict tomorrow, then mail. (if this next roast cycle doesn't work I'll just not include the tea...)
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Box Pass Photo #1

Postby tenuki » Jun 19th, '08, 16:40

Here's the seed, should be enough to get the box started.. packing/mailing as we speak.

This box pass is a godsend, my tea area was getting so I was stacking samples. lol.

I would like to propose we leave a gaiwan in the box at all times for people to play with. Obviously everyone has to agree to that. ;D

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Inventory:
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brown gaiwan
green gaiwan
glass sharing pitcher
fish cups and sharing pitcher
daiso cups
flower cup
mini display mats
Large Black YiXing pot (forgot to put in photo)
brown YiXing pot
Honorable Mention 2008 Baozhong - FLT
2008 Dong Ding - FLT
Formosa Wu Yi - FLT
Shan Lin Xi - TH - tenuki roast
Adagio #18 - tenuki roast
Wu Yi Shui Xian - NCTG
Iron Goddess - NCTG
Monkey Pick Oolong - NCTG
Formosa Fo Shou - HD
98 Aged Formosa Bai Hao - HD
Feng Haung Dan Cong - TS
TGY - TS - tenuki roast
Iron Goddess Anxi Ooolong - RBT
Formosa San Ling Xi - RBT
Hang Kuan Yin - RBT
Charcoal Roasted Tung Ting - RBT


key:
RBT - Red Blossom Tea
HD - Hou De
FLT - Floating Leaves Tea
TS - Tea Spring
TH - TeaHome
NCTG - New Century Tea Gallery


Funny sidenote - When I told Shuiwen what the tea was for she wouldn't sell me the Traditional Ali Shan I had been planning to send. She said 'Those people brew american style, they won't understand that tea. don't waste your money on them.' ROFLMAO. I took her advice and just got some for myself. ;)
Last edited by tenuki on Jun 27th, '08, 23:36, edited 6 times in total.
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Re: Box Pass Photo #1

Postby auggy » Jun 19th, '08, 16:57

tenuki wrote:Here's the seed, should be enough to get the box started.. packing/mailing as we speak.

This box pass is a godsend, my tea area was getting so I was stacking samples. lol.

I would like to propose we leave a gaiwan in the box at all times for people to play with. Obviously everyone has to agree to that. ;D

Image

Inventory:
--------------

brown gaiwan
green gaiwan
glass sharing pitcher
fish cups and sharing pitcher
daiso cups
flower cup
mini display mats
Large Black YiXing pot (forgot to put in photo)
Shan Lin Xi - TH
Wu Yi Shui Xian - NCTG
Iron Goddess - NCTG
Monkey Pick Oolong - NCTG
Formosa Fo Shou - HD
98 Aged Formosa Bai Hao - HD
Feng Haung Dan Cong - TS
TGY - TS
Iron Goddess Anxi Ooolong - RBT
Formosa San Ling Xi - RBT
Hang Kuan Yin - RBT
Charcoal Roasted Tung Ting - RBT


key:
RBT - Red Blossom Tea
HD - Hou De
FLT - Floating Leaves Tea
TS - Tea Spring
NCTG - New Century Tea Gallery


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Holy monkeys! Tenuki, you rock!
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Postby tenuki » Jun 19th, '08, 17:08

added another YiXing, now there are two. man it's great getting rid of all this stuff might be another gaiwan in there by the time I send it. lol.
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