Monday, February 4, 2013

Snow Day Tea Break

 
Winter finally came to Kentucky. 
It by-passed us last year as we had no snow or snow days from school.
We have already missed 2 days in 2013, one for ice and one for snow.
 
I decided to have a cup of tea during the early afternoon on Friday, and asked
13 year-old AJ if he would like a cup, too.
He replied, "yes, oolong, please." 
I had to smile at that.  How many 13 year-old American boys
are going to ask for a cup of oolong tea while in the middle of a
big computer game battle with his school buddies. 
 
The tea I made for AJ was Harney and Sons Formosa Oolong
See the following information from Harney's website.
 

About Formosa Oolong

Dry LeavesThis tea is made up of dark brown leaves and stems.
LiquorCopper.
AromaThe aroma has nutty and toasty notes with subdued peach flavors underneath.
Caffeine LevelCaffeinated
BodyThe oolong is medium bodied.
FlavorsSubtle sweet notes of peaches and roasted carrots covered by toasted walnuts.
Brewing Time4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temperature205° F

7 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Very nice !

La Tea Dah said...

Oh Linda --- I read your comment about asking for oolong when playing games with computer buddies. I was flooded with memories. My boys and their friends love tea -- and during their teen years would drink it often while playing computer games. One young man loved tea so much that one of my girlfriends finally made a rule that when he came to her house to play games with her son --- he had to bring his own tea! He was drinking up "all her good stuff". I thought that was so funny! I think I would have just stocked up a bit more on the "good stuff" so I could share. Enjoy a great day!

relevanttealeaf said...

The kids in our area had a snow day last week too. Snow days are perfect for sipping hot tea. A.J. is such a fine young man!

Angela McRae said...

At least *somebody* in the South got a snow day, because we sure haven't! I love that A.J. asked for oolong!

Beth said...

You have taught A.J. well in the ways of tea! My husband, kids, and grandson have no interest in tea. :-(
Hope the weather has warmed back up for you; but snow days can be a blessing of nesting - that is, as long as the cold doesn't last too long1

Marilyn said...

That indeed is worth a smile. I love that AJ is tea wise.

Rosemary said...

Fun! Am also enjoying Harney & Sons Formosa Oolong... very pleasant tea.

 

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