Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

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On the 5th day of Spring ... share your 5 fave teas. And are they all one general type or multiple? Please share details details details!

Definitely all one general type
2
9%
Two general types
5
23%
Three general types
7
32%
Four general types
5
23%
Five general types
3
14%
 
Total votes: 22

Re: Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

Postby Skippyandjif » Mar 24th, '11, 22:33

They're two general types: Chinese black, and green.

In no particular order, my favorites are: pu-erh in general; Yunnan black; matcha; gyokuro, and kukicha.

Rose congou this afternoon, lavender sencha right now.
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Re: Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

Postby BioHorn » Mar 24th, '11, 23:15

My tastes are very close to Herb_M's.

Feng Huang Dan Cong
Old Sheng
Wuyi Yan Cha
High Quality Roasted to Semi-Roasted Taiwan Oolongs

In general things that are complex with long finishes. I like the changes that can come in one tea over different sessions playing with brewing parameters.

So many people seem to dismiss shu. Have only tried +- 10 kinds. Many I did not like, but I find it hard to exclude an entire tea type...One of those 10 was notable.
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Re: Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

Postby Chip » Mar 24th, '11, 23:52

Currently ...

On a most general level, GREEN, followed in no particular order pu-erh, oolong.

Slightly more specific, Japanese green, Chinese green, Korean green, sheng, Taiwan oolong, TKY.

I see if I get more specific than this level, I would be here all night.

Began the TD with Organic Sencha from Rishi followed by a RTD oolong with "Chinese" lunch, and finishing with Musashi from O-Cha ... with the Mrs. The RTD was actually surprisingly good. The bottle looked much like Adagio or Ito-En, but it was some odd brand containing just oolong tea, water and vitamin C which is pretty common. It actually tasted like oolong.
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Re: Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

Postby debunix » Mar 25th, '11, 01:12

Oolong, puerh, green.

Today, a tasty teaDay with only one tea, because the leaves haven't stopped giving, even after a thermos full and a bunch more infusions: 2007 White bud sheng puerh from Norbu. Had a difficult meeting to start the day, and needed the comfort of a favorite tea.
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Re: Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

Postby nickE » Mar 25th, '11, 16:28

Aged Sheng Puerh
Young Sheng Puerh
Wuyi Yancha
Roasted TGY
Japanese Greens
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Re: Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

Postby brad4419 » Mar 26th, '11, 13:59

Two general types, Oolong and Green
1.Shui jin gui
2.Tie luo han
3.Da hong pao
4.Long jing
5.Jiu Hua fo cha

I wish their was room for more :)
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Re: Thursday TeaDay 3/24/11 On the 5th day of Spring ...

Postby Nenugal » Mar 26th, '11, 16:47

Japanese greens
Chinese greens
Tie Guan Yin
Da Hong Pao
Dan Cong
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