95

2 grams in 12 oz seems to do pretty well, note to self, try 3 next time just to see…

I recently broke down and ordered the citric acid to clean my zojirushi. I had cleaned it 4 times before hand with lemon juice; all the scale was gone but I could still taste funky mineralness. Having now cleaned it with the citric acid, I can still barely taste and smell mineral. I think I’m going to have to buy spring water just for my zojirushi, using water filtered from my britta isn’t cutting it. It’s fine in the tea kettle, so maybe the zojirushi just really picks up the city water taste?

Thankfully, the funky taste is so faint I can still enjoy this tea.

Bonnie

I have really great water here, but I do buy spring water for special tea tasting and delicate tea’s. I don’t worry as much about a flavored tea or a bold assam that I’ve had for awhile (you know what I mean), but my Green’s and White’s and Sheng’s I’m careful.

Rellybob

It really does blow when you know how a tea is supposed to taste and the water you use ruins it. I’m going to have to follow your example! :)

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Bonnie

I have really great water here, but I do buy spring water for special tea tasting and delicate tea’s. I don’t worry as much about a flavored tea or a bold assam that I’ve had for awhile (you know what I mean), but my Green’s and White’s and Sheng’s I’m careful.

Rellybob

It really does blow when you know how a tea is supposed to taste and the water you use ruins it. I’m going to have to follow your example! :)

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I love tea. I first tasted loose leaf when my grandpa brought some back from Russia and I remember just savoring it. Not sure what kind it was; all I remember is that it was loose leaf and it was good. =)

I really enjoy oolong, jasmine tea, green tea, and white tea. I have been getting more into black tea, especially those with chocolate notes! Also, chai is a constant favorite.

As far as tisanes go, I enjoy chamomile and occasionally a mint. I am interested to try rooibus and honey bush. I do prefer teas without artificial flavoring but I’m willing to try most things.

I know next to nothing about puerh, but I like what I have tried so far.

I am consistently amazed at the flavors contained in one leaf. I am on a quest to discover all of them! Slowly, though. Good tea is expensive. :P

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