Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?


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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby 茶藝-TeaArt08 » Jun 17th, '14, 01:16

The day starts with soothing rounds of Sugimoto "Suwanohara" Fukamushi, sustainably grown from Kakegawa, poured in a new gaiwan and cup made by my wife. I found myself enthralled with the swirling fuka leaves and rich, green, cloudy broth, a pleasing way to meet the day.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby jayinhk » Jun 18th, '14, 11:53

I'm not drinking it, but this was dessert tonight:

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby JRS22 » Jun 18th, '14, 13:42

A delightful tea session this morning with En Shi Yu Lu from Tea Trekker. Its a 2014 pre-qing ming that I added to my shopping cart on a whim due to its low price of $13.50 for 2 ounces. Today I found the sweet spot - hotter water than I'd been using - in a porcelain kyusu. The tea, with the nickname Green Dew, lived up to its description as floral and vegetal.
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby debunix » Jun 22nd, '14, 17:39

Enjoyed a session with Sejak from Morning Crane tea this afternoon, sweet and vegetal, peas and asparagus.
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby 茶藝-TeaArt08 » Jun 23rd, '14, 02:45

茶藝-TeaArt08 wrote:The day starts with soothing rounds of Sugimoto "Suwanohara" Fukamushi, sustainably grown from Kakegawa, poured in a new gaiwan and cup made by my wife. I found myself enthralled with the swirling fuka leaves and rich, green, cloudy broth, a pleasing way to meet the day.

Blessings!


Repeat on the above, only this morning I place the same fuka in a vacuum tea flask on the way out the door to an interdisciplinary push hands meetup with other other neijia teachers and students. I sip the tea over the three hours, a nice way to wet the mouth in the interludes between practice.

Blessings!
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby debunix » Jun 25th, '14, 20:59

Finishing a split session with some Sejak from Morning Crane Tea: started this in the morning (and shared a round with good reviews from my office tea crowd), then took a thermos of some oolong down to clinic, and came back up to enjoy round 2, the later/hotter/longer infusions. Mmm. Nice pairing of Shyrabbit rutile yunomi and Petr's shino shibo too.
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby debunix » Jul 5th, '14, 21:10

Long time, no posts. Today, Tsuen Aoi sencha, mmm. Sweet, vegetal, delicious.
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby AdamMY » Jul 6th, '14, 14:06

I found time, tea, and a camera.... :mrgreen:

A Korean Sejak (I believe), I would need to hunt down the actual name of the tea.

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Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby debunix » Jul 6th, '14, 14:09

Love the receding series of teacups....like an infinity of deliciousness...
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby GeorgeGR » Jul 6th, '14, 22:22

Just finished a Gyokuro Premium bag from Hibiki-an. Do you guys think I should restock from Hibiki-an, or Ippodo? Which one do you guys prefer?
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Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby debunix » Jul 9th, '14, 11:13

No opinion on gyokuro--my relationship with it in general is still a new and fragile thing.

Today starting off with contrasts--Tsuen Aoi sencha alternating with sips of leftover cold brewed mountain oolong from Origin Tea.

I think I only have one more
pouch of sencha left, but at present rates it will still be a while before the next order.
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby Chip » Jul 9th, '14, 18:10

GeorgeGR wrote:Just finished a Gyokuro Premium bag from Hibiki-an. Do you guys think I should restock from Hibiki-an, or Ippodo? Which one do you guys prefer?

Ippodo!
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby GeorgeGR » Jul 10th, '14, 00:17

Chip wrote:
GeorgeGR wrote:Just finished a Gyokuro Premium bag from Hibiki-an. Do you guys think I should restock from Hibiki-an, or Ippodo? Which one do you guys prefer?

Ippodo!


Thanks! Any recommendations on which Gyokuro & Matcha I should get? I'm contemplating the Gyokuro Rimpo, but I can't decide on a good Matcha.
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby Alex » Jul 10th, '14, 02:46

Zencha Organic Matsu. Its one of my favorites. F'd up the brewing last night though so can't judge this years unless bitter over brewed tea is your thing LOL
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

Postby debunix » Jul 10th, '14, 14:05

Alex wrote:F'd up the brewing last night though so can't judge this years


It happens, especially when you're really trying to get it right!
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