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I really really love using my new glass tea pot and I want to brew everything in it! It could be my imagination or pure coincidence, but this tea has consistently tasted better when brewed in my (glazed) kyusu than when brewed in my glass pot. I suppose it makes sense, after all, a Japanese tea in a Japanese pot :D

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TheTeaFairy

Agreed and even if it’s an illusion, I don’t care, I find the teaware I use makes all the difference in the world when I brew tea, the prettier, the tastier :-)

Shelley_Lorraine

lol, yep. In the end, does it matter if it’s illusion if its a ‘real’ experience? :)

TheTeaFairy

My point exactly!

TeaBrat

I love glass teaware but I always seem to break it

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TheTeaFairy

Agreed and even if it’s an illusion, I don’t care, I find the teaware I use makes all the difference in the world when I brew tea, the prettier, the tastier :-)

Shelley_Lorraine

lol, yep. In the end, does it matter if it’s illusion if its a ‘real’ experience? :)

TheTeaFairy

My point exactly!

TeaBrat

I love glass teaware but I always seem to break it

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Name: Shelley Lorraine Limegrover
Location: Wyoming
Occupation: Student and Evil Genius
Ward: 3 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, 1 Cocker spaniel, 1 super cranky but lovable siamese cat, one bipolar black turkish angora, and my husband’s black and white cat.

Hobbies: Learning, reading books, math, physics (have a degree in it), literature (have a degree in it too), anthropology, traveling, piano, and making TEA, of course (^o^)

Future plans: World domination >-)
Graduate school for Comparative literature (in German, Latin, and Greek) – Update: I’m going to the University of Colorado in Fall 2014!! yay me!

Favorite teas: Kukicha, Green teas in general, aged oolongs, charcoal roasted oolong, taiwanese oolongs, Assam . . .

Don’t like: Genmaicha, Earl Grey, Darjeelings, ginger, coconut, smokey teas (even mild ones), nut flavors, overwhelmingly strong floral flavor (esp. Jasmine), most della derra and adagio teas. . .

My Rating System

100 My happiness absolutely depends on it

95 Will definitely repurchase

85: Might repurchase (teas that depend on my mood)

75 Won’t repurchase (but I would drink it again if offered).

65: meh

45: I reluctantly finished a cup.

15: Couldn’t finish a cup.

I simplified my ratings to single numbers rather than ranges because I can’t precisely compare so many teas with a system more detailed than this.

An unrated tea is most often one that I recognize as having significant notable quality, but that does not suit me personally. Sometimes, I leave teas unrated for other reasons, such as I am undecided or I brewed it wrong, etc.

Note: Boiling temp. barely reaches 200 where I am (and a few times it sticks at 195, I assume due to unexplainable shifts in altitude or the position of the moon. . .aliens?. . .).

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