Last week, I shared my coffee routine with you, but I’m a much bigger tea drinker and my friend Samantha tagged me in her Tea Tag so I thought I’d shared this, too! If you’re an avid tea drinker, feel free to post it yourself or share some of your favorite kinds in the comments!
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1. What was the first kind of tea you ever had?
My guess is just plain, black tea – nothing fancy. I wasn’t much of a tea drinker until I graduated high school other than at some of my favorite Chinese restaurants.
2. Where is the best place to have tea – at home or in a coffee shop?
Always at home. I enjoy coffee shops, but I am SO much more of a homebody. And I’m a big fan of having a big mug of tea while I’m in my comfiest clothes, curled up under a blanket.
3. Do you prefer hot tea or cold tea?
Both! Iced tea, hot tea, flavored tea, plain tea – I’m an equal opportunity lover of all teas. My favorites are those that are good both hot and cold (like black, or fruit flavored ones.) But I definitely go for iced tea during the warmer months and hot tea during the cooler months.
4. When do you drink tea – morning, afternoon, evening?
Usually in the morning or evening during the Winter, all day long during the Summer.
6. What is your favorite seasonal tea?
Any Peppermint tea wins. Or Chai Tea – yum!
7. What do you put in your tea?
Absolutely nothing. No sugar, no cream, no milk – just plain. The only exception is some of Teavana’s teas that I add a little bit of rock sugar to – SO GOOD!
8. Do you prefer your tea strong or weak?
Strong. Bring on the flavor!
9. How did you get started in the wonderful world of teas?
No clue. I was never fond of coffee until the past few years, and even then – it’s not my go-to drink of choice. So I think tea was just the best option for me whenever I went to a coffee shop. I’m also not much of a soda drinker so tea is usually my go-to drink at restaurants, especially if it’s freshly brewed.
10. What kind of tea are you most keen to try?
Anything, really. I’m not picky! Well, unless it’s green tea – then I’m against trying anything of the sort.
11. What is the worst tea you’ve ever tasted?
Every green tea ever. Can you tell I hate green tea?
12. Do you prefer loose leaf tea or teabags?
Both, depending on my mood. Loose leaf tea is great if you want to make something a little stronger or create a really unique flavor, but teabags are so much easier.
13. Teacup or Mug?
Mug all the way. Big mugs, especially.
14. Best nighttime tea?
I mentioned it earlier, but the Bigelow Sweet Dreams Herbal Tea is my all-time favorite nighttime tea. It’s the perfect way to unwind after a long day.
15. What is the number one tea you would recommend to others?
Besides the two I mentioned above, I’d recommend this from Teavana: Maharaja Chai/Samurai Chai Tea Blend. They suggested it the first time we went in there and it’s been one of my favorites ever since.
what are your favorite teas?
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