"Ocha" de Mayo,2008


BYOT! Enter TeaChat here, you never know what you may find!

Yeah Spring asked, "As the weather gets warmer and warmer, do you drink more or less tea?"

More, but mostly iced tea
5
9%
More, green tea can be very cooling
1
2%
Same, the weather doesn't affect my tea drinking habits
40
71%
Less, it's just too dang hot to drink tea
4
7%
Other
6
11%
 
Total votes : 56

Postby Chip » May 8th, '08, 20:13

Victoria wrote:
Chip wrote:
henley wrote:
Victoria wrote:
henley wrote:Wow! A big THANX to whomever first posted about the orange blossom oolong! :D Got my shipment this afternoon & it's very tasty.


That would be moi - the oolong queen! LOL
This is really the only flavored oolong I like.
Contrary to popular belief! Ha!

Well, come over sometime & we'll share some while drinking out of fabulous teaware! :wink:


Continuing our TeaChunnel...
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Postby Salsero » May 8th, '08, 20:18

Chip wrote:My brother lives there...gives me more reason to visit!!!

Don't need a reason to visit Chicago ... the blues, the food, China town, the ethnic neighborhoods.

Forget it Tenuki, I've decided to move in with Russian Soul instead of you. RS, make up the couch and let your husband know I'll be there tomorrow night. Well, I might be willing to work out joint custody between Chicago and Seattle.
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Postby insanitylater » May 8th, '08, 20:34

Pentox wrote:
insanitylater wrote:actually now that i look at the price the o-cha daily sencha seems like it would be the best bet
http://www.o-cha.com/green-tea/daily-sencha.html

plus i know it will probably be fairly good


For that price I would suggest trying out Nara Tsukigase from lupicia. About the same price, free shipping if you hit minimum order. Although it depends on how you like your sencha. I found the daily a bit more astringent than I would like.
ah thanks for the heads up maybe i'll try both

now drinking 2007 Haiwan "9908" pu-erh nuggets :D
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Postby henley » May 8th, '08, 20:56

Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated, buy a girly teacup, kilos of OB oolong and you will love it.
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Postby bi lew chun » May 8th, '08, 21:41

tenuki wrote:I've recently acquired a taste for Bi Luo Chun, the fresh first pick stuff is just amazing. Good username!


Thanks! It was the first tea that wowed me when I got back into loose leaf recently. I have two different grades of first pick coming, and I'm looking to compare them to the 2007 "competition grade" I have on hand to see just how competition-worthy it actually is.

I passed over a pink t-shirt at Banana last year, and oh how I regret it.
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Postby Chip » May 8th, '08, 21:50

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Edit: drinking Nara sencha from pentox...a 3 sencha day. Man...I am enjoying the teaday.

This is from Lupicia. They have crazy amounts of sencha...al lot like Ito-en. I am lost even looking at either site. But I would go to one of their stores and try some anyday. None around here though.
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Postby tenuki » May 8th, '08, 22:18

Salsero wrote:
Chip wrote:My brother lives there...gives me more reason to visit!!!

Don't need a reason to visit Chicago ... the blues, the food, China town, the ethnic neighborhoods.

Forget it Tenuki, I've decided to move in with Russian Soul instead of you. RS, make up the couch and let your husband know I'll be there tomorrow night. Well, I might be willing to work out joint custody between Chicago and Seattle.


My marine only allows 9 days a month of sleep overs, so you can just do the weekends here and everything works. :D

Sailing season is here.....

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Postby Salsero » May 8th, '08, 22:24

tenuki wrote:Sailing season is here.....
Reporting for duty, Capt'n!
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Postby Chip » May 8th, '08, 22:27

tenuki wrote:
Salsero wrote:
Chip wrote:My brother lives there...gives me more reason to visit!!!

Don't need a reason to visit Chicago ... the blues, the food, China town, the ethnic neighborhoods.

Forget it Tenuki, I've decided to move in with Russian Soul instead of you. RS, make up the couch and let your husband know I'll be there tomorrow night. Well, I might be willing to work out joint custody between Chicago and Seattle.


My marine only allows 9 days a month of sleep overs, so you can just do the weekends here and everything works. :D

Sailing season is here.....

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TeaParteeee on tenuki's sale boat!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You need to level it off and hold her steady whenever i break out my pocket scale... :wink: :lol:

And no throwing my scale over board either.
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Postby Victoria » May 8th, '08, 23:58

Chip wrote:
tenuki wrote:
Salsero wrote:
Chip wrote:My brother lives there...gives me more reason to visit!!!

Don't need a reason to visit Chicago ... the blues, the food, China town, the ethnic neighborhoods.

Forget it Tenuki, I've decided to move in with Russian Soul instead of you. RS, make up the couch and let your husband know I'll be there tomorrow night. Well, I might be willing to work out joint custody between Chicago and Seattle.


My marine only allows 9 days a month of sleep overs, so you can just do the weekends here and everything works. :D

Sailing season is here.....

Image


TeaParteeee on tenuki's sale boat!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You need to level it off and hold her steady whenever i break out my pocket scale... :wink: :lol:

And no throwing my scale over board either.


Am I going to be able to boil water?
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Postby tenuki » May 9th, '08, 00:35

Victoria wrote:Am I going to be able to boil water?
:wink:


Yes, but it's tricky. Did anyone say 'iced tea'?
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