OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?


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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby puerhking » Jun 21st, '10, 10:45

As far as puerh is concerned it might be fun to do a vertical tasting of one of the classic Menghai recipes like 7542,7532 or 8582. If they could be found from 2006-2010. Would be interesting to see the development and changes.
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby geeber1 » Jun 21st, '10, 10:45

Chip wrote:
geeber1 wrote:
geeber1 wrote:Definitely Darjeeling!

How about:
Nilgiri
Ceylon
Chai
Keemun
Yunnan
Hunan

By the time we cover all the growing areas, styles, etc., we could be OTTI-ing for many years to come!


I just read the first post and saw all of these already listed. :oops: Duh.

Duh, I added them after reading your post! :lol: Guess I should have said so. :mrgreen:

Oh, good, I thought I was losing it!
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby myemmie » Jun 21st, '10, 15:09

I went to the World Tea Expo website to get some more info after checking out the little vid that Zack and Ilya put together, lol, and I noticed a trend of small varietals/single-source teas from unique places...New Zealand, for example, and I believe a black tea from Africa somewhere? I would love to see an OTTI featuring these types of teas/harvests, where a side-by-side comparison would really help bring out each one's distinguishing characteristics!
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby Chip » Jun 21st, '10, 22:02

... and added NZ oolong. Thanks for your input myemmie.
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby Dresden » Jun 22nd, '10, 00:04

Chip wrote:If I may be so bold to suggest ...

China Green 1st Flush Fest: Long Jing, TPHK, Lu An Gua Pian, Zhu Ye Qing
Rou Gui
Taiwan Greens
Another Taiwan Oolong OTTI

Humble thanks for your consideration. :lol:

If it's tea, I'm in... :mrgreen:
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby entropyembrace » Jun 22nd, '10, 01:07

Chip wrote:If I may be so bold to suggest ...

China Green 1st Flush Fest: Long Jing, TPHK, Lu An Gua Pian, Zhu Ye Qing
Rou Gui
Taiwan Greens
Another Taiwan Oolong OTTI

Humble thanks for your consideration. :lol:


yay! China green! we´re thinking the same :D
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby Chip » Jun 22nd, '10, 01:35

entropyembrace wrote:
Chip wrote:If I may be so bold to suggest ...

China Green 1st Flush Fest: Long Jing, TPHK, Lu An Gua Pian, Zhu Ye Qing
Rou Gui
Taiwan Greens
Another Taiwan Oolong OTTI

Humble thanks for your consideration. :lol:


yay! China green! we´re thinking the same :D

This will be a particularly fun one for me to share ... these are the top 4 fave Chinese greens for me!

Other suggestions though can be added to the list ... or another Chinese green OTTI.
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby Chesslover » Jun 22nd, '10, 02:58

How about organic sencha?
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby the_skua » Jun 23rd, '10, 15:56

puerhking wrote:As far as puerh is concerned it might be fun to do a vertical tasting of one of the classic Menghai recipes like 7542,7532 or 8582. If they could be found from 2006-2010. Would be interesting to see the development and changes.


Love this idea. That would be a great chance to really compare vintages.
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby Chip » Jul 14th, '10, 22:15

I am thinking a Korean OTTI would be enlightening to virtually all TCers ...
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby TIM » Jul 15th, '10, 22:42

Chip wrote:I am thinking a Korean OTTI would be enlightening to virtually all TCers ...


Sounds great! The rare and the difficult tea, that's what fancy me most :wink: I can provide one at least :D
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby entropyembrace » Jul 15th, '10, 23:00

a Korean OTTI would be exploring new territory for me...I´ve never had Korean tea before...
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby TubbyCow » Jul 16th, '10, 11:35

[quote="Chip":****]I am thinking a Korean OTTI would be enlightening to virtually all TCers ...[/quote:****]

Yes. Sounds amazing.
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby guitar9876 » Jul 30th, '10, 12:54

Korean teas sounds like a very good idea. :D
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Re: OTTI Suggestion topic

Postby TwoPynts » Jul 30th, '10, 13:12

Chip wrote:I am thinking a Korean OTTI would be enlightening to virtually all TCers ...


+5
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