Finally Friday TeaDay, 2/15/08


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Did you ever spend so much time during the day drinking tea, that you skipped a meal or forgot to eat?

Yes, happens all the time, Tea is mandatory, food is optional
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Yes, occasionally
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26%
Yes, but very rarely
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21%
No
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37%
Never happens because I eat the tea leaves after brewing : )
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2%
 
Total votes : 43

Postby tenuki » Feb 16th, '08, 02:38

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Postby Salsero » Feb 16th, '08, 03:18

I've always thought that Li Shan (Pear Mountain) and Ali Shan were different mountains. Are they actually the same?
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Postby Wesli » Feb 16th, '08, 04:01

I drank some aged sheng today, the 96 orange in orange, and for the first time I differentiated it from the taste of shou. So well, actually, that it was hard to believe I ever mixed up the two. The interesting thing, is that after a few infusions, some characteristics pertaining more to young sheng were brought out. Is this from dry storage? I wonder...
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Postby Chip » Feb 16th, '08, 04:03

As always, it has been great sharing TeaDays with everyone of you!!!

I never got around to my 3 rd tea...no good reason...and then it got too late. 4 teas tomorrow!!!
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Postby teaisgood » Feb 16th, '08, 05:31

Li shan is different from alishan.
Usually Alishan is the pricier of the high mountain oolongs.
Other mountaints include Meishan, Yushan and Wushe.
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Postby tseirPsaduJ » Feb 16th, '08, 08:49

Ladytiger wrote:
tseirPsaduJ wrote:"It is better to go three days without food, than one without tea"

I don't guarantee that is quoted properly but you get the general idea

Real quote "It is better to be deprived of food for three days than for tea for one" Chinese Proverb(the Chinese know that they're talking about!) I think I went once without a meal because of tea.
Starting today with some Rum tea, I can't believe it's almost gone! I'm also patiently waiting for the samples that Victoria's Own sent me of Oolongs. So I'll have some of those later.


I looked that up right after I posted it and found three different versions of it..adding or taking away a few words. :?
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