OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?


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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby teaskeptic » Sep 14th, '10, 12:46

Wuyi and gyokuro both sound great to me.
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby TwoPynts » Sep 14th, '10, 13:01

Another for the Wuyi!
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby laura99 » Sep 14th, '10, 17:45

teaskeptic wrote:Wuyi and gyokuro both sound great to me.


+1!
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby David R. » Sep 15th, '10, 07:10

I am very looking forward to trying the next OTTI session.

Wuyi seems a very good idea to me.
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby marlena » Sep 15th, '10, 10:44

I would like to see Kenya, Bolivia, Vietnam and other different locations. Some of these teas are very good, some are awful, but they are neglected areas of tea production. Perhaps the US, British and others could also be covered. We could break new ground!
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby TubbyCow » Sep 15th, '10, 17:55

marlena wrote:I would like to see Kenya, Bolivia, Vietnam and other different locations. Some of these teas are very good, some are awful, but they are neglected areas of tea production. Perhaps the US, British and others could also be covered. We could break new ground!


+1

I love trying new regions.
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby Mr. Usaji » Sep 15th, '10, 18:25

Tea snobs seem to be interested only in China, Taiwan, and Japan (and Korea), but I don't know if that's because very little good tea is grown in other countries, or because they don't export it, or it's just that tea snobs are prejudiced. Maybe a combination of the three.

marlena wrote:Perhaps the US, British and others could also be covered.

I challenge you to show me some tea grown in the US (not counting Hawaii) or Britain!
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby the_economist » Sep 15th, '10, 19:52

Mr. Usaji wrote:Tea snobs seem to be interested only in China, Taiwan, and Japan (and Korea), but I don't know if that's because very little good tea is grown in other countries, or because they don't export it, or it's just that tea snobs are prejudiced. Maybe a combination of the three.

marlena wrote:Perhaps the US, British and others could also be covered.

I challenge you to show me some tea grown in the US (not counting Hawaii) or Britain!


http://www.charlestonteaplantation.com/

! haha...this was news to me too when i found out
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby Mr. Usaji » Sep 15th, '10, 20:47

Wow, I wonder if it's any good. At $10 for 1.6 oz, I hope people don't use it for "sweet tea"!

I can't believe they grow tea in Britain, though. If they could, I'm sure they would have been doing it for centuries.
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby the_economist » Sep 15th, '10, 22:27

Mr. Usaji wrote:Wow, I wonder if it's any good. At $10 for 1.6 oz, I hope people don't use it for "sweet tea"!

I can't believe they grow tea in Britain, though. If they could, I'm sure they would have been doing it for centuries.


haha i don't think its possible given their climate. they are indeed the oldest western tea culture :)
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby Chip » Sep 17th, '10, 20:03

Thank you everyone ... keep 'em coming. I place all suggestions in the master suggestion list located in the FP (first post after the OP, original post) of this topic.

I am also adding a tentative schedule to the OP of this topic for you to check out whenever ... and to route for other additions to this schedule!
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby edkrueger » Oct 9th, '10, 01:13

Wuyi, other darker roast oolong and gyokuro would be good especially for the season.
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby edkrueger » Oct 13th, '10, 18:05

Did I mention Gyokuro? :wink:
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Re: OTTI Suggestions Topic, looking for tea ideas?

Postby TwoPynts » Oct 14th, '10, 13:03

edkrueger wrote:Did I mention Gyokuro? :wink:


Maybe once or twice. :lol:
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