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decaf tea

I know I saw decaf black tea once, somewhere, but now I can't seem to find it again. I don't have time this week to make the full rounds (all the reformhauses and shops I've been to)--anyone have a confirmed sighting recently?

And is it my imagination, or do things like this appear and disappear all the time? There was one blissful week where I could get Walker's oatcakes at one of the coops, never to be found again....

I'll be adding this to my master list!
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Re: decaf tea

Do you drink Rooibos tea? It's decaf. You can get it at Coop, stay away from the loose tea though, Europeans have a bizarre compulsion to flavor it with lime and cinnamon etc.
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Re: decaf tea

I recommend Swiss mountain herbs infusions too, with a drop of honey. My mum (in Gva) buys the decaf stuff from the usual suspects so it might just be a local stocking issue?
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Re: decaf tea

I'm looking for decaf black tea--earl gray, english breakfast, etc--just without the caffeine!
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Re: decaf tea

Decaffeination originated in Switzerland, I'm surprised you can't find it all over the place.

There are results online, like this one...

http://www.teezentrale.ch/d/teeshop/tee.cfm
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Re: decaf tea

http://www.teezentrale.ch/d/teeshop/...ItemID=AH17_25

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http://www.teezentrale.ch/d/teeshop/...ItemID=AH08_25
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Re: decaf tea

Lucky you! We just added PG Tips DCaf to our range. Walkers Oatcakes as well of course!
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Lucky you! We just added PG Tips DCaf to our range. Walkers Oatcakes as well of course!
And that's a good deal too...

teezentral is 7.80 for 25 tea bags
britshop is 9.90 for 80
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Re: decaf tea

My local (to work) Indian shop is trying to get some PG-Tips decaf in. They have the normal PG tips. Will let you know how he gets on. This is the one at Manesse platz.
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My local (to work) Indian shop is trying to get some PG-Tips decaf in. They have the normal PG tips. Will let you know how he gets on. This is the one at Manesse platz.
The guy is always stoned or something.

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Re: decaf tea

know what you mean
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Re: decaf tea

You can get de-caf black tea in Migros. It's near the usual Tetley packages (not Tetley though, big M's own brand) in a blue box with green leaves and a pict of a tea plantation on the front. 1.90 for 26 bags, and not bad at all - not really strong, but I guess you couldn't expect that with de-caf. Give it a try, at 1.90 you don't have much to lose!
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Re: decaf tea

If it's anything like the Decaf sold in the Coop then probably NOT good. But as I don't drink the stuff myself will have my partner check it out.
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Re: decaf tea

On topic, I have not yet found a decaf teabag that doesn't take like muck. In comparison, decaf coffee is much better.

Actually that's a point, where can you get decaf coffee? COuldn't find any in Migros or CO-op.
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Re: decaf tea

Re-opening this thread. It seems Migros has discontinued their Tea Time Black decaf tea, which was the best-tasting decaf black tea I've ever tasted. :-(

Anyone out there know of a place in CH where one can buy decent decaf black tea (not herbal, rooibos, etc.,)? Unfortunately my love of black tea is greater than my caffeine tolerance, so am keen to find a new decaf brew to fill my mug.

Thanks!

PS-Already know about Infré, which is sold at Manor and Coop, but it's hideous.)
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I'm looking for decaf black tea--earl gray, english breakfast, etc--just without the caffeine!
Be aware that decaf doesn't mean caffeine-free. There some that I can drink and others that I can't. The amount of caffeine can vary by a factor of 10 or more.
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Re: decaf tea

Migros hasn't discontinued their Tea Time decaf black tea - they changed the packaging a bit, and it's in larger boxes now. The only problem is that not all the Migros stores carry it - have a look in the Migros app for Tea Time Schwarztee entkoffeiniert to find the nearest store that carries it.
My local Migros stopped carrying it, but one of the stores in Bern has it. I imagine it's the same in your area.
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Migros hasn't discontinued their Tea Time decaf black tea - they changed the packaging a bit, and it's in larger boxes now. The only problem is that not all the Migros stores carry it - have a look in the Migros app for Tea Time Schwarztee entkoffeiniert to find the nearest store that carries it.
My local Migros stopped carrying it, but one of the stores in Bern has it. I imagine it's the same in your area.
Hmm. I can't see the decaf option when I search for Tea Time on the Migros shop webpage.

Can you post a screen shot of the new packaging? Or (cheeky question) let me know if any shops in the Morges/Lausanne region have it in stock?
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Re: decaf tea

I have to admit I'm not a big fan of decaff tea, I just find it a bit tasteless and weak for my liking. Give me a good cup of builder's best every day to get me started. I don't really drink coffee, but any time I do it's decaff as I prefer it and the brands you get now are excellent.

I'm the same with low alcohol wine - one of the worst headaches I've ever had in my life was from drinking this, it made me wonder about the process being used to extract some of the alcohol. Don't even get me started on the alcohol free wines, they're just nasty and I would rather give up alcohol as drink them.
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Re: decaf tea

The one you are looking for is not shown on the Migros website.

Here is one, different brand, that is available only on-line.

https://shop.migros.ch/en/direct/product/12144

Here is a photo of the one you were looking for that I found via Smood. Not sure if this is the old or new packaging.

https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl...source=sh/x/im

I would try a larger store MMM to see if they have the tea.
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