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tea drinkers

Post by ian_halsall » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:35 pm

I wanted to know what sort of tea people drink, how they drink it and how they think it's influenced coffee drinkers and artists.

I like cheap shit tea (and coffee).

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by cpyatak » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:45 pm

ian_halsall wrote:I wanted to know what sort of tea people drink, how they drink it and how they think it's influenced coffee drinkers and artists.

I like cheap shit tea (and coffee).
As a purveyor of specialty tea, I have to say that... blah blah blah.

Just kidding.

My coffee post was for real though.

Thanks for playing!

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by ian_halsall » Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:12 am

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by iliveinmyguitar » Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:28 am

Anything herbal with alot of lemon, no sugar. I like it bitter cause it keeps me up at night but doesn't actually hinder my ability to go to sleep when I'm done

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by H20nly » Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:35 am

once a year i gather a team together to go deep into China to find only the most oolongish of tea. after backpacking through the mountains and returning with our prize we then setup camp and begin the process of preparing the leaves to be blessed by Shaolin Monks. i use very expensive tea kettles to prepare the the tea so that every cup has that i'm so much better than thou taste and aroma.

Mmmm mmMM... i can taste rozling's indignation with every sip!

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by littlepig » Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:06 am

I think maybe H2Only knows about me. :lol:

Oolong, I make is in one of those little tea pots. Put in lots of leaves, hot water (not boiling), leave it for about 10 seconds then pour.

If you prepare the tea that way you have more control over how strong it is. You get the flavour of the tea without it getting bitter.

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by ian_halsall » Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:17 am

H20nly wrote:once a year i gather a team together to go deep into China to find only the most oolongish of tea. after backpacking through the mountains and returning with our prize we then setup camp and begin the process of preparing the leaves to be blessed by Shaolin Monks. i use very expensive tea kettles to prepare the the tea so that every cup has that i'm so much better than thou taste and aroma.

Mmmm mmMM... i can taste rozling's indignation with every sip!
You're a xenophobe for making fun of rozling's elton John tea collection.

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by 8O » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:42 am

Default: PG Tips.
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Re: tea drinkers

Post by simonlb » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:05 am

Tend to rotate between various brands but I do always like Yorkshire, most types of Twinings, and PG Tips for something generic. We have Tetley at work, it does the job.

It's interesting when this comes up in forums, it seems the Americans who drink tea seem to enjoy various fancy herbal (or should that be 'erbal ;) ) teas... I don't mind them once in a while (been drinking some nice ginger and lemon stuff with a teaspoon of honey when I've had a cough recently) but it's all about the builder's tea.

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by nathannn » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:35 am

Gather ragweed and dead dandelions, throw them in a filter and done.
Thats my view of tea.
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Re: tea drinkers

Post by ian_halsall » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:45 am

nathannn wrote:Gather ragweed and dead dandelions, throw them in a filter and done.
Thats my view of tea.
Agreed - then throw the whole thing in the bin and get on the lager.

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by philipc » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:17 pm

Earl Grey is my favourite. Either black or with a tiny dash of milk.

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by LeifonMars » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:39 pm

I drink my green tea the same way as I drink my vodka: pure.
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Re: tea drinkers

Post by squelcht » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:47 pm

Before I write/jam with my music partner we drink some ceremonial Matcha tea along side some fine kush :wink: I normally pair tea with the ganja allll the time. Mornings: Irish/English breakfast black tea - Afternoons: Earl Grey, Lady Grey, Oolong - Evenings: Matcha, Green/Green Ginger, Chai, Earl Grey

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Re: tea drinkers

Post by Electric Blue Studios » Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:14 pm

bigelow green & chamomile.
and when we have it, mountain tea from Greece.
Big on the coffee too.

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