TuesDay TeaDay 5/27/08


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Friday, Saturday, and Sunday the Mod Squad will descend upon Vegas to join Adagio at the World Tea Expo, what should we look for while there?

Spam Tea
3
7%
Spam Tea Time Snacks
0
No votes
Spam Can shaped teapots
2
5%
Spam Tea Tins
1
2%
Spam extract juice cocktail
1
2%
Spam Porn
11
27%
Spam "links"
0
No votes
Aged Spam Pu-erh
8
20%
SpamWare
3
7%
Spam Chawans
2
5%
Spam and Tea Cookbooks
1
2%
Orange blossom oolong Spam
7
17%
and plain old Spam
2
5%
 
Total votes : 41

TuesDay TeaDay 5/27/08

Postby Chip » May 27th, '08, 02:20

OK, the jig is up, Mary and I will be joining tea Adagio at the World Tea Expo in Vegas this weekend. We are registered under TeaChat. It will be an experience that will hopefully enrich us both. We are very appreciative of the opportunity to go...and the generosity of adagio to send us.

This will also be a first, Mod Squad meets adagio face to face!!! Hopefully this will signal stronger future communication between us all and an even better forum that I already consider to be the best all around English language Tea Forum.

Now...TeaDay...once again, welcome to TeaDay one and all...come and share with everyone what is in your cup today...all day! Be certain to check out what everyone else is sipping as well. If you need to, you can also reflect back on your TeaDay.

Today's TeaPoll is the epitome of frivilosity! You can also discuss your thoughts on what your humble mods should check out at the expo! Here is a link. WORLD TEA EXPO Discuss anything Expo related...

OK...I am looking forward to seeing you on TeaDay. Bottoms up, refill, repeat often...
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Postby PolyhymnianMuse » May 27th, '08, 02:28

I am so jealous! I would give quite a lot to check that out, I hope you all have an amazing time. That will be a great thing for some representative specifically from the forum to go and talk with people. Make sure to take lots of pictures to share when you come back!
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Postby Jack_teachat » May 27th, '08, 04:05

Morning All!

My first Tokoname Kyusu arrived today from O-cha (I got the little KI115... http://www.o-cha.com/green-tea/tokoname ... -k115.html)

I am already flabbergasted at how much easier it is to brew in this pot! Also in the box was a packet of the Shincha Uji Kirameki which I'm going to open once I've made my way through the rest of this Yutaka Midori. Have also got some Iced Gyokuro on the go!

I've got an finals exam tomorrow you see so some serious tea is needed for relaxation purposes!

Have a great day everyone, enjoy the exhibition Chip! :D
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Postby Beidao » May 27th, '08, 04:23

10:18 in the morning and I've already been drinking one cup of TKY and one cup of "Russian tea", whatever that is. Now I guess I'll move on to the Golden Yunnan. And I should empty my Lapsang tin... nothing's more ridiculus than almost empty tea tins! :roll:

Anyone here's got something bad/good to say about Tao of Tea? I'm thinking about sending them an order. Especially experience of them sending orders internationally would be appreciated.

I'm not sure I got todays poll, but I voted for Aged Spam Pu. I SO long for pu :cry:
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Postby Salsero » May 27th, '08, 05:09

A podcast from the World Tea Expo?

After years of not getting around to it, I finally tried glass brewing some Chinese green. It is fun, easy, and delicious. Thanks to Andy and Wesli for the encouragement and advice. Thanks to Bodum Pavina for providing the perfect vessel. Meng Ding Gan Lu looks and tastes great this way!
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Next step in my personal development program: Cold brewing Sencha … or Gyokuro.
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Postby henley » May 27th, '08, 05:57

Huge congrats! You must be flying higher than a Space Cowboy! :D :wink:
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Postby augie » May 27th, '08, 06:24

Beidao wrote:I'm not sure I got todays poll, but I voted for Aged Spam Pu. I SO long for pu :cry:


I think it was an inside joke only meant for a handfull of folks. I voted for "Spam Porn" or teaware (I hope anyway). If we're lucky we will see some pictures!

Salsero good luck with the ice brewing. I just haven't gotten into ice brewing or matcha. Great photo as always.

It's 6:20 and I am finishing my coffee, trying to decide what to brew for iced today!
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Postby ThinkingOutLoud » May 27th, '08, 06:44

Spam Porn, of course. Yay Chip and Mary! Have a blast.

Irish Breakfast this morning, brewed quite strong. I'm exhausted from the long weekend ....
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Postby olivierco » May 27th, '08, 06:53

Bring us plenty of pictures from World tea expo!

This morning keemun.
Houjicha with my lunch.
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Postby CanadaBlue » May 27th, '08, 07:45

I picked orange blossom oolong spam - sounds strangely nice. And weird.

Tie Guan Yin, as usual in the morning.
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Postby Galileosdaughte... » May 27th, '08, 08:11

I think you should look for the Orange Blossom Oolong Spam. I heard it was sold by an Ethopian prince who just needs a little cash to get to his inheritance. I believe he promises to share it with you if you can give him enough.

On the other hand, I have read tales of the magical enhancing properties of the Aged Pu-Erh Spam....

Tough choice you got there. :wink:


Again with the Assam Melody this morning for me.
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Postby CynTEAa » May 27th, '08, 08:42

Looking forward to Chip & Mary joining us! Hope you both enjoy the Expo! :)

Yunnan Gold as usual, so good might call for a second cup. So much to do today - pre- Expo! Eeek!

I really think I'd stay away from 'aged spam.' :wink:
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Postby hop_goblin » May 27th, '08, 08:59

Congrats!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!!
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Postby Victoria » May 27th, '08, 09:02

Congratulations to both of you! Very exciting! We will miss you, and be anxiously awaiting your return and all the detalis! We will be here holding down the fort and ocassionally raiding your TeaFridge!

How could I not choose Orange Blossom Oolong Spam?
Starting this morning with it, just in your honor!

Have a nice day everyone!
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Postby joelbct » May 27th, '08, 09:28

Sounds cool, have fun and take pictures. But if you come across any Lipton or Twinings, remember, what happens in Vegas... stays in Vegas.... Image

This morning, Yunnan Gold. My good black tea supply is dwindling, have to place an order soon.
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