Fri/Sat TeaDay 6/17-18/11 Name your finish TD country!


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Today, we would like to know what is the country of origin typically of your LAST tea of the day? Please share!

India
0
No votes
Japan
9
35%
Taiwan
2
8%
Ceylon
0
No votes
Korea
0
No votes
China
15
58%
 
Total votes : 26

Fri/Sat TeaDay 6/17-18/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Chip » Jun 17th, '11, 01:06

Welcome TeaFriends, new and old, to TeaDay. Please drop in throughout the day and share what is in your cup. Also be sure to vote and discuss the day's topic.

Yesterday we discussed first teas of the day. Please continue to discuss yesterday's topic.

Yesterday was the first tea of the day. Today, we would like to know what is the country of origin typically of your LAST tea of the day? Please share!

We are looking forward to sharing this TeaDay with ... everyone. Bottoms up.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Nenugal » Jun 17th, '11, 01:45

Other (China)
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Chip » Jun 17th, '11, 01:52

Nenugal wrote:Other (China)

Ah, the pitfalls of copy/paste. Fixed the absence of China!

However, now there is no "Other."
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Xell » Jun 17th, '11, 06:24

Usually it's yame houjicha, i really like this tea. And since it contains almost zero caffeine, it's perfect for evening. If not houjicha then it will be either genmaicha or sobacha.

But yesterday my last tea was actually matcha :mrgreen:


p.s.
Maybe for next tea day questions "how much tea you drink each day?" Don't know if it appeared before already :)
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Drax » Jun 17th, '11, 07:12

With most of my Japanese teas at work, that leaves lots of oolongs, puerh, and Chinese greens at home -- so more often than not, my day ends with a Chinese tea (or possibly Taiwanese).

Hrm, the boss is out most of the day today.... I've already put in 45 hours on the week, I wonder if I can sneak out early...? :lol:
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby JBaymore » Jun 17th, '11, 08:35

As it begins....so shall it end: Japan.

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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby artmom » Jun 17th, '11, 09:27

China - IPT's Premium TGY - yum.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby brlarson » Jun 17th, '11, 11:35

Typically Japan. Occasionally China (Fenghuang) or Ceylon (Adam's Peak).

JTS Gao COng Shui Xian with breakfast again this morning. Finished YesterTeaDay with a ``classic'' TGY from The Mandarin.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Masalachaaaaiii... » Jun 17th, '11, 11:52

mostly japan, enjoying the last of my shincha all day long :D

Having hashiri shincha from maeda en with some dark chocolate, mmm! Great breakfast.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby teaisme » Jun 17th, '11, 16:17

my hours are all funny, when is the end of the day :lol:

back when I had more of a schedule though it would be a lighter japanese tea brewed light like kukicha, houjicha, or genmai.

Darjeeling in my cup at work , good stuff
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby jaderabbit » Jun 17th, '11, 16:57

japanese for me too! sencha has really grown on me, it's less aggressive compared to the chinese and taiwanese teas i have sitting around :lol:
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Skippyandjif » Jun 17th, '11, 23:21

It varies; however, if I were to make a pie chart of the countries-of-origin of the last tea of the day, the biggest chunk would belong to Japan. I love green tea, especially Japanese green tea. Yummm.

Pu-erh this morning; a ton of iced green tea because I spent all this afternoon unlocking the remainder of the songs on my Dance Dance Revolution game and then playing it; currently drinking some rose sencha.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby debunix » Jun 17th, '11, 23:28

Probably more often china for oolong or puerh, but a lot more variation than with the morning start tea.
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby entropyembrace » Jun 18th, '11, 00:49

I voted China....my tea drinking is pretty evenly split between Chinese and Japanese teas but I gave the edge to China because I often end the day with a shu puerh....that is if i´ve had a heavy dinner.

Today I´m starting and ending with gyokuro...I was drinking coffee earlier in the day.

I don´t know if anyone noticed I wasn´t around all week...I was away visiting my grandpa out in the country...I thought I would have internet since I brought a 3G USB stick...but the signal was terrible and I could barely get to my email nevermind tea chat :?

I did bring some tea so I wasn´t tealess anyway :)
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Re: Friday TeaDay 6/17/11 Name your finish TD country!

Postby Chip » Jun 18th, '11, 03:14

entropyembrace wrote: I don´t know if anyone noticed I wasn´t around all week...I was away visiting my grandpa out in the country...I thought I would have internet since I brought a 3G USB stick...but the signal was terrible and I could barely get to my email nevermind tea chat :?

I did bring some tea so I wasn´t tealess anyway :)

Thought maybe you were south of the border, the USA border that is. :wink:

I finish with what I call SLT, soggy leaf tea or the remains of the day. The last new tea of the day is Japanese, usually, but this will vary much more so than the first tea of the day.

Great TD began with prelim tasting of Aoi with the Mrs. Finished the TD with a blend of dribs and drabs sencha. And currently SLT!
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