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« Reply #50 on: Tue, 29 July 2014, 10:45:01 »
I ran out of Lapsang Souchong recently. It's probably my favorite black tea to date. Nice and smokey. ;)

Other than that I enjoy green teas. My favorite is probably "Genmaicha Green" from Heavenly Teas" - green tea leaves with toasted brown rice.
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« Reply #51 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 13:21:40 »
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« Reply #52 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 14:27:31 »
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Any thoughts?

Depends on the tea you drink. I know for sure that brewing Chinese/Taiwanese/Japanese tea leaves in that would be a waste, since the leaves wouldn't be able to completely open and a good portion would remain crumpled together. To fully experience the flavour/brew a pot multiple times, you need space for the leaves to open up fully.

Unless you drink tea with shredded leaves, I'd personally stay out.
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« Reply #53 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 14:30:58 »
FWIW, I highly recommend these things:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001JPA3Y8


Once your tea is done steeping, you can flip the lid over and use it as a stand for the metal part, and the little rubber lip keeps any water that drips out from getting on your table.
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« Reply #54 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 17:48:56 »
FWIW, I highly recommend these things:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001JPA3Y8

Once your tea is done steeping, you can flip the lid over and use it as a stand for the metal part, and the little rubber lip keeps any water that drips out from getting on your table.

Agreed, this is one of the best designs. Takes the best features of a handful of other tea strains, and puts it in one device  :thumb:

I use something very similar, but with no lip. I need to set mine on a plate. Wish I had a rubber lip :(

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Re: Tea Appreciation Thread
« Reply #55 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 18:01:02 »
You know how I can tell ya'll tea n00bin'..  u have metal come in contact with tea..

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« Reply #56 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 18:22:32 »
You know how I can tell ya'll tea n00bin'..  u have metal come in contact with tea..
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Classic clay pot style :)  :thumb:
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« Reply #57 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 18:26:10 »
You know how I can tell ya'll tea n00bin'..  u have metal come in contact with tea..
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Classic clay pot style :)  :thumb:

if you only drink 1 type of tea, it's ok to use a clay pot..

but porcelain is better if you drink different teas.

depending on the type of clay pot,  certain teas flavors may become absorbed.

whereas good porcelain is mostly resistant..

That's why glass has become more popular,  the problem however is the glass handle which might break off.

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« Reply #58 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 18:33:52 »
You know how I can tell ya'll tea n00bin'..  u have metal come in contact with tea..
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Classic clay pot style :)  :thumb:

if you only drink 1 type of tea, it's ok to use a clay pot..

but porcelain is better if you drink different teas.

depending on the type of clay pot,  certain teas flavors may become absorbed.

whereas good porcelain is mostly resistant..

That's why glass has become more popular,  the problem however is the glass handle which might break off.

That's why you have different teapots for different teas. There are expensive hand burnt? (not sure how to translate it into English) teapots ranging from $500-$2000 for clay/iron style pots that supposedly "enhance/remove bitterness" from tea.
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Re: Tea Appreciation Thread
« Reply #59 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 18:37:25 »
You know how I can tell ya'll tea n00bin'..  u have metal come in contact with tea..
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Classic clay pot style :)  :thumb:

if you only drink 1 type of tea, it's ok to use a clay pot..

but porcelain is better if you drink different teas.

depending on the type of clay pot,  certain teas flavors may become absorbed.

whereas good porcelain is mostly resistant..

That's why glass has become more popular,  the problem however is the glass handle which might break off.

That's why you have different teapots for different teas. There are expensive hand burnt? (not sure how to translate it into English) teapots ranging from $500-$2000 for clay/iron style pots that supposedly "enhance/remove bitterness" from tea.

I have one.. it was 8000 yuan..  aunt gave it to me..

you know what, tea tastes the same..

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Re: Tea Appreciation Thread
« Reply #60 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 20:25:56 »
What's the opinion on Chamillione Tea? Does it legitimately help relax, and sleep better? Or is it a psychological placebo thing?

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« Reply #61 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 20:33:44 »
What's the opinion on Chamillione Tea? Does it legitimately help relax, and sleep better? Or is it a psychological placebo thing?

