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     For any of you tea-lovers out there, what is your favorite kind of tea? Do you prefer a specific tea in the morning and a different tea at night? I just thought I'd ask because tea is very important in my daily routine, and I also really like to drink tea while listening to metal. I, personally, love many different types of herbal teas, and among my favorites are kava, catnip, and chamomile.

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Normal tea. Tea in a mug with a splash of milk (skimmed) one in the morning if not working at home otherwise 2 or 3 in the morning and one mid afternoon.  Never seen the point of any other tea, although the girlfriend is an advocate of green tea and peppermint tea also.  I rarely pay for teabags though, because (until recently) I lived in hotels I would just pilfer their supplies that they left in my room each day and bring them home.

Other than normal tea I mostly drink beer and whiskey.

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36 minutes ago, MacabreEternal said:

Normal tea. Tea in a mug with a splash of milk (skimmed) one in the morning if not working at home otherwise 2 or 3 in the morning and one mid afternoon.  Never seen the point of any other tea, although the girlfriend is an advocate of green tea and peppermint tea also.  I rarely pay for teabags though, because (until recently) I lived in hotels I would just pilfer their supplies that they left in my room each day and bring them home.

Other than normal tea I mostly drink beer and whiskey.

Very cool! I usually need 1 or 2 mugs of black tea to wake up, and then I'll get into the other teas as the day goes on

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I like keemun and other assamica teas, and I like oolong a lot, I like matcha and Japanese tea sweets that go with it, I'll gladly drink whatever British breakfast tea with or without milk and sugar, that is all fine. Chai is too sweet for me usually, and I used to drink loads of Chinese and Japanese green teas, but don't seem to much anymore. there seems to be some sloppy spelling up there, sorry. I like Earl Grey, and do not like jasmine tea.

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2 hours ago, GorboGorboze said:

I like keemun and other assamica teas, and I like oolong a lot, I like matcha and Japanese tea sweets that go with it, I'll gladly drink whatever British breakfast tea with or without milk and sugar, that is all fine. Chai is too sweet for me usually, and I used to drink loads of Chinese and Japanese green teas, but don't seem to much anymore. there seems to be some sloppy spelling up there, sorry. I like Earl Grey, and do not like jasmine tea.

I'm definitely with you there for British breakfast tea (my morning favorite is "Constant Comment") and Earl Grey as well. And I also love some oolong every now and then, myself. I'm afraid I haven't had the pleasure of tasting many assamica teas, but I do enjoy keemun, so I'll have to check out some other teas of that kind :) 

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13 minutes ago, Thrashman said:

I'll generally have a normal tea or two in the morning, an apple & pear green tea in the afternoon, and a decaf in the evening.

How extraordinarily civilized! :)

As my title might suggest I'm primarily a coffee drinker - love the stuff, grind it fresh every morning. But I enjoy black tea (no milk FFS), with or without a bit of honey, and occasionally even some green or herbal blends. Lately I've been extremely tired all the time, having lots of trouble sleeping well, and I've been (stupidly) having tea after my coffee in an effort to caffeinate myself more thoroughly, which has ultimately proved counterproductive.

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In the morning I drink either Irish Breakfast tea or Tetley's British Blend. In the afternoon its generic tea marked American. With dinner it might one of the three different brands of OOLong on  tea shelf. I like Earl Grey only when its fresh bags, bergamont oil is a real head shaker when its going stale. There is  a huge wooden bowl in the kitchen with a wild assortment and boxes on boxes of herbals for when I feel lousy.

A nice orange pekoe is always nice with a shot of scotch. Hmm gotta go.

On 9/25/2016 at 5:57 AM, natassja7 said:

Drinking normal tea now. Dad got some of them liquorice and raspberry t bags..I'll have a nosey later in their cupboard ..:P

Reminds me of the little rascals " Aww Rasberries"

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10 hours ago, MetalRecordingServices said:

In the morning I drink either Irish Breakfast tea or Tetley's British Blend. In the afternoon its generic tea marked American. With dinner it might one of the three different brands of OOLong on  tea shelf. I like Earl Grey only when its fresh bags, bergamont oil is a real head shaker when its going stale. There is  a huge wooden bowl in the kitchen with a wild assortment and boxes on boxes of herbals for when I feel lousy.

A nice orange pekoe is always nice with a shot of scotch. Hmm gotta go.

Reminds me of the little rascals " Aww Rasberries"

Little rascals 'Aww Raspberries'....? sounds nice...

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Well, when I go to do a job we usually stop at a gas station and pick up a couple bottles of pure leaf brand tea. It's pretty good I think, much better than that arizona tea, bleh. 

Oh I just remembered, we stopped at a buddy's house on the way back from a job one day er... yeah something like that, anyways, he gave me and dad a cup of tea each, real english tea... Twinings I think it was. Good shit there.

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The tea which is most bought in my house is a 50-50 mix of plantains (sci: Plantago) and thyme. We usually don't buy those teas from the store (packed in those boxes), but instead we go to a "healthy food shop" (however you call 'em), you know, one of those where they sell all kinds of oils and diet food...stuff (I tried explaining).
Anyway, my personal favourite is the mint tea.

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