Fri/Sat/Sun TeaDay 4/15-17/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?


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A member asked, "are you a 'teatotaler' or do you drink alcohol?" Please see today's topic for more info. And of course, please share!

I do not drink alcohol
7
16%
I virtually do not drink alcohol
9
20%
I drink acohol on occasion
11
24%
I drink alcohol
17
38%
Other
1
2%
 
Total votes : 45

Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby debunix » Apr 15th, '11, 14:44

Occasional wine, drinking or cooking with, but that's it.

Immoderate tea, other beverages in moderation.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby FlyedPiper » Apr 15th, '11, 14:52

I drink on my nights off from work. I enjoy scotch and bourbon, and beer in the summer. I live in MI, microbrew capital of the world! I could probably drink a different one every night and not get through them all for years. :D

Making a little shu puerh before breakfast today...
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby edkrueger » Apr 15th, '11, 15:20

Scotch, Gin, Shochu, Nihonshu and Beer mostly.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby jaderabbit » Apr 15th, '11, 15:50

The occasional wine or cocktail, but only when celebrating something with friends. I'd rather spend money on tea. :lol:
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby solitude » Apr 15th, '11, 17:39

Most of the Fridays we go out with colleagues after work and I can really enjoy a good beer after the working week.
I like to drink vine with the food.

Huh I am running out of teas, this morning I finished the mao feng, and now, after 2 beers, a young sheng from YS, brewed quite strongly, I thing I am getting high.....:D
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby brlarson » Apr 15th, '11, 22:09

Proinsias wrote:... Master Matsumoto's supernatural green with a few slices of melon to kick off my teaday, ...


Really??? The one that is pan-fired rather than steamed? What is your general impression of it? Does it have any surprising qualities?

Details please!

Finishing the day with Zhi Lan Xiang dancong from Tea Habitat.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby Skippyandjif » Apr 15th, '11, 23:28

I've had alcohol a total of three times in my entire life-- plum wine; Manischewitz loganberry wine; and white wine of some sort. Not enough to actually get drunk. I far prefer tea, anyway.

Very yummy sencha with dinner; currently waiting for a chamomile tisane to steep.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby Chip » Apr 16th, '11, 02:28

TD coninued with no alcohol. Prelim tasting of Maromi ultra deep steamed sencha from Den's. I think I figured this one out!
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Re: Friday TeaDay 4/15/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby Chip » Apr 16th, '11, 02:28

Friday's TeaDay continues into Saturday! Please continue to discuss this topic, share what is in your cup, or discuss whatever is on your mind.
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/15-16/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby Chip » Apr 16th, '11, 02:42

Happy Happy Happy 40th Birthday IPT!!!

We were going to have a cake with 40 burning candles, but it might have burned down TeaChat! :lol:
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/15-16/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby solitude » Apr 16th, '11, 04:01

happy happy birthday IPT :)
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/15-16/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby Xell » Apr 16th, '11, 06:03

Almost nothing, i don't like any alcohol expect beer. But i like only fresh unfiltered beer, especially made with honey. I didn't drink much to begin with and now after i moved don't drink at all. Tea is now replacing everything, even sodas :)
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/15-16/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby karmaplace » Apr 16th, '11, 07:50

Xell wrote:Tea is now replacing everything, even sodas :)


Same here. The last time I drank a soda was probably the last time I was around people drinking. :lol:

And, for whatever reason, this reminds me of a story:

I have a co-worker who has commented that every time she sees me I'm with a "different tea contraption."

The other night when I came into the break room to eat she asked me, "Do you drink soda?"

I replied that I don't.

She replied, "All right, well you didn't drink my soda then." She later added that she had bought it because she really needed the caffeine for the night's second class.

"They have coffee downstairs," I offered.

"I don't drink coffee."

"I have some black teas."

"I don't drink tea either. That's why I bought the soda."

I think I might have made a face, but, really, tea is lovely and soda is terrible for you. :mrgreen:

I started out the day with some tenkei tori matcha with my boyfriend, and then tried out some of 52teas' apricot fusion. Verdict: the blend has a great scent, but only a mediocre taste. :( Luckily it improved a little with each infusion.
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/15-16/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby brandon » Apr 16th, '11, 08:26

No alcohol for me, my vice is buying teaware.

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Here is my latest after a few hours of cleaning.
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Re: Friday/Saturday TeaDay 4/15-16/11 TeaTotaler on TeaTaxDay?

Postby gargoylekitty » Apr 16th, '11, 08:36

karmaplace wrote:
Xell wrote:Tea is now replacing everything, even sodas :)


Same here.


Ditto. I also have a coworker who tends to comment on my tea drinking and has questioned me about soda, lol. Though she also questions me about all my dietary habits and seems amazed I like to cook and don't eat (American/Western-style?) fast food. She amuses me.

Also, Happy Birthday, IPT!
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