Roman chamomile has been used for centuries this way, and chamomile is often included in natural sleep-aids so I think there's a legitimate basis to it's benefits. It also contains chemical compounds that are medically proven to help relax the stomach and ease breathing, so much so that doctor's recommend pregnant women don't drink it because it could induce contractions.

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« Reply #62 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 20:39:40 »
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« Reply #63 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 20:45:30 »
What's the opinion on Chamillione Tea? Does it legitimately help relax, and sleep better? Or is it a psychological placebo thing?

Roman chamomile has been used for centuries this way, and chamomile is often included in natural sleep-aids so I think there's a legitimate basis to it's benefits. It also contains chemical compounds that are medically proven to help relax the stomach and ease breathing, so much so that doctor's recommend pregnant women don't drink it because it could induce contractions.

Interesting!

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Re: Tea Appreciation Thread
« Reply #64 on: Wed, 30 July 2014, 20:49:52 »
What's the opinion on Chamillione Tea? Does it legitimately help relax, and sleep better? Or is it a psychological placebo thing?

Roman chamomile has been used for centuries this way, and chamomile is often included in natural sleep-aids so I think there's a legitimate basis to it's benefits. It also contains chemical compounds that are medically proven to help relax the stomach and ease breathing, so much so that doctor's recommend pregnant women don't drink it because it could induce contractions.

Interesting!

Most likely placebo...  because you need LOTS AND LOTS for it to be chemically induced.


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Re: Tea Appreciation Thread
« Reply #65 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 03:25:03 »
 I'm quite a fan of the Twinings "Invogorating Peppermint" tea. I also like their Green tea.
                
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« Reply #66 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 13:17:57 »
I'm quite a fan of the Twinings "Invogorating Peppermint" tea. I also like their Green tea.

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« Reply #67 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 15:57:06 »
I'm quite a fan of the Twinings "Invogorating Peppermint" tea. I also like their Green tea.

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Re: Tea Appreciation Thread
« Reply #68 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 16:29:48 »
Personally I drink coffee.  Espresso in particular.

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Re: Tea Appreciation Thread
« Reply #69 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 16:31:20 »


I feel like I could use some more...
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« Reply #70 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 16:33:11 »
I just drink lipton iced tea with splenda.

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« Reply #71 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 16:35:23 »
I just drink lipton iced tea with splenda.

in the end it's all just leaves + hot water.....

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« Reply #74 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 16:44:29 »
I feel like I could use some more...
Are these all tea bags? Try some good loose leaf tea and youíll never go back.

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« Reply #75 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 16:45:12 »
I just drink lipton iced tea with splenda.

in the end it's all just leaves + hot water.....
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I use this to make it http://www.mrcoffee.com/iced-tea-makers/TM.html?dwvar_TM_color=White%20%2F%20Watermelon#start=3

does this pump water over the tea leaves?

is it cold infusion? or h0t?

You use the pitcher to measure the right amount of water, pour into main body the there is a small basket that goes in the top and we put a few mr. coffee filters in it then 3 lipton family size tea bags close the lid, make sure the pitcher is up nice and snug and push the button and it heats the water and sprays it out over the top of the tea bags and it seeps through and into the pitcher, there is a mild/strong setting that varies the flow as it comes out.

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« Reply #76 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 17:01:19 »
I just drink lipton iced tea with splenda.

in the end it's all just leaves + hot water.....
Show Image


I use this to make it http://www.mrcoffee.com/iced-tea-makers/TM.html?dwvar_TM_color=White%20%2F%20Watermelon#start=3

does this pump water over the tea leaves?

is it cold infusion? or h0t?

You use the pitcher to measure the right amount of water, pour into main body the there is a small basket that goes in the top and we put a few mr. coffee filters in it then 3 lipton family size tea bags close the lid, make sure the pitcher is up nice and snug and push the button and it heats the water and sprays it out over the top of the tea bags and it seeps through and into the pitcher, there is a mild/strong setting that varies the flow as it comes out.

is there pressure in the spray or is it drip type.

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« Reply #77 on: Thu, 31 July 2014, 19:15:29 »
I just drink lipton iced tea with splenda.

in the end it's all just leaves + hot water.....
Show Image


I use this to make it http://www.mrcoffee.com/iced-tea-makers/TM.html?dwvar_TM_color=White%20%2F%20Watermelon#start=3

does this pump water over the tea leaves?

is it cold infusion? or h0t?

