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Canadian tea drinkers- Red Rose tea - what happened to quality?
I am SO Glad to finally see that someone else has noticed. I agree! Another verification that it is not the same tea- my tea mug is white and every few days (with the original Red Rose tea, I had to...
1 year ago 3
 
Check out this neat Kickstarter project - you can make your own blend of custom tea!
5 years ago
 
Ten Ren Oriental Beauty
I have often bought the Oriental Beauty tea from the Ten Ren store in Rockville, MD. Although their catalogue lists several grades available as loose tea, the store only stocks one, and I like it....
10 years ago 6
 
the best tea in the world
i read a acticle which said mariage freres is the best tea in world, didnt taste it yet,is it good? in my mind,the best tea should be foun in china or india,how do you think about it MF is a French...
11 years ago 10
 
Twinings Weekly Blog Report: Rooibos: Some Health Information; Teaware: Chataku; Wakamatsu-no-Mukashi Matcha from Ippodo; Stringing Tea
This is a selection of recent popular blog articles from the Twinings Tea Blog, where you will find the best tea blogs by tea lovers from around the world. Rooibos: Some Health Information Elliot, at...
12 years ago 19
 
Tips on frugal food-buying in the Philadelphia region
10 to 1 he's connected with academia - an overaged grad student. I can smell his Birkenstocks from here. Have you done any better lately? On Apr 28, 10:24 am, The Historian wrote: Spoken like a...
12 years ago 11
 
Chamomile & Chrysanthemum bug infestation in containers!
well it seems these teavana containers are not so air tight... probably that allowed any larva to grow and multiply (5months) into a whole colony occupying the container, reducing the plant and...
12 years ago 7
 
Matcha in the US?
Over the past few years, a couple of Matcha products have become available in the US, but I haven't seen much in the way of matcha powder. I was wondering if anyone could provide reviews or opinions...
12 years ago 17
 
thai tea steeper/infuser
Hello, i'm trying to find thai tea steeper/infuser and having hard time doing that. i'm in nyc. i went to thai store on Mosco st in chinatown but the guy said he ran out. i tried almost every...
13 years ago 6
 
Jasmine pearl vs Jasmine pearl
I have tried several varieties of jasmine pearl tea, small pearls , large ones and ones have a lot of nice tippy white color others more olive green, however I find that some have a very sweet smell...
13 years ago 3
 
Old Yixing teapots on Ebay
Does anyone have experience buying teapots from the ebay store ? They have a large selection of yixing listed as pre-1960 at what look like reasonable prices, even allowing for ~$30 shipping. They...
13 years ago 32
 
tea kettle with spinning top
On one Alton Brown Good Eats show, he featured a tea kettle that I would dearly like to find. The body of the kettle was either brushed aluminum or stainless steel with brass accents (rivets or...
14 years ago 3
 
Starbucks "African Red Bush" tea? Is it Rooibos?
The past two times I've been at a Starbucks in Canada, I've ordered a cup of "African Red Bush" tea, which is a new addition to their teabag keyring. It's a new option in their selection of non-tea...
14 years ago 7
 
zisha clay
I have a yixing teapot made of "zisha" clay but doesn't "zi sha" mean "to kill oneself" in mandarin? "Zisha" means purple sand, it is a kind of mud, "Zi" in chinese is a color purple. "Sha" is sand....
14 years ago 2
 
Cheap Darjeelings
I've bought Twinings Darjeeling (loose) and I don't like it at all. I've also tried other cheap brands (lipton, I belive) and it was also worthless. This would lead me to the conclusion that I simply...
14 years ago 10
 
Aged puerh sample
Hi all, I have a question to the more experienced puerh drinkers in this group. I would like to taste some genuine aged sheng puerh, but do not have the money and the courage to buy a whole cake....
14 years ago 5
 
Kalami/ Gulabi tea
I regularly drink a large-leaf tea called "Kalami" or "Kalmi" tea, also marked "Gulabi" tea. It seems to be a fairly low-grade Indian tea mostly for domestic consumption, definitely not a first-flush...
15 years ago 4
 
Canadian tea drinkers- Red Rose tea - what happened to quality?
Hi I've been a Red Rose tea drinker for the past 30 plus years. At one time it was fragrant strong tea.You would open the box and the wonderful aroma would was delicious.I purchased some boxes in the...
15 years ago 18
 
Tea n' Spice
For years I was able to purchase boxes of instant tea called Tea n' Spice (I think that was the name) at Cost Plus. It came in a brown cardboard box with black lettering and was made in San Francisco....
16 years ago 12
 
When did Morning Thunder lose its buffalo kick?
I've purchased Celestial Seasonings' Morning Thunder tea off and on over the years, since the days when it was nearly the only bagged tea with yerba maté that you could find in the U.S. I had always...
16 years ago 15