Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?


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Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic. One quarter of the year down, how many different specific selections of tea have you had so far? Please share highlights!

<5
2
8%
<10
6
24%
<15
3
12%
<20
3
12%
<25
1
4%
<30
4
16%
<40
4
16%
<50
0
No votes
50 or more O_O
2
8%
 
Total votes : 25

Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/8-9/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby AdamMY » Apr 9th, '11, 19:16

Best wishes for your Father Chip.

As for today's teaday topic, I am not quite sure how many teas I have gone through this year, but I can confidently say "Not Enough".
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/8-9/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby Chip » Apr 9th, '11, 22:56

Thank you Laura, brlarson, JRS and Adam. :)

TD continued with a first tasting of Den's new deeeeeeeep steamed Maromi.
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/8-9/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby iannon » Apr 9th, '11, 23:07

AdamMY wrote:Best wishes for your Father Chip.

As for today's teaday topic, I am not quite sure how many teas I have gone through this year, but I can confidently say "Not Enough".

Same here Chip..best wishes to you and your father and the rest of your family.
i tried to guess..but between the otti's and samples ive gotten for myself and gven to me...quite a lot of different teas going on in Q1 2011
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/8-9/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby Chip » Apr 10th, '11, 02:26

Thanks Ian.

I move, second and unanimously vote for this topic for one more day. :mrgreen:

I hope to see you on TeaDay!

You can also discuss anything you want.
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/8-9/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby JBaymore » Apr 10th, '11, 10:18

brlarson wrote:I hope your Dad is as comfortable as he can be and that you can find some peaceful moments.


+1

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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby TIM » Apr 10th, '11, 11:21

Have a amazing cup of tea Chip. Hope you feel better :D
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/8-9/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby gingkoseto » Apr 10th, '11, 11:54

brlarson wrote:Chip, I hope your Dad is as comfortable as he can be and that you can find some peaceful moments.

That's what I want to say too.
Last year I stayed in hospital with my father for 2 weeks for his surgery. Although everything was well controlled, it still felt like the longest 2 weeks of my life. But I think your situation is even more challenging. Take care and be strong!
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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby Chip » Apr 10th, '11, 12:38

Thanks again for the encouraging words. :)

Began the TD with Yutaka Midori from Umami-Chaya with the Mrs. Just have not been able to get this YM to sing.
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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby Marco » Apr 10th, '11, 12:44

From me too – my very best wishes for your father and your entire beloved ones Chip.

Counting teas I'd say 40+ already this year. I have no overview but 5 to 10 different ones in a week is normal and I have a lot of samples :)

Today I had the rest of 2009 Guan Zi Zai "Ban Zhang Wild Arbor" - very harsh and bitter - perhaps this one will improve a lot with years to come, but for now it is far to aggressive to drink.
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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby TIM » Apr 10th, '11, 12:48

Houde Sung Pin raw pu to start the day :wink:
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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby debunix » Apr 10th, '11, 13:40

Starting the day with some Yunnan Silver Needles from Norbu, floral, sweet, delicate and delicious drunk from my ROCK hagi!

And after I'm done with that, will up the temperature and see if I can coax a few more steeps from the 80s Snow Mark puerh from Essence of Tea. Mmmm.
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/8-9/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby Nenugal » Apr 10th, '11, 14:38

gingkoseto wrote:
brlarson wrote:Chip, I hope your Dad is as comfortable as he can be and that you can find some peaceful moments.

That's what I want to say too.
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+1
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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby laura99 » Apr 10th, '11, 17:07

debunix wrote:Starting the day with some Yunnan Silver Needles from Norbu, floral, sweet, delicate and delicious drunk from my ROCK hagi!


+1 :) Same tea, same cup. Enjoyed on my deck after planting the first summer annuals. Glad to finally have some warm weather!
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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby debunix » Apr 11th, '11, 03:24

Last call of the TeaDay, Lao Ban Zhang mao cha from Norbu, gaiwan and cups from Greenwood Studio, and aroma cup serving as vase for some sweet little flowers.

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Re: Friday/Saturday/Sunday TeaDay 4/8,9,10/11 1/4 down, X teas?

Postby Chip » Apr 11th, '11, 07:52

Thank you kindly Marco and Nenugal. :)

Thanks debunix for coloring our TeaWeekend!
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