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by mukti
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: Your day in matcha
Replies: 223
Views: 38412

Re: Your day in matcha

I've been drinking cold Ippodo Seiun matcha recently. Not sure if people typically drink it this way; but when I'm in a rush I put 2-3 chashaku scoops into a glass with a small amount of water (2 parts water to 1 part matcha) and use a milk frother until its mixed well. Then I pour cold water in whi...
by mukti
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Japan Spring Trip
Replies: 7
Views: 1495

Re: Japan Spring Trip

I know this thread is a bit old now, but I'm going to be visiting Japan this spring and will definitely be trying to hit up Tsuen and a few places in Uji while I'm there. I visited Obubu on my last visit, and it was definitely worth the trek out there; but probably not going again this year. I'm on ...
by mukti
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Herbal Tea
Topic: What Herbal Are You Drinking
Replies: 26
Views: 11783

Re: What Herbal Are You Drinking

Pretty good! The salt was waaay too much in the first infusion, so I saved it off and poured a bit into later infusions (I read this on a few websites that talked about brewing techniques). Overall it was kind of bite similar to umeboshi, but with a sweeter aftertaste where the sakura really came ou...
by mukti
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Herbal Tea
Topic: What Herbal Are You Drinking
Replies: 26
Views: 11783

Re: What Herbal Are You Drinking

Drinking a salted sakura teasane
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by mukti
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Black Tea
Topic: What Black Are You Drinking
Replies: 295
Views: 59931

Re: What Black Are You Drinking

Today I'm drinking Old Ways "Old Tree Black Tea"

I forgot how much I like this tea!
by mukti
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 386
Views: 69212

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Should have also posted some pictures of the markings :?
by mukti
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 386
Views: 69212

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

I love my kyusu, but I don't know anything about it! I picked it up at the outer market in Tsukiji this past fall. There are some identifying marks, but I haven't found them anywhere (I checked www.tokoname.or.jp/teapot/stamp but could have missed it). Regardless of who made it, it's pretty nice in ...
by mukti
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Black Tea
Topic: Jin Jun Mei?
Replies: 7
Views: 2756

Re: Jin Jun Mei?

I reviewed a bunch of Jin Jun Mei on Reddit after trying a bunch of different kinds over this past year. Of the kinds I tried, Wuyi Origin and Old Ways Tea's Jin Jun Mei were my favorite price/taste-wise. One ended up being the worst tea I've tried... I'm guessing the video you were talking about wa...
by mukti
Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: What Green Are You Drinking
Replies: 903
Views: 143440

Re: What Green Are You Drinking

Too much leaf? ... I did not know that was possible for sencha. :mrgreen: I filled the gaiwan so much that the leaves had no room to expand :oops: I keep drinking genmaicha at work... But I need to remember to clean my filter at the end of the day.... Scraping dried tea leaves out of the filter eve...
by mukti
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: What Green Are You Drinking
Replies: 903
Views: 143440

Re: What Green Are You Drinking

I was drinking a puerh earlier, but I didn't like it very much and switched back to a plain ippodo sencha. Nothing special, but I definitely used too much leaf :?
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by mukti
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you doing when drinking tea
Replies: 18
Views: 3834

Re: What are you doing when drinking tea

Always focused on the tea for the first infusions, at least two to three, then I might do other things at the same time. I typically do the same thing. The first two infusions or so I'm paying attention to the tea; but depending in the tea, I'll usually start to do some other things. I browse the w...
by mukti
Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: Green Tea Order
Replies: 23
Views: 5688

Re: Green Tea Order

The Sae Midori and Yutaka Midori are some of my favorites from o-cha! I think the Sae Midori is my most purchased tea ever :D
by mukti
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: What Green Are You Drinking
Replies: 903
Views: 143440

Re: What Green Are You Drinking

I've been drinking Ippodo's Obukucha (genmaicha) recently - one of my favorite everyday teas for the colder months. I typically put a bit more than the recommended amount of leaf, and brew at just below 212F for 30sec.
by mukti
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 699
Views: 106691

Re: Introduce Yourself

How long have you been drinking tea? Probably since about 2007 or 2008, but not heavily until maybe around 2012 (and even now, I wouldn't consider myself as experienced a tea drinker as most of the people here). What kind of tea do you drink? I drink a lot of green tea, and really enjoy greens from...