tgiFRIDAY, 2/08/08, Fave type of tea?

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TODAY, what is your favorite type of tea?

Black
13
27%
Oolong
8
17%
Green
21
44%
White
1
2%
Yellow
0
No votes
Pu-erh
5
10%
Yerbe Mate
0
No votes
Rooibus
0
No votes
Herbal
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 48

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by scruffmcgruff » Feb 8th 08 7:50 pm

Wooooo oolong!

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by Chip » Feb 8th 08 9:35 pm

FINALLY, TEA AGAIN!!! 4:30 and finally getting to my 2nd tea. I am drinking Yutaka Midori from Kagoshima. I said yesterday this one is finnicky, and it is proving its point right now, a little too astringent. Still very good.

The poll today is a little shocking in that greens are winning by a large margin and pu-erh has as many votes as oolong. Last time we voted on this around 7 months ago, here was our vote:
Black
29% [ 14 ]
Oolong
27% [ 13 ]
Green
25% [ 12 ]
White
4% [ 2 ]
Pu-erh
8% [ 4 ]
Rooibos
0% [ 0 ]
Herbal
2% [ 1 ]
Other
2% [ 1 ]

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by Mil » Feb 8th 08 9:42 pm

Well, the day isn't over yet. Maybe all those black and oolong tea drinkers are night owls-- it makes sense that they'd need a bit more caffeine to get them going in the morning. :D

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by Pentox » Feb 8th 08 9:54 pm

Bah, green is the way to go! Long live green tea!

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by scruffmcgruff » Feb 8th 08 9:57 pm

Dudes, what's up? It's winter-- green tea should be gone by now! Oolong and puerh age well, drink them instead!

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by Pentox » Feb 8th 08 9:59 pm

Ah, but the season of the tea does not change what your favorite type is. Someones favorite could easily be green, but not drinking any at the moment.

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by Chip » Feb 8th 08 10:15 pm

Scruff McGruff wrote:Dudes, what's up? It's winter-- green tea should be gone by now! Oolong and puerh age well, drink them instead!
Umm,
got TeaFridge,
will drink green
til Spring!!!

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by Ladytiger » Feb 8th 08 10:23 pm

My first tea today was English Breakfast tea which is extremly different from the Irish Breakfast. Second, I had iced Foxtrot, yummy!

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by Photiou » Feb 8th 08 10:39 pm

My favourite tea for today is black - Lapsang souchong for breakfast, lapsang souchong at work. Maybe now some sencha as my (unlined) tetsubin arrived today.

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by Michael_C » Feb 8th 08 11:09 pm

I am drinking a regional green from Nara, which I drink every day. When it is finished (tonight) I will start on an Uji green, I don't know what kind, as the envelope only has the name of the farm written on it.

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by Chip » Feb 8th 08 11:22 pm

Michael_C wrote:I am drinking a regional green from Nara, which I drink every day. When it is finished (tonight) I will start on an Uji green, I don't know what kind, as the envelope only has the name of the farm written on it.
...showoff... : P

Photo, congrats on your tetsubin KETTLE!!!

There is a lot of jealousy going on here right now!!!

Going to make a cup of everyday matcha. It is good, but light, perhaps more approachable than the higher grades. But I do like it, and I can approach it very casually.

WOW, black tea is trying to make a comeback!

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by Ladytiger » Feb 8th 08 11:29 pm

I'm going to hid in a corner with my Valentines tea and possibly bang my head against the wall because of tea ignorant I am. If you read my tea review blog you'll see why.

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by Chip » Feb 8th 08 11:46 pm

Ladytiger wrote:I'm going to hid in a corner with my Valentines tea and possibly bang my head against the wall because of tea ignorant I am. If you read my tea review blog you'll see why.
Sorry Ladytiger, what are you referring to on your blog? Whatever it is, we all live and TeaLearn!!! But seriously, which blog entry are you referring to?

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by Victoria » Feb 8th 08 11:57 pm

Ladytiger wrote:I'm going to hid in a corner with my Valentines tea and possibly bang my head against the wall because of tea ignorant I am. If you read my tea review blog you'll see why.
No tea balls EVER!! Girl!!! Just kidding - trust me I've done much worse!!
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by tenuki » Feb 9th 08 12:01 am

Drinking Ali Shan today.

Li Shan traditional style Da Yu Ling Gao Shan Cha is my favorite hands down, unless I'm having a really good Bazhong, which always temporarily persuades me.
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