Wednesday teaDay 8/06/08 Black Tea, do you drink it?


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Black Tea, do you drink it, and is there a particular time of the day you set aside for Black Tea?

Yes, all day
4
8%
Yes, especially in the morning
27
53%
Yes, especially in the afternoon or evening
2
4%
Yes, no particular special time though
6
12%
I will drink it on occasion
10
20%
No I do not
2
4%
Other
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 51

Wednesday teaDay 8/06/08 Black Tea, do you drink it?

Postby Chip » Aug 6th, '08, 02:02

2/18/08
I am female and I do gongfu---------1
I am a female and I semi gongfu----3
I am a female and I do not gongfu 17
I am a male and I do gongfu---------8
I am a male and I semi gongfu-----13
I am a male and I do not gongfu----7

8/05/08
I am female and I do gongfu---------8
I am a female and I semi gongfu----6
I am a female and I do not gongfu 11
I am a male and I do gongfu--------16
I am a male and I semi gongfu-------6
I am a male and I do not gongfu----7

I thought this would be a little interesting comparing the results. You can still vote and discuss yesterday's topic.

Good TeaDay one and all TeaChatters. Shall we brew and share what is in our cups today! All day!

Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic is about Black Tea. Do you drink it? Is there a particular time of the day you will drink it? Hot or cold?

I am as always looking forward to sharing teaDay with everyone.
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When the teacup just gets in the way ...

Postby Salsero » Aug 6th, '08, 02:20

Sometimes the chataku itself is so lovely that the yunomi chawan just gets in the way and you have to set it aside in order to better enjoy the resplendent chataku alone. Thanks, Olivierco.

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Postby Geekgirl » Aug 6th, '08, 02:26

Wow, that is stunning. I love it!
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Postby bi lew chun » Aug 6th, '08, 02:39

I made some sort of weird black iced tea today. Four bags of Tazo Awake, two of Stash Yamamotoya (sp) oolong, a healthy dose of Yunnan Pure Gold, some dark roast TGY, some ben shan, and a sprinkle of Vietnamese golden buds, with lemon. It wasn't bad for just trying to use up some neglected and aging teas.
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Postby Chip » Aug 6th, '08, 02:45

Holy chataku triangulation, Salsero.
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Postby Selaphiel » Aug 6th, '08, 05:35

I drink black tea occasionally, no particular time of the day though. Gonna make me some nice Darjeeling for my breakfast I think :)
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Re: When the teacup just gets in the way ...

Postby olivierco » Aug 6th, '08, 05:56

Salsero wrote:Sometimes the chataku itself is so lovely that the yunomi chawan just gets in the way and you have to set it aside in order to better enjoy the resplendent chataku alone. Thanks, Olivierco.


I am glad that you liked it and that it arrived safely.

I have very often black tea with my breakfast (Yunnan golden tips or keemun) and less frequently during the day.

This morning Yunnan golden tips.
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Postby omegapd » Aug 6th, '08, 06:22

All day long. It's still my favorite. I use greens, oolongs and whites as a "change of pace" tea.

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Postby Trey Winston » Aug 6th, '08, 06:41

I will drink black tea very occasionally, and mostly when I'm visiting someone.
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Postby augie » Aug 6th, '08, 08:19

Not a black tea fan, Assam makes me nauseous. Just finished up a quantity of Golden Yunan that I was fine with. Mainly stick to Pu Ehr, Oolong. Occasionally go through phases of green.

Happy Wednesday.
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Postby CynTEAa » Aug 6th, '08, 08:20

Golden Yunnan every day for the past year and a half or so... it is a daily ritual for me. First cup~ black tea. After that it depends on the day or the moment.

Happy TeaDay, all!

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Postby neowolf » Aug 6th, '08, 08:22

Black tea's my least favorite, but still something I drink often enough. Though I am more inclined to drink Irish Breakfast in the morning.
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Postby Victoria » Aug 6th, '08, 09:09

My first cup is usually Black Tea.
I tend to only drink it in the mornings.

Yunnan Gold this morning.

Have a nice Day everyone!
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Postby Riene » Aug 6th, '08, 09:35

Clearly it's a Yunnan Gold morning! I'm awaiting the Tea Timer chime to tell me mine's ready for that wonderful first morning cup.

Black tea is always my first cup of the morning, winter or summer. I'll usually make a pot of it--Yunnan Gold, Golden Monkey, Irish Breakfast, Assam, or commerical brands--Typhoo, PG Tips, Barry's, Lifeboat, Scottish Breakfast, etc. We drink it British-style with milk and sugar.

Black tea-iced tea usually accompanies both lunch and dinner. This is always without sugar. I sometimes put lemon in mine.

Sometimes at work I'll make black tea for a mid-afternoon treat around 4:00. Toward evening I may experiment around with oolong or green, but black tea is my favorite and probably always will be.

Viva le Dark Side!
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Postby Scarlet Glow » Aug 6th, '08, 09:35

If I am feeling a little more sluggish than normal in the morning, then I will reach for a cup of black tea - thank goodness for caffeine. Any other time of day I drink greens and whites.

Ah, just two more days until the weekend! :wink:
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