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Re: Tea

Post by joegoat » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:13 pm

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I haven't seen Harney's in bags anywhere. It's the only brand I've tried.
https://www.harney.com/collections/all/ ... g-souchong
They're called "sachets" rather than bags. Hold out your pinky while you say it.
I personally go for loose tea all the way.
I think I mentioned it somewhere else, but we drink coffee and tea at Milans while smoking there. The set up is just not convenient for a few guys to have infusers there and to clean them out after use. The little "kitchen" barely has enough room for the coffee maker and the electric kettle. Comparatively, bags make it easier for folks to have tea at the same time. I have a tin of Harney's in my office at work.
Check out the sachets. They look like silk/mesh bags.
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While the quality of leaf in "sachets" is far above the powered stuff found in bags, I can't justify the outrageous price for convenience. If you're opposed to using a reusable tea strainer of some sort you might be interested in buying loose leaf tea and fill your own tea bags. They run about $5 for 100. It's the economical way to be lazy.
Filling and sealing 100 tea bags with measured amounts of tea.
"Lazy." You keep using that word; I do not think it means what you think it means.
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Re: Tea

Post by CodeMonkey » Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:17 pm

Tea infuser

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Re: Tea

Post by A_Morley » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:15 am

Keemun English Breakfast in a heavy, white diner wear mug with the word "Tony's" on the front.
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Re: Tea

Post by A_Morley » Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:22 am

The kettle hasn't boiled yet. Until that happens, I will continue to hate you all.
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Re: Tea

Post by dennisthemenace » Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:40 pm

A_Morley wrote:
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The kettle hasn't boiled yet. Until that happens, I will continue to hate you all.

Who in this group is worth that kind of mental energy?
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Re: Tea

Post by JMG » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:26 pm

A_Morley wrote:
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The kettle hasn't boiled yet. Until that happens, I will continue to hate you all.
One day I will meet you in real life. Then, I will hug you...an awkward, prolonged hug.
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Re: Tea

Post by coco » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:58 pm

JMG wrote:
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A_Morley wrote:
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:22 am
The kettle hasn't boiled yet. Until that happens, I will continue to hate you all.
One day I will meet you in real life. Then, I will hug you...an awkward, prolonged hug.
I hope that Del is there for a follow-up hug.
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Re: Tea

Post by Sir Moose » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:08 pm

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Earl Gray, with half-a-dollop of half-and-half, along with a green-coated, shamrock-shaped sugar cookie.
Did you know Karl Marx hated Earl Gray? Apparently he thought all proper tea was theft.
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Re: Tea

Post by dennisthemenace » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:42 am

A rather mundane Tetley tea in my www.visitfortwayne.com mug. No milk, no sugar. I like it.
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Re: Tea

Post by Thoth » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:20 am

I have a quandary not knowing which tea to brew, usually I'll be in the mood for something. Not today. So I have black, green, oolong and puerh (technically I know its a green but its different enough to be it own thing in my mind) and several different varieties in each class of tea.
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Re: Tea

Post by Thoth » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:48 am

Still puzzled
Thoth wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:20 am
I have a quandary not knowing which tea to brew, usually I'll be in the mood for something. Not today. So I have black, green, oolong and puerh (technically I know its a green but its different enough to be it own thing in my mind) and several different varieties in each class of tea.
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Re: Tea

Post by A_Morley » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:28 pm

Typhoo with milk and no sugar in a mug with a surly-looking iguana on it.
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Re: Tea

Post by UncleBob » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:44 pm

I am drinking iced tea. I brewed it earlier with Lipton quart-sized tea bags.
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Re: Tea

Post by SteveH » Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:16 pm

Proper tea can only be made in a pot, with loose leaves. My favourite is 'Yorkshire Tea' by Taylor's of Harrogate, but I was recently persuaded to try 'Barry's Tea', a long-standing favourite in Ireland apparently, where they drink their tea so strong you can stand the spoon up in it. I bought a few packets of the Classic blend, and jolly good it is too, though not quite as good as Yorkshire tea.
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Re: Tea

Post by coco » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:39 pm

Hale Tea Company Blackberry
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Re: Tea

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Re: Tea

Post by coco » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:31 am

I'm drinking PG Tips.
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Re: Tea

Post by hugodrax » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:02 am

Some faux Russian Caravan I bought from a local hippie dippie tea shop. Either it got stored in an improperly washed jar or somebody has some 'explaining to do. Dont buy pounds of tea without sampling first!
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Re: Tea

Post by rgcurrey » Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:03 pm

I know I am basic with my love of Earl Grey. Making my way through some Taylors of Harrogate Earl Grey now that the weather has finally started to cool off.
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Re: Tea

Post by Jocose » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:50 pm

Tejava

The unsweetened Tea, original Black Tea.
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