Thursdays are TeaDays, 3/13/08

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Let's continue with the 1-5 scale, this time we get to the heart of the matter, how much do you enjoy TEA?

1: It is just tea, gimme a break, you TeaFreaks.
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2%
2: Yeah, I like it, no biggie.
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7%
3: I really like TEA.
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9%
4: OK, I love TEA.
28
62%
5: I love TEA more than food. If I had to choose one, you know which I would choose.
9
20%
 
Total votes: 45

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Thursdays are TeaDays, 3/13/08

by Chip » Mar 13th, '08, 02:49

I am not eating today, just drinking TEA.

Welcome to TeaDay, TeaChatters. I hope you are enjoying a delicious cup of your favorite brew. Whatever you are drinking, remember to share it with all of us. Check out what other TeaChatters are sipping. And of course Vote in the Poll.

Today's TeaPoll and daily discussion topic is getting right to the heart of the matter...on a scale of 1-5...how much do you enjoy TEA? So, vote, then share with us where you stand.

I hope everyone has a great TeaDay!!!
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by tenuki » Mar 13th, '08, 03:06

the answer is yes, whatever the question ends up being. FP.

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by omegapd » Mar 13th, '08, 04:40

I really like tea. It's not a lifestyle for me, but a nice hobby. I do have other hobbies, though, that come first...

EW

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by Trey Winston » Mar 13th, '08, 05:11

I love tea. Today I'm loving me some sencha.

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by Orange Crush » Mar 13th, '08, 06:14

I love tea, but unfortunately without food I'd die :(

A nice jade oolong this morning. It's one of my favorites. Wonderful taste, and I love how the little tea leaf pellets unfurl into full leaves. It's the simple things!

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by olivierco » Mar 13th, '08, 07:09

I love tea, but a little less than food.

This morning, Keemun Mao feng for breakfast.
Now houjicha karigane for my lunch break.

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by CynTEAa » Mar 13th, '08, 09:38

Need food~ LOVE tea!

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by TimeforTea » Mar 13th, '08, 09:42

I love tea. Isn't it obvious? :wink:

This morning I am enjoying a favorite, jasmine oolong #12.

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by Victoria » Mar 13th, '08, 10:10

I LOVE tea. I love tea more than most food. But, oy, don't make me choose.

Today TQY is in my morning cup.

Have a lovely day all!

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by witches brew » Mar 13th, '08, 10:57

I really like my rooibos and tisanes. It's not quite love, but it is joy.

In my cup this morning, a blend of hibiscus, lemongrass and rosehips.

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by Chip » Mar 13th, '08, 15:07

As much as I love tea, even I love food more, not much, but a little. I also eat, so I can drink TEA another day.

I am enjoying steep #3 of Sencha Premium. This is the last session of this exceptional sencha, truly outstanding and one of the year's best that I have had. It is a sad passing. Sometimes I am relieved upon finishing a bag. Not this time.

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by Cinnamon Kitty » Mar 13th, '08, 15:11

Tea > food.

I finished up my sample tin of Adagio's Darjeeling #22 this morning. I am due for another cup of tea soon, but I haven't decided what I am in the mood for yet.

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by hop_goblin » Mar 13th, '08, 15:13

I can't drink tea if I don't eat! SO, I guess I have to say that I love tea! :D but a lot!! We are like BFF!

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by olivierco » Mar 13th, '08, 15:22

Chip wrote:I am enjoying steep #3 of Sencha Premium. This is the last session of this exceptional sencha, truly outstanding and one of the year's best that I have had. It is a sad passing. Sometimes I am relieved upon finishing a bag. Not this time.


I have just received my sencha premium: I will surely open it this week-end and will be able to compare your brewing parameters with mine.

Yunnan golden tips after work.

Hatsumi sencha right after dinner

Dong ding or maybe rooibos to finish a smooth teaday.

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by tenuki » Mar 13th, '08, 15:46

Started the day with the very good Legend of Tung Ting from teahome, now...

90s select aged Nan Tou from Hou De. Mmmnnn, this tea is fantastic! Long aftertaste, 10+ brewing strength, amazing cha qi and reasonably priced.

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boiling Fiji water, gaiwan, enough leaves to create a loose weave that totally fills the cup once expanded, quick rinse, 20, 30, 40, 50, 55, +

One reviewer said this about the 90s Nan Tou, I can't say it better so I'm quoting.

"This tea is exquisite. The aged quality is immediately evident--strength, depth, fire. Then follows sweetness, a bold smooth fruitiness--a fragrant quality, but one that's matured, evolved. Finally, a tartness emerges--a counterpoint to the sweetness that brings complexity, wonder. Infusion after infusion flow, losing little in the way of complexity, body, fullness."
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