Tea Drinkers

Discussion in 'Lifestyle, Health, Fitness & Food' started by josh pelican, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. VinnyLemieux

    VinnyLemieux SS.org Regular

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    Fucking love tea does anyone hav a teavana in there area they have some of the best tea ive ever had
     
  2. Solodini

    Solodini MORE RESTS!

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    From what I hear TeaVana is like Starbucks of tea. If you get to San Francisco at any point, I hear Samovar Tea Lounge is really good.
     
  3. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Yeah, I've spent far too much at Teavana. No shame, though. I love their stuff. Gonna stock up on some new flavors when I get paid.
     
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    Jontain SS.org Regular

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    Tea rawks, that is all.
     
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    I love tea. Especially since I can drink it all day without feeling too wired. I drink everything from loose leaf brewed in a pot to stuff made instantly in our flavia (labia) coffeemaker at work. But some good coffee, either espresso or french press is always nice too!
     
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    Jakke Pretty wisdomous

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    I've found a new pretty nice tea, 's called Noor Jahan, Sri Lankan, and is an unflavoured black tea... Very nice:yesway:
     
  7. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Thought it might be appropriate to bump this since I have a whole plethora of new teas that I would like to share!

    Black Dragon Pearls:
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    A nice full-bodied black tea. Very robust and bold, with chocolate undertones.

    Golden Monkey:
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    Another chocolatey undertone tea. Full-bodied, with a bit of a woody taste. Mild flavor.

    Strawberry Misaki Blossoms:
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    Very sweet, light tea. Obvious strawberry undertones. Blossoms into a flower after steep.

    Peach Momotaro Blossoms:
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    Much like the strawberry, but substitute peach undertones. Also blossoms into a flower.

    Strawberry Lemonade (Herbal)/Blueberry Bliss (Rooibos) Blend:
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    This was for the girlfriend. Not much of a tea flavor, but a nice, light fruit drink.

    That's all for now!
     
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    Solodini MORE RESTS!

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    So jealous. Where is all of this from?
     
  9. Solodini

    Solodini MORE RESTS!

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    I'm looking at this on my mobile just now so, to save me trying to navigate their site, any idea what their international shipping is like, cost wise?
     
  10. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    To Europe:
    1 lb. $9.95
    2 lb. $16.95
    3 lb. $21.95
    4 lb. $26.95
     
  11. Solodini

    Solodini MORE RESTS!

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  12. guitarister7321

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    That tea sounds awesome, MikeH. I'll have to try some. Never really experimented with special teas like that, usually get Arazona Green Tea or I get tea bags.

    How do you go about brewing it?
     
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    Green tea: around 85˚C (don't let it boil: stop the kettle just before it boils) water in a pot. For each teacup of water, there should be around a teaspoon of tea leaves. Steep for around 30-45 seconds. Some teas will be better if you rinse them in the water, pour that water out then add some fresh water to steep in. The leaves can be resteeped up to around 4 times (varies depending on the tea). Pour through a tea strainer. Enjoy. Without milk and sugar :squint:

    :D
     
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    Jakke Pretty wisdomous

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    Of course without milk and sugar!

    What do you take us for? Savages?


    :squint:
     
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    slowro Drunken Scot

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    I love tea being in the uk its pretty much standard here :lol:
    I have been on a redbush/roobois (sp?) kick for ages and I LOVE it. I need to get into some different tea with similar taste to redbush and breakfast tea. Any reccomendations?
     
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    Various Ceylon teas are nice for your breakfast tea. Try some Pu Erh for something a bit earthier. Edinburgh's Pekoe is a good supplier to check out.

    Eteaket (google them) have a few nice Rooiboses such as caramel rooibos and chili rooibos.
     
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    I freakin love tea.. I drink a lot of tea, esecially black and white tea from Qi.
    THey say green tea is heathy, but some studies have showed that white tea is up to 8 times more healthy. And it taste really refreshing compared to green tea. IF you haven't tried, then do it! :D
     
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    Domkid118 Knives and Wolves

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    English Breakfast is the best tea ever
     

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