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Good tea to drink

I have been drinking green tea mostly during work instead of coffee.

Would you recommend me some good tea of your taste?

A cup of good tea makes my day bright
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Re: Good tea to drink

Are you looking for general good tea recommendations or green tea only?

I can't tell you anything about green tea (can't stand the thing) but i'm black tea addicted Could give you a couple of tips on that...
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Re: Good tea to drink

Drinking all teas is good, makes you appreciate the differences..My fav is green tea with opuncia, but that's Teekane which I haven't seen here.

Black tea as Helm said is nice, black black, though, no milk, no sugar. Twinnings black, or earl gray or lady gray is nice, though too much bergamot is apparently not good, I read somewhere it is carcinogenic in larger quantities or continuous use.

Pharmacies and drug stores stock wild picked herbs, melissa and mint are really nice. You taste the alpine difference. The Migros does really good Thyme/lemon, organic.
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Black tea as Helm said is nice, black black, though, no milk, no sugar.
Ah, really depends on tea. When the smokey taste is too strong I need a bit of lemon or a bit of sugar to really enjoy it. But bergamon tea is pure and straight, baby


When I was in Germany I saw for the very first time a tea shop. I had never seen one before, only coffee shops.

I just went to the girl on the counter, half afraid, and just asked her: "Do you have black tea?"

She smiled and pointed to the opposite wall: "There!"

"Which one?"

"The whole wall."

" I'm in Heaven!"

Left the shop with 6 pots of tea
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Re: Good tea to drink

Green tea with Guava is nice

I am more of a classic PG Tips man myself. I tend to drink to the herbally, fruity, and more funky stuff when I am under the weather with a splash of honey.
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Ah, really depends on tea. When the smokey taste is too strong I need a bit of lemon or a bit of sugar to really enjoy it. But bergamon tea is pure and straight, baby


When I was in Germany I saw for the very first time a tea shop. I had never seen one before, only coffee shops.

I just went to the girl on the counter, half afraid, and just asked her: "Do you have black tea?"

She smiled and pointed to the opposite wall: "There!"

"Which one?"

"The whole wall."

" I'm in Heaven!"

Left the shop with 6 pots of tea
We have tea shops in every street, no idea why when we are really beer drinkers back there..

But I think I stock about 30 teas, it's like with good tunes..and soups.

At the moment I get off by different kinds of Roibos, have tried dozens, oooooh. Roibos with lemon grass wins, or green tai lemon tea is fab, too. I had green Roibos the other day, magic. If anyone is ever in Prague, check out Oxalis, they do nice coffees as well.
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At the moment I get off by different kinds of Roibos, have tried dozens, oooooh. Roibos with lemon grass wins, or green tai lemon tea is fab, too. I had green Roibos the other day, magic. If anyone is ever in Prague, check out Oxalis, they do nice coffees as well.
I got some Roibos tea last Christmas, but I have to confess I did not become a fan Was a bit too sweet for me somehow. I like the tea more bitter than fruity (just like my beers), probably the reason why I don't drink fruit teas either.

One of my favourites was actually the pretty common leaf tea from Tetley, which comes inside a little blue metallic bag. The leaves are really large and have a wonderful flavour

It might have a bit of a sentimental reason behind... It was the tea my grand-aunt always gave me when I was a little child, in our "let's pretend we are the English royal family" tea parties
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P.S.: Just got up to make some tea... Just reading this thread made me want a steaming cup of black tea from my very own ArchiCad cup
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PG Tips, milk, two sugars. Is there any other kind?
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Re: Good tea to drink

Yes. PG Tips hot, strong & black. I am sweet enough so no need for sugar

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What's PG?
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PG tips. They sell them here. And it's da bomb.
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Re: Good tea to drink

I quite like Lapsand Souchong, a strong smoked Chinese tea first thing in the morning. No milk. Was available inbags from the Coop but the seem to have stopped, but there's a tea shop along the Schipfe next to the Limmat in Zürich where you can get it loose.
Got some in the UK, but not as good as what I had in Zürich

I also like Earl Grey. Not so strong and has an interesting orange aroma. Nice at bed time
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PG tips. They sell them here. And it's da bomb.
Tetley or Typhoon is actually better

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That is what we call "Builder Tea"

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Ah, really depends on tea. When the smokey taste is too strong I need a bit of lemon or a bit of sugar to really enjoy it. But bergamon tea is pure and straight, baby


When I was in Germany I saw for the very first time a tea shop. I had never seen one before, only coffee shops.

I just went to the girl on the counter, half afraid, and just asked her: "Do you have black tea?"

She smiled and pointed to the opposite wall: "There!"

"Which one?"

"The whole wall."

" I'm in Heaven!"

Left the shop with 6 pots of tea
Go to Forum and Mason and you will be in the HIGH Heaven.. as you know I love tea.. and I drink mine black...

anyone got comment on Yorkshire Tea?
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Are you looking for general good tea recommendations or green tea only?

I can't tell you anything about green tea (can't stand the thing) but i'm black tea addicted Could give you a couple of tips on that...
I was going to suggest PG tips.
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anyone got comment on Yorkshire Tea?
For me that's the best one for a really good cuppa because I like a strong brew that makes your teeth curl.

I have a faithful supplier in the UK that sends it by the catering pack.

PG is my stand-by in case the Yorkshire tea runs out.
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Can't stand some teas and as I don't drink coffee have tried them all ...

But Tetley & PG tips rule.

( Worse tea - Sage - yuck)
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Can't stand some teas and as I don't drink coffee have tried them all ...

But Tetley & PG tips rule.

( Worse tea - Sage - yuck)
My pet hate-tea is Lindenblute because it's slimy. How can a tea be slimy??
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Re: Good tea to drink

I like a mug of tea you can stand your spoon in, drop of milk no sugar necessary. Whenever I can get to Ireland I stock up on Barry' tea, generally take them out of the boxes as take up less room. If no Barry' then something like Yorkshire or Tetley. Suspect stock will run out in a month or two, so wondering what to buy in Switzerland.
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