Good teas?

Discussion in 'Beverages' started by dedhead95, Jan 31, 2005.

  1. dedhead95

    dedhead95 The Wizard of Rhythm

    Does anyone have any other good tea suggestions, besides just 'green'. Although I enjoy it alot, I'm trying to expand my horizons. :)
  2. lyla

    lyla Member

    matte, chai, and roobis are my going favorites... once summer comes around though, you can't go wrong with peppermint tea - iced.

    yummy! :D
  3. dedhead95

    dedhead95 The Wizard of Rhythm

    ooooo, sounds good now. : )
  4. jahendie

    jahendie Member

    you might Also try some red tea with a little milk
  5. trekker

    trekker Intrepid Traveler

    Earle Grey is a good tea. It is flavored with oil of Bergemot, which makes it unique. One of my favorites.

    I really recommend Lapsong Soushong tea. It is smoke flavored, and has a real bite. Took some getting used to, but now I am hooked.

    A classic is Darjeeling, which is named after a province in India. It is a light tea.

    Twinnings of London sells good tea; that's what I drink most often. Stash is also a very good brand. You should try herbals also, there are lots.
  6. earthfriend

    earthfriend Member

    How about ginger tea!!
  7. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    i like 'good earth chai' and celestial seasonings blueberry.

    yummy yummy yummy.

  8. Floyd Soul

    Floyd Soul The Walkin' Dude

    I like peppermint. When I have it hot I add a spoon of honey. Other times I leave it to chill....beautiful.

    Some other nice flavors are lemon and honey, and ginger.
  9. Midget

    Midget Senior Member

    good sugestions...I second the Early Grey sugestion :) rooiboss, is good, too...
  10. FallenFairy

    FallenFairy Senior Member

    Chamomile, green tea chai tea, and put a bit of lemon juice and honey in with a cup of hot water that is the best tea i have had.
  11. bedlam

    bedlam Senior Member

    I like peppermint tea. Often have it at night..
  12. alex714

    alex714 To the Left

    my favourite tea is irish breakfast tea or english breakfast tea
  13. Sabine

    Sabine Member

    I really like Lady Grey tea a lot.
  14. chamomile, orange spice, peppermint, and pear&vanilla are really good
  15. BraveSirRubin

    BraveSirRubin Members

    Earl Grey and Visotski
  16. Syntax

    Syntax Senior Member

    Licorice tea is the best. Peppermint is also good, of course.
  17. august_moon

    august_moon Member

    Chai Tea Recipe.

    2 tbls tea leaves
    12 cloves
    12 cardamon pods crushed up a bit (or 1 tsp of cardoman seeds)
    1 cinnamon stick (or cinnamon bark, even better)
    1 star anniseed (liquorice flavour seed thingy which is optional)
    Fresh Ginger

    Put all of this into a medium saucepan, bring to boil, simmer 5 minutes then strain into mugs and top with soy milk. You could use cow milk I suppose but I don't know what it tastes like. But with soy milk it's extra yummy. If you buy all the ingredients above you will have enough to make many teas, so it is a worthwhile investment! There are probably more simple ways to make it but this way is the best!
  18. nimh

    nimh ~foodie~

    licorice root tea!

  19. I'm in love with Yerba Matte right now... add some licorsh (sp) root (to add sweetness, it's sweeter than sugar) and another loose tea like honey brush... i just keep the same batch in my tea pot and keep re-filling it.....
    You can also add fennel seeds, pepermint, but my fave is the licorsh root....
  20. boynamedsue

    boynamedsue Member

    chamomile all the way.
    of course, yerba iss legendary.

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