Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Jun 15th 12 1:52 am

OMGosh, I hate photobucket. Made me lose this post twice! :evil: So, third writing of this post ...

Prelim tastings of OTTI 14 Hakoniwado Shincha from Yame from our member Xell. I think this is going to be a very memorable OTTI round.

First was 88 Night which had a wonderful aroma and flavor.

Next up, Botan. Incredible sweet aroma wafted up to greet us. The flavor coupled with the aroma is really amazing.

Unfortunately I cannot really say more at this time due to the tasting. However you can read about the tasting and join us here, there are still openings available!
http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 89#p222889

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by sriracha » Jun 15th 12 7:11 pm

Drinking leftovers from the day, been plying my friend with tea for two days now. So, among other things I have a bit of genmaicha going.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by AdamMY » Jun 17th 12 3:31 pm

Morning Crane Tea Jungjak for a morning pick me up. Korean tea holds up quite well to being brewed grandpa style in a big bowl.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by blairswhitaker » Jun 17th 12 7:45 pm

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/blairswhitaker/7388617334/" title="Kirisima no kaori by blairswhitaker, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7081/7388 ... d5e981.jpg" width="500" height="500" alt="Kirisima no kaori"></a>
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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by debunix » Jun 17th 12 7:48 pm

FYI, you want to use the BB code version of the 'share' link on your flickr photos, so we can see this

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by blairswhitaker » Jun 17th 12 7:52 pm

debunix wrote:FYI, you want to use the BB code version of the 'share' link on your flickr photos, so we can see this

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Thank you new to the whole flicker account been using photobucket

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by debunix » Jun 17th 12 8:10 pm

Cool cup. Looks like a piece of rock, sculpted just for tea.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by debunix » Jun 20th 12 4:09 am

Today, a couple of sessions with Kai Hua Long Ding from Norbu. It's not Long Jing, but it's pleasant and green, and the delicate yellow-green liquor works beautifully in Shyrabbit's deep blue Nuka glazed cup with a crackling white interior.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Jun 20th 12 5:42 am

Kikyou from Hakoniwado and OTTI 14 and Kirameki from O-Cha and OTTI 13 ... "prelim tastings" ... I might continue with these two prelim tastings til 2013! Both are great shincha and different from each other as night and day.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by blairswhitaker » Jun 20th 12 6:55 pm

tenkei tori super tasty

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Jun 20th 12 7:43 pm

Houryoku fukamushi Shincha from Den's to start the TeaDay.

Deciding on the next tea. It is great having multiple choices from multiple vendors ... but choosing can be soooo hard!!!

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Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by debunix » Jun 20th 12 9:48 pm

Delicious dilemma to have, however.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Jun 20th 12 9:50 pm

debunix wrote:Delicious dilemma to have, however.
... Indeed. Went with Kirameki from the O-C ... hard to go wrong with this selection.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Lerxst2112 » Jun 20th 12 10:40 pm

Spring 2012 An Ji Bai Cha. I found it to be middle of the road. No major highlights, but no detractors either. Nonetheless, quite enjoyable. I haven't done a camera dump yet, but it looks very similar to this right here:

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Poohblah » Jun 20th 12 11:28 pm

blairswhitaker wrote:tenkei tori super tasty
Sounds like "hunky dory" to me. hehe :mrgreen: