"Ocha" de Mayo,2008

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Yeah Spring asked, "As the weather gets warmer and warmer, do you drink more or less tea?"

More, but mostly iced tea
5
9%
More, green tea can be very cooling
1
2%
Same, the weather doesn't affect my tea drinking habits
40
71%
Less, it's just too dang hot to drink tea
4
7%
Other
6
11%
 
Total votes: 56

"Ocha" de Mayo,2008

Postby Chip » May 8th, '08, 03:56

Yesterday, responders picked green oolong as their style of choice. You can still vote and discuss yesterday's topic.

Once again, welcome everyone to TeaDay. Brew some tea and share what is in your cup today, all day! Don't forget to check out what everyone else is sipping today. If you need to, you can reflect back on your TeaDay.

Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic was sugggested by Yeah Spring! He asked if the weather changes your tea drinking habits. Share with us your thoughts, but especially as the weather is warming up, how will this affect your tea drinking.

I am looking forward as always to checking out what is ub your cup all day.
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Postby Terrasi » May 8th, '08, 04:01

Because iced tea is always an option, I drink the same amount of tea year round.

Sometimes I drink hot tea regardless of hot weather anyway.

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Postby olivierco » May 8th, '08, 04:01

I don't think I drink more tea because of the warmer weather, but because during my summer vacations (9 whole weeks) I have more time to drink tea.

This morning, Keemun for breakfast and Kaburagien sencha. I decided to wait for Kirameki to start drinking shincha this year.
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Postby omegapd » May 8th, '08, 04:19

No change. Iced tea year round and hot tea too.

One of the Adagio Jasmine's in my cup this morning.

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Postby augie » May 8th, '08, 06:02

Other: About the same, however 30% is iced. And I use some bag tea to make ice tea. Does that still count?

This has been the week from H$%@, drinking lots of tea!
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Postby Trey Winston » May 8th, '08, 06:14

It stays about the same, in spite of the relatively warm weather. I think white tea goes extremely well with sitting under the ninja parasol on the terrace.
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Postby CanadaBlue » May 8th, '08, 06:46

I said 'other' as I have no clue. I'm too new to drinking tea regularly to analyze my tea drinking habits. More likely to be drinking less in warmer weather actually as a nice cold beer sounds more appealing to me after yard work than hot or cold tea.

Right now - Tie Guan Yin.
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Postby ThinkingOutLoud » May 8th, '08, 07:19

Other: I drink the same amount, but my habits do change in that I drink different kinds.

This morning, Irish Breakfast with some Blood Orange mixed in.
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Postby Selaphiel » May 8th, '08, 07:35

About the same, but mostly green teas.. Nothing like enjoying a nice cup of Gyokuro while watching the nice weather from the balcony and feel the nice smell of newly cut grass.
Now I`m gonna have some Sencha Miyabi.
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Postby olivierco » May 8th, '08, 07:42

Selaphiel, nice to see you again.
Houjicha with my lunch and now some 2008 Darjeeling Namring SFTGFOP1
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Postby chrl42 » May 8th, '08, 07:57

Less, I guess.
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Postby Ron Gilmour » May 8th, '08, 08:19

I probably drink a bit less tea in hot weather. Unfortunately, when it gets warm I begin heeding the call of diet soda, which I know is probably bad for me, but is frosty and fizzy. Unlike most southerners, I'm not a big fan of iced tea.

Enjoying some Castleton Estate FF Darjeeling this morning.
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Postby CynTEAa » May 8th, '08, 08:52

augie wrote:This has been the week from H$%@, drinking lots of tea!


Ditto, Augie! Hope it gets better for you!

In the warmer months, I do switch to chilled teas later in the day. Oolongs in particular make for amazing iced tea. Not sure if my total consumption increases or stays the same.

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Postby hop_goblin » May 8th, '08, 08:53

I definitely drink more ice tea!!!
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Postby Selaphiel » May 8th, '08, 09:08

olivierco wrote:Selaphiel, nice to see you again.
Houjicha with my lunch and now some 2008 Darjeeling Namring SFTGFOP1


Likewise ;)

Your tea of the day reminded me of something. I`ve also been invited to Palais des thes presentation of this seasons Darjeeling teas, gonna be interesting to see how they are this year.
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