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De 75 followers

Mmmm. Tea. I have become a believer. &#13; &#13; I like oolongs and greens, a...

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Wayne 26 followers

Living in a small city near the East Coast of Canada &#8211; travelling the w...

Dinosara 436 followers

I am tea obsessed, with the stash to match. I tend to really enjoy green oolo...

LiberTEAS 878 followers

I am obsessed with tea!&#13; &#13; I am a co-founder of the SororiTEA Sisters...

Gingko (manager of Life in Teacup) 211 followers

Oolong is my love. Other teas are my great interests too. &#13; As a tea drin...

spittingoutteeth 31 followers

My name is Jay and I live in Burlington, VT. I create motion graphics for a ...

Payton 39 followers

A tea geek (and also general geek) in Burlington, Vermont. &#13; &#13; I&#821...

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Stopped drinking water, switched to tea. =)
(ok, this is a lie but still :) )

How I rate teas is pretty simple, different teas have different expectations based on quality and price. I’ll rate a tea based on how good it is for its category/price point. I think i rate pretty fairly, I’m not afraid to give a bad score to a bad tea, and it’s relatively hard to get perfect score (partially because i believe there are only so many that can attain such a title)

I like oolong/green teas the most
black, white, tisanes to a lesser part.

I re-steep EVERYTHING, as that’s how I’ve learned from my parents. Blacks teas normally to a max of two times.

I like it when the tea actually looks of quality (eg. whole unbruised leaves). I hate it when i get a tea, and half of it is cut up stems of the plant… give me leaves!

I drink all my teas black and occasionally with sweetener. I do drink coffee too, and love espressos and cappuccinos. Yup, I do my coffee black too. Guess, it is to say I like strong flavours.
My current way of steeping tea, is my french press which i just got a month ago. I love it (well maybe not my cheapy one; looking to get a bodum one day). I used to just dump leaves at the bottom of my cup..

Ok. Rating meanings…

0-49: Various degrees of suck. Either terrible value or just not good.
50-59: It’s drinkable. I’ll finish my cup.
60-69: Not bad… but not good.
70-79: okay to drink, nothing too special, will not be a re-buy.
80-89: Enjoyable cups.
90-99: Worth holding on to.
100: Um.. I’ll tell you when I get here.

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University student, photographer, bartender..

Location

Montreal

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