Please introduce yourself here to our membership

User avatar
Jan 17th, '08, 01:37
Posts: 1052
Joined: Jan 15th, '08, 19:24
Location: Syracuse, NY


by Cinnamon Kitty » Jan 17th, '08, 01:37

It is my turn to say hello to everyone here. I am a tea fanatic in my own happy way. My previous college roommates have laughed at my drawers full of teas, so it is awesome to find a crowd of people who are as equally obsessive.

Given the other introductions read on here, I will start with my tea preferences. I enjoy lots of green teas. Currently, I ordered a half dozen little samples at Adagio to find some good ones. I have tried the apricot green, the cherry green, the casa-blanca twist, the sencha overture, the gyokuro, and the green anji so far. I like all of them except for the cherry green. I was hoping it would be like the cherry rose sencha that I had purchased else where, but sadly, it was a bit too sweet. On the other hand, I absolutely adore the casa-blanca twist. Second to my love of green teas is a nice peppermint tea with just a touch of honey. If anyone has any suggestions on which teas to try next, that would be wonderful. I am primarily looking for a good green, every day tea, something that is enjoyable, but not as complex or expensive as the gyokuro.

Any who, greetings to everyone here and good night!

-Cinnamon Kitty

User avatar
Jan 17th, '08, 03:13
Posts: 21651
Joined: Apr 22nd, '06, 20:52
Scrolling: scrolling
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

by Chip » Jan 17th, '08, 03:13

Hi Cinnamonkitty and welcome to our tea community.

You sound like the vast majority of us with your tea drawer(s).

I am a gree tea kinda guy. You are looking for a good everyday green, try Dragon Well...a very approachable and eminently enjoyable green tea.

Enjoy the forum.

User avatar
Jan 17th, '08, 03:58
Posts: 752
Joined: Dec 22nd, '07, 21:02
Location: the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the galaxy

by Sydney » Jan 17th, '08, 03:58

Since you seem to appreciate a green with a bit of something extra, I give a nod to citron green.

I also think the green anji and green pekoe teas are fine "every day" teas.

And although it appears to be priced in the same range as the gyokuru, I think sencha premier is super and worth a sample. I have no trouble turning each cup of the stuff into 3 or 4 cups, which scales the price per cup down significantly.

User avatar
Jan 17th, '08, 09:01
Posts: 865
Joined: Oct 13th, '07, 10:12
Location: Nørwåy

by Trey Winston » Jan 17th, '08, 09:01

Welcome :D

I agree with the sencha suggestion - a very drinkable green.

User avatar
Jan 18th, '08, 02:31
Posts: 558
Joined: Aug 23rd, '07, 00:42
Location: Somewhere in the wilds of Montana, but never without a teacup.
Contact: skywarrior

by skywarrior » Jan 18th, '08, 02:31


User avatar
Jan 18th, '08, 09:10
Posts: 1945
Joined: May 22nd, '06, 11:28
Location: Trapped inside a bamboo tong!
Contact: hop_goblin

by hop_goblin » Jan 18th, '08, 09:10

All Teafanatics are welcome!


User avatar
Jan 18th, '08, 11:17
Posts: 1578
Joined: Jun 8th, '07, 13:00
Location: 3161 A.D.
Contact: Wesli

by Wesli » Jan 18th, '08, 11:17


+ Post Reply