You use the pitcher to measure the right amount of water, pour into main body the there is a small basket that goes in the top and we put a few mr. coffee filters in it then 3 lipton family size tea bags close the lid, make sure the pitcher is up nice and snug and push the button and it heats the water and sprays it out over the top of the tea bags and it seeps through and into the pitcher, there is a mild/strong setting that varies the flow as it comes out.

is there pressure in the spray or is it drip type.

It's more of a lightly forced spurt in multiple directions over the top of the tea bags.

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« Reply #78 on: Sun, 03 August 2014, 10:54:13 »
Randomly ran into a tea shop in Ashland Oregon.  Picked up some Ceylon Adams Peak and Akbar Gold Earl Grey.

Only thing I know about tea is I like it black with milk any time of the day.
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« Reply #79 on: Sun, 03 August 2014, 18:42:35 »
i am drinking some freeze-dried Arizona from a styrofoam cup right now. Does that count?

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« Reply #80 on: Sun, 03 August 2014, 20:30:19 »
take some dirt...

pour hot water in it.. 

Take a sip..

It's almost exactly like tea.. 



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« Reply #81 on: Sun, 03 August 2014, 21:05:30 »
take some dirt...

pour hot water in it.. 

Take a sip..

It's almost exactly like tea..

Bet you love drinking this stuff:
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« Reply #82 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 08:50:11 »
take some dirt...

pour hot water in it.. 

Take a sip..

It's almost exactly like tea..

Bet you love drinking this stuff:
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« Reply #83 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 11:05:21 »
So I make my tea by putting a mug of water in the microwave, then adding a couple of these tea bags afterwards:



Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?

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« Reply #84 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 11:41:05 »
So I make my tea by putting a mug of water in the microwave, then adding a couple of these tea bags afterwards:

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« Reply #85 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 12:02:23 »
So I make my tea by putting a mug of water in the microwave, then adding a couple of these tea bags afterwards:

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Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?

If you put dry ice in it, it gives an effect like it's super hot.

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« Reply #86 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 12:35:39 »
So I make my tea by putting a mug of water in the microwave, then adding a couple of these tea bags afterwards:

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Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?
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« Reply #87 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 13:32:46 »
Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?
No, donít use ground tea. Grinding is for coffee. Use whole tea leaves.

The problem with tea bags is that (a) they use really ****ty quality tea, (b) they chop it into super tiny pieces. As a result, thereís much greater surface area, and the tea loses a lot of its flavor through oxidation. A good loose-leaf tea can be steeped 3Ė6 times depending on the type. A tea bag is pretty much used up after one steep.

I wouldnít recommend using one of those little tea balls Ė they donít really give the leaves room to expand. You could use a tea pot, or if itís just one cup at a time I like the little mug-insert steeper thing I pasted a picture of up above. Or for green tea I often just put the leaves directly in a glass or mug.

Why not just boil water in a kettle?
Americans, by and large, donít have kettles.
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« Reply #88 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 13:32:51 »
So I make my tea by putting a mug of water in the microwave, then adding a couple of these tea bags afterwards:

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Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?
Why not just boil water in a kettle?

Laziness bro...

Same reason I microwave ramen instead of boiling when I'm sleepy..

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« Reply #89 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 16:56:33 »
Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?
No, donít use ground tea. Grinding is for coffee. Use whole tea leaves.

The problem with tea bags is that (a) they use really ****ty quality tea, (b) they chop it into super tiny pieces. As a result, thereís much greater surface area, and the tea loses a lot of its flavor through oxidation. A good loose-leaf tea can be steeped 3Ė6 times depending on the type. A tea bag is pretty much used up after one steep.

I wouldnít recommend using one of those little tea balls Ė they donít really give the leaves room to expand. You could use a tea pot, or if itís just one cup at a time I like the little mug-insert steeper thing I pasted a picture of up above. Or for green tea I often just put the leaves directly in a glass or mug.

Why not just boil water in a kettle?
Americans, by and large, donít have kettles.
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« Reply #90 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 17:13:54 »
Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?
No, donít use ground tea. Grinding is for coffee. Use whole tea leaves.

