Tues 1/29/08 Country of origin of your first tea today?

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Country of origin of your first tea today?

Poll ended at Jan 30th, '08, 15:41

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Postby Space Samurai » Jan 29th, '08, 22:13

Oh. Wow. It's been a year? :shock:
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Postby Salsero » Jan 29th, '08, 22:22

Space Samurai wrote:Oh. Wow. It's been a year? :shock:
Plus a day
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Postby Wesli » Jan 29th, '08, 22:33

Salsero wrote:
Space Samurai wrote:Oh. Wow. It's been a year? :shock:
Plus a day

Unless he joined in the morning. Then it's been almost 2 days.
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Postby daughteroftheKing » Jan 29th, '08, 22:41

Started the day with a cup of White Mangosteen from Let's Do Tea. White tea with mangos and mangosteen and who-knows-what other "flavourings". Smells odd, but tastes pretty good, especially if you like a sweet tea. Re-steeped it tonight to make my evening glass of iced tea and it still had plenty of flavor.

Also made a strong cup of Flintridge Chai as a base for a morning protein drink.
At work kept re-infusing Oolong 40 (added some lavender after 1st two).

Tea Day is a great idea, thanks Chip!
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Postby Toomes » Jan 29th, '08, 23:04

I started the day with Fuka-midori from Den's. Took the first two steeps from my Fukugata and put it into my Thermos. Delicious and it kept me from falling asleep in my 8AM class.
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Postby Ladytiger » Jan 29th, '08, 23:38

Hmm, I was thinking and figured that tea orders could be included, too? With the mention of Den's Tea, I looked them up and found a nice little special of a Green Tea Kit for only $3 which includes shipping and handling. Sigh, I guess one can not have enough tea or know too much about it. So that will be in my cup in the future. Yay!
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Postby Wesli » Jan 29th, '08, 23:52

Good find, LadyTiger! For everyone who isn't already a Den's customer, I strongly recommend their Green Tea Starter Kit. $3 for a few nice samples, a couple empty teabags if you need them, and wonderful green tea propaganda to leave by the coffee machine at work!

At the moment, I'm about to brew a second steep of a blend of Den's kukicha with Hibiki-an's fukamush superior.
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Postby osadczuk » Jan 30th, '08, 00:21

Hey everyone, what a great thread!

Today and tomorrow were/are going to be high stress for me so I've been having Assam Melody (Adagio) and some random herbal blends. Indian tea just smells like "tea" to me and has a lovely calming effect. The herbals because I have to try to get some sleep tonight.
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Postby Chip » Jan 30th, '08, 00:35

osadczuk wrote:Hey everyone, what a great thread!

Yep, and we get to do it all over tomorrow!!!

I was surprised that Japanese tea beat out Chinese tea in today's poll question. In fact, had a very sizable lead all day.

I have to wonder if this a universal trend with the problems China has had recently.
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Postby skywarrior » Jan 30th, '08, 01:39

I'm afraid I wimped out and drank Chocolate tea most of the day.
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