Greetings from Portugal

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Jan 21st, '17, 17:05
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Greetings from Portugal

by gatmcm » Jan 21st, '17, 17:05

Hey all, I'm 22, been drinking tea for a few years, early last year I got into it a bit more seriously and started gong fu brewing.

Before I drank mainly Azores black tea, now I drink mainly puer and wuyi oolongs but i'm open to try whatever.

Been looking into the world of yixing but will try (will try to try :lol: ) to learn a bit more before I take the plunge.

Been lurking for a while and and thought I would make an account (thank you Chip for manually activating my account), this seems like an awesome community.
Nice to meet you all!
-gatmcm

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Jan 21st, '17, 21:59
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Re: Greetings from Portugal

by jayinhk » Jan 21st, '17, 21:59

gatmcm wrote:Hey all, I'm 22, been drinking tea for a few years, early last year I got into it a bit more seriously and started gong fu brewing.

Before I drank mainly Azores black tea, now I drink mainly puer and wuyi oolongs but i'm open to try whatever.

Been looking into the world of yixing but will try (will try to try :lol: ) to learn a bit more before I take the plunge.

Been lurking for a while and and thought I would make an account (thank you Chip for manually activating my account), this seems like an awesome community.
Nice to meet you all!
-gatmcm
Welcome!

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Jan 21st, '17, 23:43
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Re: Greetings from Portugal

by debunix » Jan 21st, '17, 23:43

Welcome!

It sounds like you've already found your way to some good teas. I' bet you'd also enjoy some traditional roast Dong Dings from Taiwan and Dan Congs as well.

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Jan 22nd, '17, 14:45
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Re: Greetings from Portugal

by victoria3 » Jan 22nd, '17, 14:45

Welcome from Los Angeles

Jan 22nd, '17, 15:48
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Re: Greetings from Portugal

by gatmcm » Jan 22nd, '17, 15:48

debunix wrote:Welcome!

It sounds like you've already found your way to some good teas. I' bet you'd also enjoy some traditional roast Dong Dings from Taiwan and Dan Congs as well.
I did find quite a few good teas, but have a long way to go, sadly a big part of my tea knowledge is from reading and not from tasting, shipping cost/time really hold me back, as well as actual cost.

Been wanting to try traditional roast dong ding and tgy for a while, seems to be right up my alley, thanks for sugesting, dancongs seem to be a wide world too, only had a couple samples that were very different (one was roasted and one tasted like chewing on petals :lol: )

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