A cup of tea...

The Yorkshire Gold is a very nice tea but I'm not sure it's worth double the price of say Twinings Strong Breakfast Tea or even Everyday.
Am typing this quietly as my (infinitely) better half is from Yorkshire and brooks no debate over any competition to "Yorkshire Tea with Yorkshire Water".

You can always tell a Yorkshire person, you just can't tell them much!
Hi! Thanks for you opinion! So, do you think that Twinings black tea is better than other "common" brands like Typhoo, Tetley, PG tips, etc.? Because I found at first Twinings teabags too small for using with my mug (a big mug in fact) but if taste deserves I always can add two, hehe.

Regards
 
My dad has been advised, due to prostate enlargement, to drink decaffeinated tea, but an intial experiment with teabags has been disappointing - the tea lacked a certain something that my parents' usual loose-leaf has. Can anyone suggest a decaffeienated tea (preferably loose-leaf) that is close in flavour to a standard type, please?
A little after the fact but I believe Redbush tea is naturally free of caffeine, rather than 'synthetically' decaffeinated. It also tastes pretty darned good. :)
 
Clipper fairtrade everyday tea. Brewed in a mug for 3 minutes, this is the most refreshing tea I've ever tried. Fantastic !
Great tea! Clipper also don't bleach their teabags which is quite reassuring! :D

For me, today, I'm trying out 3 new teas. Currently have some 'Twinings Lemon Drizzle' which I don't care for.
I've some Pukka Three Ginger and Pukka Three Cinnamon waiting in the wings! Being au fait with Pukka Vanilla Chai and Pukka Three Mint I'm looking forward to these two! :)
 
A little after the fact but I believe Redbush tea is naturally free of caffeine, rather than 'synthetically' decaffeinated. It also tastes pretty darned good. :)
I can recommend Red bush, a herb and not a tea but as you say free of caffeine, a wonderful clolour and best to drink without milk imo and apart from tasting great it is reputed to have many health benifits. :) P.
 
Great tea! Clipper also don't bleach their teabags which is quite reassuring! :D

For me, today, I'm trying out 3 new teas. Currently have some 'Twinings Lemon Drizzle' which I don't care for.
I've some Pukka Three Ginger and Pukka Three Cinnamon waiting in the wings! Being au fait with Pukka Vanilla Chai and Pukka Three Mint I'm looking forward to these two! :)
Hi mates!

I have recently found a shop here in Madrid which stocks Clipper tea for a reasonably price (more expensive than other regular brands like Twinings thought but almost the same price that Yorkshire Gold...). So do you think that it will worth the extra cost? If so, which one will be better as strong tea for breakfast, Everyday or Breakfast blend? Anyone else?

Thanks and regards
 
Hi mates!

I have recently found a shop here in Madrid which stocks Clipper tea for a reasonably price (more expensive than other regular brands like Twinings thought but almost the same price that Yorkshire Gold...). So do you think that it will worth the extra cost? If so, which one will be better as strong tea for breakfast, Everyday or Breakfast blend? Anyone else?

Thanks and regards
I'd say there's no harm trying them. They're all good teas so you might find one has a nuance you take more to. I could personally interchange between Twinings' Everyday, Twinings Breakfast and Clipper Everyday tea without issue. They're all very nice in their own right and not very dissimilar. I don't think you'd be disgusted by them and hence waste money on trying them. :)
 
Psychoactive tea, I like the sound of that! Where do you recommend buying this tea and does it cost the earth?
This is the one I've been drinking:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/90s-Aged-Loose-Liu-Bao-Dark-Tea-Guangxi-Heicha/201329693105

Careful with Liu Bao - some can indeed cost the earth!
https://www.essenceoftea.com/tea/other-teas/liuan-liubao/1950-s-pu-tian-gong-qing-sealed-jar.html

I know some folks talk about how Puerh tea makes them feel high. Liu Bao is a similar process. I wouldn't say high, certainly not as in "tea drunk", more just really relaxed, then dropped into a deep, deep sleep. Weird, wacky dreams!
 
This is the one I've been drinking:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/90s-Aged-Loose-Liu-Bao-Dark-Tea-Guangxi-Heicha/201329693105

Careful with Liu Bao - some can indeed cost the earth!
https://www.essenceoftea.com/tea/other-teas/liuan-liubao/1950-s-pu-tian-gong-qing-sealed-jar.html

I know some folks talk about how Puerh tea makes them feel high. Liu Bao is a similar process. I wouldn't say high, certainly not as in "tea drunk", more just really relaxed, then dropped into a deep, deep sleep. Weird, wacky dreams!
Any help with my sleep would be a great help, thank you for the link. P.
 
Oh, I see ... lavender drops under pillow. Take a break from alcohol.

If this tea affects you as it does me, you might feel a little drugged in the morning, but sleep is deep!
I use lavender oil on my pillow and I drink alcohol rarely so that's not the problem, it's pain in my shoulders that wakes me several times a night and I'm on one of the most effective pain killers known to man but still get woken by pain so I feel a little drugged up in the morning anyway, partly through the meds and party through lack of proper sleep, I will try the tea and see if it helps, vivid dreams will be a bounus:) Thank you. P.
 
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There's a good selection over at https://www.tealyra.co.uk ... also, https://www.greenteaguru.co.uk

Do read the reviews/tasting notes. If you want autumn leaf compost, you can find it! One of my favourites was an ancient tree raw, which I got from Mighty Leaf (UK) but it's out of stock at the moment.

If you buy from Green Tea Guru, also grab some: https://www.greenteaguru.co.uk/shop/black-tea/mu-shu-old-arbor-black-tea-of-yunnan/ ... it's a black tea that's usually processed into Puerh style. Lovely stuff!
 
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