Monday 6/30/08 is TeaDay


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What was your favorite tea for the month of June?

Black
10
19%
Oolong
19
36%
Green
13
25%
White
2
4%
Yellow
0
No votes
Pu-erh
3
6%
Rooibos
1
2%
Herbal
1
2%
Yerbe Mate
1
2%
Other?
3
6%
 
Total votes : 53

Monday 6/30/08 is TeaDay

Postby Chip » Jun 30th, '08, 02:02

Teapot...that was the top pick/top priority teaware purchase yesterday. You can still vote and discuss this topic.

Welcome everyone to TeaDay. Shall we brew and share what is in our cups today...all day!!!

Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic is our monthlly discussion on the best tea you have had this month. What type is it and give us some details about it if you want. We are listening...

As always, I am looking forward to sharing TeaDay with everyone. So, bottoms up...refill...repeat!
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Postby bi lew chun » Jun 30th, '08, 02:15

Probably oolong, what with all the new TGY I tried, but green would be a close second.
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Postby Terrasi » Jun 30th, '08, 02:30

Green I suppose. I tried a lot of new teas in June and if I have to choose a winner I'd say the sencha I tried.

I'm always happy as long as I'm trying new things.

Chamomile tonight. For sleeping.
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Postby kymidwife » Jun 30th, '08, 02:58

Almost 2 am here, and I'm not finding it easy to fall asleep tonight. I doubt it's the caffeine, as I haven't consumed more than usual. Oh well... the dog isn't having a problem. :)

I voted for oolong. I've tried a ton of new tea this month, and several oolongs have been amongst my favorites. I've particularly enjoyed iced jasmine oolong and the new discovery of Revolution's Dragon Eye Oolong. The TKY and pouchong from adagio were nice too. Now I am eagerly anticipating the oolong pass box. A few months ago, I had never paid much attention to oolongs, and now I'm wondering if they will end up being my daily mainstay.

The greens are working well too, since I discovered cold brewing. In my cup/glass now... cold-brewed Green Pekoe from adagio... its been in my fridge all weekend, leaf and all... waiting for me to get home. And its still not bitter.

Off to bed sooooon...

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Da Yu Ling Ridge

Postby Salsero » Jun 30th, '08, 02:58

From Pear Mountain’s very high ridge called Da Yu Ling, 大禹岭, comes this intensely yellow Formosa oolong. The Tanzanian ebony lady may be a little out of place on this high ridge, but she’s the one bringing the water!

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BTW, Pear Mountain = Li Shan.
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Postby omegapd » Jun 30th, '08, 08:01

Favorite tea will always be black, but like others here, I tried more Oolong than anything else last month with a bunch of new samples. I really like the Osmanthus Oolong from Upton.

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Re: Da Yu Ling Ridge

Postby chrl42 » Jun 30th, '08, 08:07

Salsero wrote:From Pear Mountain’s very high ridge called Da Yu Ling, 大禹岭, comes this intensely yellow Formosa oolong. The Tanzanian ebony lady may be a little out of place on this high ridge, but she’s the one bringing the water!

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Yum. Da Yu Ling :!:

My particular favorite tea of June is Zhu Ye Qing, with that swift-shaped appearance and pleasant freshness of June.
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Postby Trey Winston » Jun 30th, '08, 08:18

White as usual. Even ordered a new supply of Adagio's SN. I guess I know what I like.
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Postby Aphroditea » Jun 30th, '08, 09:13

It will have to be oolong! One, I had ordered quite a bit to try. Two, I found the Formosa teahouse nearby and Riva serves some fantastic oolong! Next month is going to be a toss up between oolong and Japanese green it looks like....we'll see :)

In my cup......vanilla oolong!
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Postby Victoria » Jun 30th, '08, 09:14

Oolong as usual - Guess I know what I like. :)

Thanks to GeekGirl for showing me the goodness of ToT AliShan and to LavenderPekoe for sharing her AliShan as well. It was very much an AliShan month for me.
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Postby kymidwife » Jun 30th, '08, 09:32

Finally slept for a little while... dog woke me. :cry:

Drinking Assam Gold Rain from Teavana... has a good taste, lots of golden tips, very pretty in my glass pot. Nice with a splash of almond milk... slowly waking me up.


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Postby henley » Jun 30th, '08, 09:39

Easily June was an oolong month! Tried several new ones & found a favorite in Pouchong.

After a busy weekend, decided to treat myself to a pretty bfast. Had oolong #40 this morning. The wildflowers came out of my back yard. Planted the seeds w/my dtr during Spring Break. I see this becoming an annual tradition. :D

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Postby Victoria » Jun 30th, '08, 09:51

In my cup this moring Adagio Oolong #40 - This one is going into the
Oolong Box Pass
- nice but a little too roasted for me to really love.

Have a nice day everyone!
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Postby Salsero » Jun 30th, '08, 09:54

henley wrote:Image
Ooo, very pretty! Image

Nice reflection. What did you use as a shorty vase for the flowers?
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Postby Carnelian » Jun 30th, '08, 10:36

I've been on a "drink lots of oolong" kick lately, so definitely oolong.
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