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Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic. How many different teas do you currently have on a typical TeaDay? Thanks to Boywoodhe for today's topic.

1
4
13%
2
14
47%
3
10
33%
4-5
1
3%
6-7
0
No votes
8-10
1
3%
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Total votes: 30

Mon/Tues TeaDay 10/24-25/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby Chip » Oct 24th, '11, 01:00

Welcome TeaFriends to anotherTeaDay. Please drop in and share what is in your cup throughout the day. Also discuss the topic of the day.

Yesterday's topic is also today's topic so ... we shall continue our discussion.

Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic. How many different teas do you currently have on a typical TeaDay? Thanks to Boywoodhe for today's topic.

We are looking forward to sharing this TeaDay with ... everyone. Bottoms up.
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby Herb_Master » Oct 24th, '11, 06:13

Most days 1, (coffee in the morning, when I rise at 10:15), starting tea at 22:15 when I return from work. Going Gong Fu for 6 or 7 infusions, while supper is cooking. A bottle of wine with supper and bed before 03:00.

Half day, home for 18:15, It will usually be 2.

The Days I don't work it is often 3, but if down at the pub I am demonstrating Chinese Tea to friends it may be 5.

Averaging out - I chose 2.

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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby brlarson » Oct 24th, '11, 09:43

I'm down to two teas per day. Usually yan cha in the morning (no coffee) and Japanese green in early afternoon. I typically use 6 grams of leaf per session, but I might reduce the the Japanese green session to 3 grams in a 100ml hobin. Interestingly, the less tea that I drink the less I need, which suggests that my caffeine intake is still too high. At some point I will find the correct amount.

Maiko's 2010 shuppin sencha this morning -- after drinking yan cha all weekend.
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby boywoodhe » Oct 24th, '11, 10:41

I drink about 3 different types of tea as an average per day.;) morning, afternoon and evening.
This chilly morning in florida iam drinking yunnan black needle. yummy!
yours in tea
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby JBaymore » Oct 24th, '11, 12:51

Sometimes 1. Usually 2. Occasionally 3. Almost never more.

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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby teaisme » Oct 24th, '11, 17:41

JBaymore wrote:Sometimes 1. Usually 2. Occasionally 3. Almost never more.


me too.
Today double infusion of bancha. Then double infusion of kukicha. I've been so busy mixing these it's nice to drink them individually again, brewed rather strong at work.
Tonight will likely be some young aged sheng or a wuyi in the comfort of my home. :mrgreen:
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby nrstooge » Oct 24th, '11, 19:31

During the week it is usually 2.. one for the morning/work day (like English Breakfast, Earl Gray, or another bold black tea) and another (probably green) for the evenings.

Weekends.. maybe a 3rd in the afternoon, depending on my knitting...
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby gargoylekitty » Oct 24th, '11, 20:01

Generally three. A bowl or two of matcha before work, something out of my stash at work, and then anything I feel like once home in the evening. Sometimes more if I have the day off, work a long shift(giving me time for more), or am up late.
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby AdamMY » Oct 24th, '11, 20:42

Monday through Thursday, I am lucky to have 1 tea. Fridays-Sunday if I am at my place let the tea flow.
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby IPT » Oct 24th, '11, 21:53

I marked 8-10, but sometimes it is more, especially on the weekends.
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby debunix » Oct 25th, '11, 01:33

Currently on tea #3: started with some Anji "white" tea, then Da Hong Pao from Norbu, and now am working on nearly the last of a very nice Shui Xian from Jing Tea Shop, a very forgiving tea that is not really punishing me too much for the long gap between purchase and drinking.

This is a typical teaDay--one tea before lunch, often a sencha or another green tea with breakfast, then a bulk brewing of something to fill the middle of the day, taken to meetings or shared during long work sessions away from the office, and then one or two teas, often something that doesn't take to bulk brewing--more delicate greens, white teas, or aggressive young shengs--to finish the evening.
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby Chip » Oct 25th, '11, 02:10

As usual, I shoot for 3 teas a day. I usually hit the mark and occasionally surpassing it ... and sometimes missing the mark.

3 day TD began with Guricha from Xell with the Mrs. Next up, Takumi from Zencha. And finished the trifecta with Silver from the O-C.
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby Nenugal » Oct 25th, '11, 04:58

Usually 2 or 3; first sencha, and then macha and/or oolong and/or Chinese green. Today, I do it a bit differently, starting with a Vietnamese oolong (Taiwanese style).
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Re: Monday TeaDay 1024/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby laura99 » Oct 25th, '11, 06:10

At least 2 types a day, often 3. I usually start the day with a black tea. If the second is a white or green, I will end up with a third type. But if it's an oolong or pu-erh, that will usually last the rest of the day.
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Re: Mon/Tues TeaDay 10/24-25/11 TeaDay Teas by the numbers?

Postby Running for Tea » Oct 25th, '11, 08:31

On most days 2. Usually I have some sencha in the morning and matcha in the afternoon. Depending on my class schedule for the day, I might start with matcha and come home to sencha in the afternoon.
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