Upcoming Tea-vents: TEAityChat and Francophone NYC at Presstea!

Two Major #Tea-vents: #TEAityChat and Francophone NYC at @Presstea!

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Hello again, bud-dies and sip-lings!

It is my absolute pleasure to announce two exci-tea-ng new developments coming your way in the next two weeks:

1) #TEAityChat!
From 8-9pm EST, I’ll be co-hosting a Twitter chat on the History of Tea. (Hence the Lipton post earlier this week. Brushing up on those factoids!)

2) Francophone NYC’s first meetup at Presstea!
On September 5th, from 7-9pm, join us in…

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Lipton: Even “Bad” Tea Can Be a Good Thing

@Lipton: Even “Bad” #Tea Can Be a Good Thing

Commanding a solid 40% of the tea market, there’s a good chance this good ol’ bagged stuff introduced you to tea.

Remember those uniformed snobs from Pirates of the Carribean? That was the East India Trading Company, doing shady business a century before Sir Thomas Lipton came around. Then during the 1880s, a Scottish-born dude living in the States decided to carve out his own imperialist niche…

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Snooty Tea Review: Tea Source

Snooty #Tea Review: @TeaSource

tsourcesetAlong with Big Island Tea, another happy tea-scovery from the World Tea Expo 2014 is TeaSource. (They had Pu-Erh samples. Won me off the bat.)

Steeping strong for eighteen years, Tea Source carries leaves from around the world, both single-origin and flavored blends to sa-tea-sfy every palate. Personally, I haven’t been crazy about flavored teas these days, but their Dark Rose is just too…

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Tea Book Tea-ser #1

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@Teasource Minnesota N’ice Tea. It’s hard not to want to pun “Minnesota” as “Minneso-#tea.”

@Teasource Minnesota N’ice Tea. It’s hard not to want to pun “Minnesota” as “Minneso-#tea.”

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@Teasource Dark Rose tastes almost sinis-#tea-r. Almost. And in a good way.

@Teasource Dark Rose tastes almost sinis-#tea-r. Almost. And in a good way.

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So that @Teasource Blue Beau-#tea? Not very blue.

So that @Teasource Blue Beau-#tea? Not very blue.

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Don’t forget about hydra-#tea-ng! Reviewing is thirsty work.

Don’t forget about hydra-#tea-ng! Reviewing is thirsty work.

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Tales of @Teasource’s 100 Taels #Tea. Also #obscurevideogamereference.

Tales of @Teasource’s 100 Taels #Tea. Also #obscurevideogamereference.