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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-04 18:33:12 Reply

Instead of sweetening your tea with sugar or honey, try agave nectar. It's really good. Also, Chocolate Thai tea is pretty good. As well as pomegranate wild berry herbal tea.


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-04 19:01:52 Reply

At 2/4/13 09:34 AM, Saen wrote: I'm actually quite curious if any of you are tea drinkers. I'd like some input on some new teas I can try out.

Rooibos (or red tea) was always one of my favorites. I also enjoy lemongrass, most oolongs, chamomile and anything jasmine.


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-04 19:17:52 Reply

At 2/4/13 09:39 AM, Sequenced wrote: Green tea with honey and a bit of milk

I've never had tea with milk in it.
Am I missing out?


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-04 19:21:10 Reply

I still think that this is the greatest tea ever.

Just bursting with wholesomeness.


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-05 02:54:55 Reply

At 2/4/13 07:17 PM, Viper50 wrote: I've never had tea with milk in it.
Am I missing out?

Not really. Tea is better without milk, because the catechins, especially epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) gets bound up with milk in it.

No idea what that means, but it's better without Milk!
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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-05 08:30:57 Reply

Earl grey is my favorite.


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-05 21:30:18 Reply

At 2/4/13 07:17 PM, Viper50 wrote:
At 2/4/13 09:39 AM, Sequenced wrote: Green tea with honey and a bit of milk
I've never had tea with milk in it.
Am I missing out?

depends on the flavor. I like cinnamon tea with milk and sugar.


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-05 21:32:57 Reply

Green tea and chamomile.


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-06 01:18:26 Reply

Marketspice in Pike Place Market, Seattle - one of the best places to buy loose-leaf teas, in my opinion.
My favorite cup is a toss-up between Marketspice Darjeeling-Apple, and Private Selection Earl Grey, either with a scosh of milk or creamer.


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-06 01:23:08 Reply

Bigelow Darjeeling black tea
Stash Early Grey black tea
Stash green chai
Stash green
Stash white chai
Celestial Seasonswhatever red roibus tea
Stash green jasmine tea

Those are my favorites. Sometimes I add lemons or milk to my Early Grey. Got a couple lemon slices in the one I'm drinking right now. Then the lemons are hot when I eat them after drinking my tea and that is yummy!


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Response to The best teas? 2013-02-06 01:29:24 Reply

At 2/6/13 01:23 AM, Sensationalism wrote:
Bigelow Darjeeling black tea
Stash Early Grey black tea
Stash green chai
Stash green
Stash white chai
Celestial Seasonswhatever red roibus tea
Stash green jasmine tea

Very nice, I'll have to try out some of those!