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drank Zealong Pure by Tula Teas
1681 tasting notes

I am quite sad this is the last of this tea that I have with me, and thus the last I shall be able to drink for several months until after I return to the United States.

teawing

I missed it, where are you???

Spencer

In Germany for three months, with only a fraction of my tea collection and a small travel gaiwan.

teawing

Oh my, well here’s hoping you find some unexpected tea treasures and that you enjoy your time in Gross Deutschland. I am envious. :)

Spencer

Indeed! Quite luckily, there is a TeaGschwendner shop in the town in which I live…the downside being that TeaGschwendner has a disappointing selection of pu’erh, in my opinion.

teawing

Perhaps an opportunity to expand your tastes?
October in Germany, I think I might take a tea break and indulge in some good German beer. Can’t do that at work though…Where are you in Germany?

Spencer

Oh, I most certainly have expanded tastes and tried more than a few varieties and brands of German beer. Some good, others not so much.
Here in Germany, the culture is such that you can in fact enjoy a beer at work or at school (or on the bus or in public or any number of places).
I am living about an hour outside of Frankfurt…so western half of the country.

teawing

Outstanding. Best wishes on your stay and if you find some good teas, keep us posted.

Spencer

Thank you. I shall indeed.

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teawing

I missed it, where are you???

Spencer

In Germany for three months, with only a fraction of my tea collection and a small travel gaiwan.

teawing

Oh my, well here’s hoping you find some unexpected tea treasures and that you enjoy your time in Gross Deutschland. I am envious. :)

Spencer

Indeed! Quite luckily, there is a TeaGschwendner shop in the town in which I live…the downside being that TeaGschwendner has a disappointing selection of pu’erh, in my opinion.

teawing

Perhaps an opportunity to expand your tastes?
October in Germany, I think I might take a tea break and indulge in some good German beer. Can’t do that at work though…Where are you in Germany?

Spencer

Oh, I most certainly have expanded tastes and tried more than a few varieties and brands of German beer. Some good, others not so much.
Here in Germany, the culture is such that you can in fact enjoy a beer at work or at school (or on the bus or in public or any number of places).
I am living about an hour outside of Frankfurt…so western half of the country.

teawing

Outstanding. Best wishes on your stay and if you find some good teas, keep us posted.

Spencer

Thank you. I shall indeed.

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“I love trading tea and trying new teas. My favourites are oolong (mainly Chinese) and pu’erh.
Will gladly talk all day about tea.”

The above was my bio when I joined five years ago, and I felt it needed to be updated. I still love pu’erh, though I have begun to take preference toward cooked, shou. Oolongs are certainly still a go-to tea for me, but I have expanded my horizons to begin including greens and blacks based upon the weather and how I am feeling.

Still more than glad to talk about tea – anytime, anywhere, anyplace.
Additionally, if fountain pens, books, music, or computers are on the discussion list…

My ratings, this “personal enjoyment scale” about which I talk, are just that – based on how much I enjoyed the tea. I might have enjoyed it immensely, yet do not keep it stocked for various reasons. On the flip side, I have a few teas that are “good” but not “great,” which I keep stocked for various reasons.

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