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Old 01-09-2018, 06:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all! Let's talk about tea!


I think I want to get into tea. Is anyone a big tea drinker, and if so, what are your favorite teas?
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Old 01-09-2018, 08:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi, Cait.
Not a big tea drinker, except when in England, when I could have it with adorable little sandwiches and scones.
But my bestie is a big tea fan.
She likes Earl Gray in the morning, sometimes green tea for what she feels are cleansing benefits (I don’t agree, and I think green tea tastes like brake fluid, but that’s me) and a calming tea like chamomile or peppermint if she has one in the evening.
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Old 01-09-2018, 08:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Black, boiled and strong, over ice.

<<Southerner

I will give in to white and green, Earl Grey, chamomile with ginger in a moment. Hot or iced.

Yea, I like tea.
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Hi, Cait.
Not a big tea drinker, except when in England, when I could have it with adorable little sandwiches and scones.
But my bestie is a big tea fan.
She likes Earl Gray in the morning, sometimes green tea for what she feels are cleansing benefits (I don’t agree, and I think green tea tastes like brake fluid, but that’s me) and a calming tea like chamomile or peppermint if she has one in the evening.
I dislike the taste of green tea as well, though if it has a fruit element in there like mango I enjoy it more. I make an iced green tea with frozen mango chunks in the summer that is usually a big hit.
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Old 01-10-2018, 03:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Black, boiled and strong, over ice.

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I will give in to white and green, Earl Grey, chamomile with ginger in a moment. Hot or iced.

Yea, I like tea.
Ooih, ginger in tea sounds really good!
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I recently tapped into Matcha Green Tea
with a few drops of organic Stevia drops
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Hi, Cait.
I think green tea tastes like brake fluid, but that’s me
That's me too. Orange Pekoe or Earl Grey....brown with caffeine....same with coffee. No flavours. Tea should taste like tea. Coffee should taste like coffee..and one should never ever put fruit on a pizza. Blecht to pineapple.

Sorry, got carried away there.
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That's me too. Orange Pekoe or Earl Grey....brown with caffeine....same with coffee. No flavours. Tea should taste like tea. Coffee should taste like coffee..and one should never ever put fruit on a pizza. Blecht to pineapple.

Sorry, got carried away there.
I LOVE ham and pineapple pizza. I grew up with ham, pineapple and cheese sandwiches.

But that's as far as I'm willing to go. BBQ chicken pizza? The Japanese love salmon and mayo...on pizza. Cheeseburger pizza?

Just too far.
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I love tea!! Especially green tea and red roobios. Red roobios is floral tasting so if you don’t like green tea you probably wouldn’t like it. I order tea online all the time.
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I love tea!! Especially green tea and red roobios. Red roobios is floral tasting so if you don’t like green tea you probably wouldn’t like it. I order tea online all the time.
I am a huge tea drinker. I suggest ordering a sample pack online so you can try out a few varieties to see what you like.
Republic of Tea is a good start. There are alot out there.
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Black, boiled and strong, over ice.

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I will give in to white and green, Earl Grey, chamomile with ginger in a moment. Hot or iced.

Yea, I like tea.
<<<<What Trachemys said. And sweet (grew up in the south as well). Also have a father that grew up in England so afternoon cuppa and biscuit were essential
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Old 01-18-2018, 04:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Daytime tea
- Breakfast in Paris for me from STASH
- Zen from TAZO

Nighttime tea
- Licorice Spice from STASH, 2 bags!

Usually those are my go to and what i keep around a lot.. but i dabble here and there, but i do drink tea quite a lot
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Rivenin- I love the Stash Licorice spice too!! awesome stuff!!
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Rivenin- I love the Stash Licorice spice too!! awesome stuff!!
Man oh man... Finding someone that likes black licorice is uncommon, let alone a drink flavored by it! haha. HELLO NEW BEST FRIEND!
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