Official Shincha 2013 Ordering topic

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Official Shincha 2013 Ordering topic

by Seeker » Mar 14th 13 6:50 am

I haven't seen a mention of shincha for 2013, and I'm really starting to think about it, thirst for it, dream about it.
Also makes me wonder about radiation reports for 2013?
What say we all?
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Re: Shincha 2013 anyone?

by Chip » Mar 14th 13 4:31 pm

Since this is the first Shincha 2013 topic, I will convert this to the Official Shincha 2013 topic which will be stickied. If that is OK with you, Seeker?

Oddly, I have not been too obsessed thinking about Shincha so far. I guess because I have some pretty amazing Sencha on hand. Usually by this time of the harvest year, my sencha stocks are depleted or at best all I have are some not so fave leftovers. Then I focus on Gyokuro and other teas while awaiting Shincha. By the time Shincha rolls around, I am primed for it.

So, I guess I have a 100 or so grams of sencha on hand ... likely will hold out and not order any til Shincha.

Likely, there will be Shincha OTTI round(s) this year again as well. In fact, I am hoping to expand on it this Shincha :!: :mrgreen:

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Re: Shincha 2013 anyone?

by Seeker » Mar 14th 13 5:23 pm

Chip wrote:Since this is the first Shincha 2013 topic, I will convert this to the Official Shincha 2013 topic which will be stickied. If that is OK with you, Seeker?
s'cool!
Chip wrote:Likely, there will be Shincha OTTI round(s) this year again as well. In fact, I am hoping to expand on it this Shincha :!: :mrgreen:
Oooo, ahhhh!
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Re: Shincha 2013 anyone?

by Running for Tea » Mar 14th 13 5:29 pm

Chip wrote:Likely, there will be Shincha OTTI round(s) this year again as well. In fact, I am hoping to expand on it this Shincha :!: :mrgreen:
That is something I am really looking forward to! This will only be my second Shincha, but I am hoping to get a bit more involved this year. I ordered only a couple different teas last year. Now that I am more confident in my brewing and tea knowledge, I am planning to stock up big time (as well as participate in the OTTI round(s)) 8)

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by Alex » Mar 14th 13 5:40 pm

Yay my second shincha season!

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by Seeker » Mar 15th 13 5:15 pm

Oh, and BTW, just to be really clear,
COUNT ME ALL IN FOR THE SHINCHA OTTI!
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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by victoria3 » Mar 19th 13 11:48 pm

Seeker wrote:Oh, and BTW, just to be really clear,
COUNT ME ALL IN FOR THE SHINCHA OTTI!
:mrgreen:
Count me in too! my favorite...

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by tjsan » Mar 20th 13 2:26 pm

victoria3 wrote:
Seeker wrote:Oh, and BTW, just to be really clear,
COUNT ME ALL IN FOR THE SHINCHA OTTI!
:mrgreen:
Count me in too! my favorite...
Yes, Shincha! .. and me too, please :D

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by Chip » Mar 20th 13 3:39 pm

Sorry, all shincha in the world is sold out! :twisted:

Well, I guess I have get started on this.

Thank you for your expressed interest. :mrgreen:

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by BrooklynBrew » Mar 28th 13 3:56 pm

I swear I posted something in this thread and it disappeared!

I'm curious about trying some shincha this year. Probably from Den's or Ippodo.

Is there anything a newbie should know about?

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by BrooklynBrew » Mar 29th 13 1:02 pm

minor_glitch wrote:Also http://www.o-cha.com/shincha/ :D
I preordered a couple things from O-Cha. I didn't know they'd charge me right away for a preorder. Oh well.

Now I need an 88th Night.

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by sherubtse » Mar 29th 13 2:48 pm

BrooklynBrew wrote:I preordered a couple things from O-Cha. I didn't know they'd charge me right away for a preorder. Oh well.

Now I need an 88th Night.
Yes, I believe that is their practice, viz. to charge your credit card right away and then delivery the goods later. (It is one reason why I don't pre-order from O-Cha.)

But perhaps Kevin will correct me if I am wrong on this.

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Re: Official Shincha 2013 topic

by sherubtse » Mar 29th 13 2:49 pm

minor_glitch wrote:Also http://www.o-cha.com/shincha/ :D
Good!

It means their annual clearance sale cannot be far behind! :mrgreen:

Best wishes,
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