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Old June 1st, 2012, 05:06 PM
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Was it Linda that became addicted to those Tea Forte Pyramids on Celebrity?
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I like the Tazo tea's....... Awake is a nice black tea & passion tea is very good to use for ice tea, it's a nice blend of hibiscus, rose hips, lemongrass, mango & passion fruit flavors.
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I had a Tazo's Vanilla Rooibos this morning. I haven't tried "Awake" yet
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Darjeeling Black - 2 teabags/cup or 3 teabags/small teapot on Azamara.

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Lipton Family size. I start drinking Ice Tea first thing in the morning, and do not stop until bed time. Never had money for the fancy stuff, and now that I do, it doesn't seem so important anymore.
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I grew up on Salada, but since moving to NS, we don't get it here, so I am settling for Tetley.
I do not care for all the different flavoured teas, just plain Orange Pekoe for me.
I also try to avoid iced teas because they have so much sugar...

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Trackypup, yes that was me.....I have found some great ones, including Lifeboat Tea, PJ Tips, and, a new one Typhoo. Forte, was the highlight of tea drinking on the Eclipse...I drink it black, sometimes with a slice of lemon, no milk, or sugar. I try every week to win the Forte tea contest, but, no luck yet...My gif below tells my story
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Aveda has a nice tea also. Comforting tea is the name.
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Was it Linda that became addicted to those Tea Forte Pyramids on Celebrity?

I drink Cinnamon Spice decafinated .Its delicious ,
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I am an iced tea drinker and make with with Lipton and a flavored from
http://www.charlestonteaplantation.com
They are the only tea plantation in North America. I buy the loose Mint, Rasberry and Peach and use some of one for each batch of iced tea that I make. They are owned by Bigelow Tea, but was started by Lipton.

I don't like herbal teas but do like flavored tea and this is perfect.
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I prefer English tea, and the tea bags are usually PG Tips or Typhoo. They are stronger than US brands and give a good bracing cup of hot tea.
I don't usually make iced tea, but I remember that Lousianne tea was good iced.

Every Sunday morning I have a pot(Royal Albert, Country Roses) of gunpowder tea. I learned to like it with milk and sweetened poured over a bowl of broken saltine crackers. My parents got it from the Jewell Tea Company which home delivered their products.
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I grew up on Salada, but since moving to NS, we don't get it here, so I am settling for Tetley.
I do not care for all the different flavoured teas, just plain Orange Pekoe for me.
I also try to avoid iced teas because they have so much sugar...

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Ice tea only has sugar if you put it in. I brew ice tea and while its steeping I'll add just a little raw honey to it but not always.
I don't care for sweet tea either.
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Like Paul I also enjoy Typhoo. It used to be the only requirement for my English relatives when they visited. They had to bring Typhoo tea for which I reimbursed them their cost.

That is no longer required now that there is a store nearby that specializes in English products and Typhoo is readily available at a reasonable price.

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I drink coffee instead of tea.

But I still remember having tea and buttered toast when I was a kid and that brand remains my favorite...Lipton! Maybe not sexy but consistent.
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I got a special 160 count of typhoo for $3.99...I usually pay that for 80....great deal!
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I drink iced tea every day at lunch, whatever the restaurant provides. Sometimes it takes more like water than anything else. I much prefer a good decaf.

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I enjoy Green tea..Bigelow is excellent tea. I never drink sugary drinks..so unhealthy, I also enjoy real lemonade and water with lemon in it...it's nice not having to shell out all that money for soda. My drinks are free and healthier on cruise ships, can't beat that.
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Trackypup, yes that was me.....I have found some great ones, including Lifeboat Tea, PJ Tips, and, a new one Typhoo. Forte, was the highlight of tea drinking on the Eclipse...I drink it black, sometimes with a slice of lemon, no milk, or sugar. I try every week to win the Forte tea contest, but, no luck yet...My gif below tells my story
Is that the Facebook contest? I enter that too You can buy some of their teas in just regular t-bags for a lot cheaper than the pyramids. I love the White Ginger Pear
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Yorkshire and Scottish water is softer than say London water so there are specific brands sold in those areas.

Like whisky it is all in the water and not forgetting the teapot which should not be metal and have a good spout ; tea shoud never brewed in a cup/mug.

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Is that the Facebook contest? I enter that too You can buy some of their teas in just regular t-bags for a lot cheaper than the pyramids. I love the White Ginger Pear.
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Oh, I loved that flavor...I pray every time I click like, it will be my turn,and I will check out the regular bags..The pyramids were the most elegant of tea bags....fit for a queen...like us

Paul, there is another brand like Typhoo,and I can't think of it. I like a strong black tea, generally...fits me to a tea
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Yorkshire and Scottish water is softer than say London water so there are specific brands sold in those areas.

Like whisky it is all in the water and not forgetting the teapot which should not be metal and have a good spout ; tea shoud never brewed in a cup/mug.

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You Tea purist you I like a pot compared to a mug. Just had a pot of TWG Place Vendome Green Tea, bloody expensive, but nice. Now its time for wine
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Plain old Lipton iced tea or Camelia Sinensis tea leaves purchased at any health food store for hot tea (works better than any statin medication!!!). If you buy the leaves..Be sure to brew until only green. If brewed until brown..You have ruined it!! It is called green tea for a reason.
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I got a special 160 count of typhoo for $3.99...I usually pay that for 80....great deal!
Good price Trip!

I usually pay around $5 for a 80 bag tin of Typhoo. I don't mind because I only drink a few cups a week. I've seen prices like $3.99 for 160 online but with shipping it isn't much of a deal.

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I drink Darjeeling while at sea. I also like Lapsang Souchong but haven't found it on a ship yet.
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For Linda currently brewing a pot of Tea Forte Vienna Cinnamon ...yum
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Tracky...oh boy... yum! We have an incounter hot water dispenesr,which for me is not hot enough, so I also nuke it for 30 seconds..anyone English, no screaming now

Have any of you had a cuppa, that was just sooo good, you race to make another to recapture the tatse,and nope, totatly different!

One of my fave memories as a kid was,mand how I learned to love tea, was: My Mom used to make a bologne sandwich and a cup of tea, and if she left the room, I would take a bite & a sip:0

I went back to the store today and bought 3 more boxes of Typhoo, so, I have 480 bags for $11.94...will last me the summer
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You made out like a bandit I'm pretty sure I can make my drink package pay on Celebrity just in Tea Forte
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According to my neighbor, who is from Wales, 80 bags of TYPHOO at $4 is cheaper than it can be purchased in England. You done real good, friend Trip.
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Paul, let me know if you want some...I can remove them from the boxes and ship it to you....
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