Followed by 112 Tea Drinkers

yssah - Love is Tea (LIT) 160 followers

Chai was my first love, and later fell hard for Earl Grey. Will always have a...

Fiddling 62 followers

I’m a Floridian living in Kansas and currently pursuing a physics Ph.D....

petitetouale 29 followers

I started drinking tea only a few years ago and I enjoy it because there are ...

KiwiDelight 134 followers

I began drinking tea because its complexity fascinated me. I love learning ab...

looseTman 117 followers

I am passionate about teas that are full-bodied, rich, & smooth. I joine...

Lala 193 followers

I am a lifetime tea lover. I did foray into the world of coffee for a period ...

Stephanie 198 followers

Graphic artist, printmaker, lover of tea. I love pretty much every type of te...

Tealizzy 161 followers

Another profile facelift! My tastes have changed a lot from when I first disc...

Profile

Bio

Retired engineer/physicist.
My ratings will usually be based on multiple tastings. Oolong teas are generally 3 grams of tea in 6 oz water for 1 minute. Black teas are 1.5 grams of tea in 6 oz water for 3-4 minutes. Pu-erh is 3 grams in 3 oz, generally 20, 20, 30, 40, 60 sec.

My numerical ratings are all based on how much enjoyment I took from the tea. Since I prefer blacks and oolongs, they will receive higher scores. I also give a couple of extra points to decafs, just because I can drink them in the evening without staying up half the night. I don’t dislike flavored teas, but find that they lack the complexity of finer teas.

90-100 = superior, worth a high price
80-89 = Excellent. Will buy again
70-79 = Good tea, but probably won’t buy
60-69 = Nothing really wrong, but…
Below 60 = Wouldn’t drink again

Location

Massachusetts

Following These People

Moderator Tools

Mark as Spammer