The problem with tea bags is that (a) they use really ****ty quality tea, (b) they chop it into super tiny pieces. As a result, thereís much greater surface area, and the tea loses a lot of its flavor through oxidation. A good loose-leaf tea can be steeped 3Ė6 times depending on the type. A tea bag is pretty much used up after one steep.

I wouldnít recommend using one of those little tea balls Ė they donít really give the leaves room to expand. You could use a tea pot, or if itís just one cup at a time I like the little mug-insert steeper thing I pasted a picture of up above. Or for green tea I often just put the leaves directly in a glass or mug.

Why not just boil water in a kettle?
Americans, by and large, donít have kettles.
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(

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« Reply #91 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 17:14:41 »
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.

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AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.

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« Reply #93 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 17:18:01 »
Is doing the fancy stuff where I have to put ground tea in a tea ball and washing the darn thing out every day really worth it?
No, donít use ground tea. Grinding is for coffee. Use whole tea leaves.

The problem with tea bags is that (a) they use really ****ty quality tea, (b) they chop it into super tiny pieces. As a result, thereís much greater surface area, and the tea loses a lot of its flavor through oxidation. A good loose-leaf tea can be steeped 3Ė6 times depending on the type. A tea bag is pretty much used up after one steep.

I wouldnít recommend using one of those little tea balls Ė they donít really give the leaves room to expand. You could use a tea pot, or if itís just one cup at a time I like the little mug-insert steeper thing I pasted a picture of up above. Or for green tea I often just put the leaves directly in a glass or mug.

Why not just boil water in a kettle?
Americans, by and large, donít have kettles.
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(

I tossed my kettle after getting a water boiler and realizing it boils water about twice as fast as the kettle did. SOL if the electricity goes out though.

See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.

Honestly, I see tea as more of a Far East tradition. China, Japan, monks, meditation, and cherry blossoms. Buying greasy unidentifiable meats from old men on the street, not knowing whether or not that hot chick is actually a dude, bad karaoke, and fishing in extremely polluted water systems. That's what tea makes me think of.
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« Reply #94 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 17:58:04 »
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.

Depends on how long ago your relations came to this country.  If your new I can see how that might be the perception.

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« Reply #95 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 18:59:04 »
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.
Most people who drive here in the UK Drive a manual not an automatic.
Often people who want to drive an Automatic only have a license for an automatic.
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« Reply #96 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 19:05:08 »
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.
Most people who drive here in the UK Drive a manual not an automatic.
Often people who want to drive an Automatic only have a license for an automatic.
Back to Tea, Today I enjoyed a pomegranite Tea

Pomegranite flavored tea.. or tea made from pomegranite.. 

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« Reply #97 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 19:57:47 »
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.
Most people who drive here in the UK Drive a manual not an automatic.
Often people who want to drive an Automatic only have a license for an automatic.
Back to Tea, Today I enjoyed a pomegranite Tea

Pomegranite flavored tea.. or tea made from pomegranite.. 

I know what a pomegranate is, but what's a pomegranite? Is it like POM & granite?
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« Reply #98 on: Mon, 04 August 2014, 21:50:14 »
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.
Most people who drive here in the UK Drive a manual not an automatic.
Often people who want to drive an Automatic only have a license for an automatic.
Back to Tea, Today I enjoyed a pomegranite Tea

Pomegranite flavored tea.. or tea made from pomegranite.. 

I know what a pomegranate is, but what's a pomegranite? Is it like POM & granite?


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« Reply #99 on: Tue, 05 August 2014, 09:58:49 »
AS A BRIT AND A S A EUROPEAN I'M OUTRAGED THAT MOST AMERICANS DON'T HAVE KETTLES. IT'S ONE'S BIRTH RIGHT TO USE A KETTLE TO MAKE TEA! >:D >:(
See, the thing about tea is that, from an American perspective, itís a tool of the British Empire and a symbol of tyranny and oppression. Drinking tea marks someone as either a traitorous Tory spy, or at any rate some kind of effeminate sissy who probably canít drive stick or throw a baseball.
Most people who drive here in the UK Drive a manual not an automatic.
Often people who want to drive an Automatic only have a license for an automatic.
Back to Tea, Today I enjoyed a pomegranite Tea

Pomegranite flavored tea.. or tea made from pomegranite.. 

I know what a pomegranate is, but what's a pomegranite? Is it like POM & granite?
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