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I love tea! I mostly drink black or oolong varieties, but I also have a decent collection of white and green teas. I also have some pu-erh teas, though I have to be in the right mood for that. (Something not helped by the fact that it sometimes me the mother of all headaches. Aleve isn't usually a standard tea condiment.)

 

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I love iced tea. However, for hot teas, I love Earl Grey, English Breakfast and Darjeeling. Black tea with orange is another favorite, as is tea with lemon.

 

I can't stand coffee..

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Hmm... I'm really into black teas, especially english breakfast and earl grey. I also adore jasmine and chrysanthemum, and I do love genmaicha and normal green tea. I'm not one for fruity or herbal varieties usually.

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I wish you people could show me how to prepare tea in a way that makes it actually taste as good as you seem to think it does. Tea is gross. And coffee isn't much better unless it's mixed with a bit of hot chocolate.

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I drink a lot of green tea through out the day. It's really good for you and I like the taste. I also love sweet tea or ice tea. tongue.gif

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I wish you people could show me how to prepare tea in a way that makes it actually taste as good as you seem to think it does. Tea is gross. And coffee isn't much better unless it's mixed with a bit of hot chocolate.

Well... sometimes you just can't like something, but here goes:

 

-With green tea, don't heat the water completely to boiling. That will make it very bitter.

-I find that a teaspoonful of tea is good with a cup of water, BUT that changes with the tea. Boxes of tea usually have instructions that will help you out with that. Tea strength comes with practice, you learn what you like after a while.

-Black tea is really good with some milk and sugar or honey, or just one of the two. It lessens the bitter taste and gives you a sweeter drink, which might be better if you're not used to tea.

-Don't leave tea bags in, it will make the tea way too bitter after a while.

-Good tea leaves make good tea. I really like Harney & Sons teas, but Trader Joe's also sells good tea for less, if there are those in your area.

 

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I prefer nothing in my tea unless its ice tea then I like a little sweetener.

I like all sorts of teas. Right now I'm all into oolang and herbal teas.

Meh. I want tea now.

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Milk tea and Chrysanthemum tea, both with lots of sugar. : D I mostly drink Chinese teas with my family, I'm not sure what most of the english names are.

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Well... sometimes you just can't like something, but here goes:

 

-With green tea, don't heat the water completely to boiling. That will make it very bitter.

-I find that a teaspoonful of tea is good with a cup of water, BUT that changes with the tea. Boxes of tea usually have instructions that will help you out with that. Tea strength comes with practice, you learn what you like after a while.

-Black tea is really good with some milk and sugar or honey, or just one of the two. It lessens the bitter taste and gives you a sweeter drink, which might be better if you're not used to tea.

-Don't leave tea bags in, it will make the tea way too bitter after a while.

-Good tea leaves make good tea. I really like Harney & Sons teas, but Trader Joe's also sells good tea for less, if there are those in your area.

The quality of the tea is very important, I agree. Most generic tea bags are made from the leftover bits after all of the good stuff is sent off. Also, you can try different types. I find oolongs and lady grey to be a much milder taste, and mint in with teas (such as green tea mint) can help remove some of the bitterness.

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I only drink Rooibos tea or aka Bush tea.

Also I only drink it in the winter with milk and sugar happy.gif

Rooibos tea works well in ice tea's but I never make any cause mine never come out good

 

I do drink coffee but once a week or so

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I drink a LOT of iced tea. If it's hot tea I usually prefer an herbal tea like chamomile or something to slow me down a bit. Something that helps me sleep or relaxes me some so I can at least try to sleep.

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I wish you people could show me how to prepare tea in a way that makes it actually taste as good as you seem to think it does. Tea is gross. And coffee isn't much better unless it's mixed with a bit of hot chocolate.

Coffee is bitter, I agree. Love the smell of it, though.

As for preparation, lazy me rubs two-three leaves over a cup of hot water (not too hot for green, near-boiling for black) and covers the cup with a dish. Steep for a minute or two, stir to settle down the tea leaves and drink. With a cookie, if one presents itself - but, generally, a carbohydrates-free stint at a hospital had got me used to unsweetened tea (sweet one now feels like syrup, with hardly a taste of tea in it. heh, I've been eating tonnes of sugar in my tea before...)

 

I drink a LOT of iced tea. If it's hot tea I usually prefer an herbal tea like chamomile or something to slow me down a bit. Something that helps me sleep or relaxes me some so I can at least try to sleep.

And I shock people by asking for hot tea in 30+ temperatures biggrin.gif

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And I shock people by asking for hot tea in 30+ temperatures biggrin.gif

I drink hot tea year-round. xd.png

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Bad things happen when I drink anything with caffeine.....LOL. That's why I try to stick more with the herbal teas. Coffee and me is just a nightmare....it keeps me up for days.

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