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    The Tea Thread





    I was always a coffee drinker, but I've recently gotten into tea. Coffee's high caffeine amounts always leave me crashed at some point, so I like how tea has about 20%-30% the amount of caffeine. And more importantly, tea contains a good deal of antioxidants, especially Green Tea.

    Anywho, what kind of tea do you guys like? Are there any interesting exotic/foreign teas that you've found?

    Here are the main types of teas:





    Here's a table on how to brew different kinds of tea (via MorningBus on NeoGaf). The right number is how long the tea should be steeped.

    Last edited by Ixion; 10-15-2012 at 23:34.

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    I love tea when it's hot. I mainly drink water but i drink hot tea other than that.

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    Green tea with honey is my all time fav. Jasmine is my second.
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    I like Green Tea, it tastes good and calms me down. Black tea with lemon or honey is also good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silver_Knight View Post
    I love tea when it's hot. I mainly drink water but i drink hot tea other than that.
    Same here. Water and tea are pretty much the only two beverages I have these days.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kuro View Post
    Grren tea with honey is my all time fav. Jasmine is my second.
    Just looked up Jasmine Tea. I see it's connected to Buddhism, which is interesting. I'll have to give it a try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    Just looked up Jasmine Tea. I see it's connected to Buddhism, which is interesting. I'll have to give it a try.
    It's also really good for your body.

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    I've tried Tea its ok I should seriously try to drink it more cause of the benefits

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    Prefer coffee but don't mind hot tea on occasion, Lipton iced tea is pretty good though.


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    I drink several cups of Black tea a day. I don't do coffee unless it's a espresso before work on a morning where just a red bull wont cut it

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBettaKnow View Post
    I drink several cups of Black tea a day. I don't do coffee unless it's a espresso before work on a morning where just a red bull wont cut it
    All people in the UK drink a couple cups of tea a day smh LOL

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    Tea makes you pee. ITs a Diuretic
    I drink mostly Twinings "every day tea."
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    think its black tea i drink...its awesome

    Tetley tea will do for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    Same here. Water and tea are pretty much the only two beverages I have these days.



    Just looked up Jasmine Tea. I see it's connected to Buddhism, which is interesting. I'll have to give it a try.
    I'll also drink milk but you can't drink milk, can you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeviousOne View Post
    All people in the UK drink a couple cups of tea a day smh LOL
    It's only 2:45 and I'm on my 5th cup already


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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBettaKnow View Post
    It's only 2:45 and I'm on my 5th cup already


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    LOL I knew it!!! You UK bro's and your tea lmao

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    I'm a coffee person myself, not really a fan of tea

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    My office has six different kinds of tea. I just finished trying all of them (over the last week). This is how I'd rank them...








    However, I basically liked all of them except for the Green Tea w/ Pomegranate.

    Anywho, has anyone had Pumpkin Spice Tea? I love all things pumpkin, and since I'm getting into tea now, I'd like to give it a try.
    Last edited by Ixion; 10-15-2012 at 23:01.

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    While I was in England, I LOVED TEA!!! I haven't had something as good back then while I've been in the US.




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    Green tea with apple and pear, and Earl Grey, are the only hot drinks I need.

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    I've started drinking tetley green tea for a few weeks. Usually just one cup in the evening - good stuff

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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    While I was in England, I LOVED TEA!!! I haven't had something as good back then while I've been in the US.
    Which kind of tea did you drink? I know the English like their Black Tea (with milk and sugar). Is that what you had?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBettaKnow View Post
    I drink several cups of Black tea a day. I don't do coffee unless it's a espresso before work on a morning where just a red bull wont cut it
    A spot of tea and a crumpet. lol I drink coffee myself but will sometimes have tea. Lipton and Genseng tea are my favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TGO View Post
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    Here is a nice table on how to brew different kinds of tea (via MorningBus on NeoGaf). The right number is how long the tea should be steeped.


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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    A spot of tea and a crumpet. lol I drink coffee myself but will sometimes have tea. Lipton and Genseng tea are my favorites.
    I prefer toast to crumpets but your right on the money with that. I think the stereotype of British and tea has to be one of the most accurate stereotypes about! We go through tea like its running out


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