Cinco de Mayo 2008

BYOT! Enter TeaChat here, you never know what you may find!

Teasweetie asked how old were you when you had your first cup or taste of TEA?

Less than 3
11
19%
Less than 6
14
25%
Less than 9
6
11%
Less than 12
11
19%
Less than 15
4
7%
Less than 18
4
7%
Less than 24
4
7%
Less than 30
0
No votes
Less than 40
3
5%
Less than 50
0
No votes
Less than 60
0
No votes
60 or more señor ; )
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 57

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by Victoria » May 6th 08 12:26 am

My Shincha is not here either!! What's a girl to do??

Ah yes, brew OOLONG. I had some nice TKY this afternoon, and in the mail today came my first ever Korean Oolong, I'm quite excited to try it, but it must wait till tomorrow.

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by henley » May 6th 08 12:31 am

Chip wrote: I suspect you would send pomegranite oolong despite my...reservations to the contrary :wink:
Only if you ask nicely. :wink:
Chip wrote:Do not worry...Sal is being watched by your protectors!
*uses best exaggerated southern accent* :oops: Thank you for defending my honor, kind sir.
Salsero wrote:I have a special surprise planned for tomorrow
:shock: *cough* I may have to *cough* call in sick...

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May 6th 08 12:49 am
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by Victoria » May 6th 08 12:49 am

henley wrote:
Salsero wrote:I have a special surprise planned for tomorrow
:shock: *cough* I may have to *cough* call in sick...
That sounds like an excellent idea. Calling in sick and awaiting Sal's surprise.
Maybe I'll join you! Pass the oolong.

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by Chip » May 6th 08 12:54 am

henley wrote:
Chip wrote:Do not worry...Sal is being watched by your protectors!
*uses best exaggerated southern accent* :oops: Thank you for defending my honor, kind sir....
In my best Yankee accent...it is my pleasure, ma'm! *tips hat*

Actually, I have a Baltimore/PA dutch accent...whatever that is. I thought everyone pronounced water like wooder.

Just finished 5 steeps of this Yame gyokuro. I went with the more Japanese brewing method for super premium gyo. A lot of leaf, 6 grams/3-4 ounces of water(wooder) at crazy low temp of 50* C.

This is pretty mind blowing actually!
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by Space Samurai » May 6th 08 1:08 am

I had lots and lots of iced tea at work today. It was very weak; I've had rinses with more depth and flavor than what passes for tea in Texas.

Tonight I had some Okayti Darjeeling Oolong: http://anotherteablog.blogspot.com/2008 ... olong.html

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by Victoria » May 6th 08 1:11 am

Space Samurai wrote: Tonight I had some Okayti Darjeeling Oolong: http://anotherteablog.blogspot.com/2008 ... olong.html
Nice review, that sounds like a good one.
I'm partial to darjeelings, but not so much towards Mighty Leaf.
:D

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by augie » May 6th 08 1:38 am

Salsero wrote:
henley wrote:And the whole TC community breathes a collective sigh of relief.
I have a special surprise planned for tomorrow, henley. Special just for you and augie. Tune in then.
:shock: Oh, dear. I'm hoping you're expecting a Fex Ex box with a new tea pot. We couldn't do without you, Salsero, if you were booted from teachat for indecent exposure . . . or maybe you'd get a year's supply of free tea from Adagio as a thank you gift? Either way, the suspense is killing me! Charge that fancy camera, get out the pruning shears, and brew up something special for us. :D

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by devites » May 6th 08 4:03 am

Today was Matcha fest and gong fued oolong. A mi me gusta matcha. No match against Salsero, but here is a pic.

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