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23 hours ago, BlutAusNerd said:

Lately I've been drinking coca tea, which is delicious. I don't think it's legal in this country, so I have to be grateful for some crafty smuggling.

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This country was built on smuggling. But I'm originally from Kentucky so I'm biased lol.

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Can't believe I've never noticed this thread. I'm a total tea snob, have been for probably half my life at this point. I've been drinking Harney & Sons almost exclusively for years. I love black tea, especially if it's a flavored blend of some sort. Of course, I like a regular breakfast blend too. Putting sugar in tea is blasphemy imho. But I love to make my tea in the morning with half hot water and half warm milk. I like herbal tea blends too, especially peppermint. Also a big fan of lavender and lemon verbena. 

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On 7/16/2016 at 4:14 PM, 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.

Good one re pilferage of teas and things from hotel stays. Most people do as surely they just bin them otherwise. I'm with you on whisky too. Got to be neat for me though. 

On 1/29/2017 at 10:46 AM, jfk36 said:

I will drink most forms of tea other than chamomile really. I am particularly fond of pu erh tea and wuyi rock tea however.

Have you tried any of the Chinese white teas. I'm sure there called that. There not black teas with milk either.😁 I bought some before. Was few years ago from great little tea/coffee place near where I grew up. I really enjoyed them. Very refreshing.

Im with you on chamomile tea. I don't like it. Leave it for others to enjoy 😜


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I'm mostly an iced tea drinker, but I occasionally drink hot tea at night. My favorites are green tea (during the day) and chamomile (night time, before bed). Can't go wrong with standard sweet black tea though, but that's because I live in the South and have become accustomed to sweet tea.

But to be completely honest, I'm more of a coffee guy than a tea guy. Particularly iced coffee. I drink an obscene amount of iced coffee, rarely drink hot coffee (unless it's cold out).

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