Wednesday is TeaDay 4/23/08

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Most of us think we know how to brew, I think! How would you rate your own prowess around the teapot?

A perfect 10, I can out brew anyone...I know ; )
No votes
8-9 I like to think I am exceptionally proficient at brewing
6-7 I am smarter than the average brewer, BooBoo
4-5 I think I am getting there, but hang on the words of other brewers
2-3 I am green, but learning
1 How do I boil water?
No votes
0 My brew tastes like coffee
No votes
Total votes: 55

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Apr 23rd, '08, 22:28
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by insanitylater » Apr 23rd, '08, 22:28

it came out very light but yummy

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Apr 23rd, '08, 22:53
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by Chip » Apr 23rd, '08, 22:53

insanitylater wrote:it came out very light but yummy

Apr 23rd, '08, 23:02
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brew time

by jim109 » Apr 23rd, '08, 23:02

4-5 Greens are tough!! jim!

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Apr 24th, '08, 10:19
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by auggy » Apr 24th, '08, 10:19

Thanks all for the sympathy. Yesterday on the way home, I was able to pick kitty's remains up at the vet (yes, we had him cremated) and that has helped a lot. He was my baby.

Apr 24th, '08, 13:52
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by mmsq3 » Apr 24th, '08, 13:52

(^sorry to hear about your kitty)

I chose 4-5 because I am able to get all my tea to come out well, and I never really think it turns out poorly. However my heating temp is more of an estimation, as all I do is boil water and let it cool a bit (for my green tea). As far as amount of tea, I don't have a scale or anything (though I am looking into one, maybe) I just go with a teaspoon.

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Apr 24th, '08, 23:44
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by bi lew chun » Apr 24th, '08, 23:44

4-5. I just cruised into scale territory about a month ago, and it turns out my guestimations were pretty accurate, but we'll see how I've been doing with temperature when the digital thermometer arrives.