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by debunix
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Various brewing methods
Replies: 23
Views: 349

Re: Various brewing methods

Why would it be such a task for anyone to share how they typically brew tea? Why? Because I brew different teas differently at different times according to what time, what tea, what brewing options are available, and how I will be drinking the tea. Some examples... I heat water in an electric kettl...
by debunix
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Black Tea
Topic: What Black Are You Drinking
Replies: 394
Views: 97029

Re: What Black Are You Drinking

Today it is Jiuqu Hongmei from a Hangzhou subsidiary of the Zhejiang Tea Group, ordered through Wing Hop Fung after fooling around with the ImportYeti Bill of Lading tracker and discovering that, for an American company, they direct-imported a lot of tea from the Zhejiang Tea Group. Interesting ins...
by debunix
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: News, Publications, & Research
Topic: 2012 Pu'er article in the LA Times
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: 2012 Pu'er article in the LA Times

Don't know Yardley.....and I between print and paper subscriptions to the LA Times when that article came out, so I missed it completely. Thanks for sharing the link.
by debunix
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 490
Views: 110009

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Quite a pot to inspire such musings!
by debunix
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 490
Views: 110009

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Perhaps even more Masson Trichrome than Haematoxylin and Eosin, agree.
by debunix
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 490
Views: 110009

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

Yowza. Blue. Drippy. The purple-red areas with pale spots are like H&E stained cells view under a microscope. Cool beans. And cute shape to boot.
by debunix
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Black Tea
Topic: What Black Are You Drinking
Replies: 394
Views: 97029

Re: What Black Are You Drinking

I bought a variety of blacks from Yatra tea and I’m finally opening them....just in time for the opening of sparkling tea season as the weather turns warm. This conversation makes me happy!
by debunix
Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: Japanese tea in the United States before World War 2
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Japanese tea in the United States before World War 2

That’s a very fancy label. So curious now as to what that tea was like.....
by debunix
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Herbal Tea
Topic: What Herbal Are You Drinking
Replies: 45
Views: 16743

Re: What Herbal Are You Drinking

Beautiful. The blend is interesting: I’m trying to imagine the taste and thinking of rose water added to cinnamon in a rice pudding: if the floral and spice are delicately handled, should be as fine a taste as it is a fine vision.
by debunix
Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: How I got started with Dan Cong
Replies: 4
Views: 210

How I got started with Dan Cong

I got a request to help someone decide how to start out with Tea Habitat's Dan Cong teas. I remember that first visit to her store, enjoying a tasting with her and she advised me to start with some of her 'commercial' Phoenix Oolongs--fine teas but distnguished by 'Phoenix oolong' on the label, not ...
by debunix
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: The Porcelain Thread
Replies: 184
Views: 50710

Re: The Porcelain Thread

Beautiful pieces and so interesting to see the tint in the porcelain based on iron content.
by debunix
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: Your day in matcha
Replies: 251
Views: 58958

Re: Your day in matcha

The deep pools in his chawa s are so lovely....
by debunix
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Herbal Tea
Topic: agarwood/oud leaf
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: agarwood/oud leaf

Aquaria malaccensis Conservation status Critically Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[1] Cite per Wikipedia entry: [1] Harvey-Brown, Y. 2018. Aquilaria malaccensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T32056A2810130. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T32056A2810130.en. Downloaded on 21 O...
by debunix
Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: Your day in matcha
Replies: 251
Views: 58958

Re: Your day in matcha

I grew up licking the beaters after making cookies & cakes, so I totally get the idea!