A podcast about tea, how to make it, and how to drink it. A cry of rage against bad tea throughout the world.
14: Lapsang Souchong31/12/2018 Duration: 06min
What is lapsang souchong? Why does it have such a smoky taste? Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lapsang_souchong&oldid=874580993 https://sevencups.com/2013/11/the-demise-of-tongmu-lapsang-souchong-black-tea/ https://www.therighttea.com/lapsang-souchong-tea.html “The Tea Drinker’s Handbook”, p. 159 http://nicky_smith.tripod.com/neon.html “The Tea Enthusiast’s Handbook: A Guide to the World’s Best Teas” p. 133 (Loc. 2192) https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Russian_Caravan&oldid=872883877 http://www.flavorandfortune.com/dataaccess/article.php?ID=617 http://sensibiliteas.blogspot.com/2009/01/sherlock-holmes-and-his-cup-of-tea.html https://www.thekitchn.com/cooking-with-tea-smoky-lapsang-52170 https://www.teaformeplease.com/blog//2017/08/the-real-lapsang-souchong-and-dangers.html http://theteastylist.com/2012/01/23/pillars-of-smoke-churchill-cigars-and-lapsang-souchong-tea/ https://theteaspot.com/steep-it-loose/loose-black-tea/where-does-lapsang-souchong-tea-come-from/ h
13: Darjeeling (ahem)30/01/2016 Duration: 08min
Apparently my previous "episode" consisted of the text post "I like Darjeeling." This serves admirably as a summary of the entire episode, as well as the entire podcast, and potentially my entire life. Still, I meant to include an audio file as well.
012: Monkey Picked29/11/2015 Duration: 07min
High-grade Tie Guan Yin is often referred to as "monkey-picked" tea. But do monkeys really pick tea? Yes, Tea Rage is back after a brief two-year absence, and pretending that nothing has happened.
011: Water16/12/2013 Duration: 08min
Tea is mostly water, but we don't think much about water. What is it? Where did it come from? How does it work? And how can we use this knowledge to make our tea better?
010: Tea Bags03/12/2013 Duration: 08min
Tea bags are horrible tea. There's nothing wrong with tea bags. Let me explain. Errata: At one point I say "milligrams" when I mean "milliliters".
009: Travel, Tea, and Hotels01/09/2013 Duration: 10min
The challenges and triumphs of making tea while traveling. Links: Bodum Bistro Kettle Ketadyn Combi Filter
008: Tea At Work05/06/2013 Duration: 10min
A discussion of tea in the workplace. Tea review: Silk Dragon by The Tea Merchant
007: Flavored Tea17/05/2013 Duration: 09min
How do I feel about flavored tea? Guess. Tea review: Wu Yi Yan Cha, Imperial Grade
006: The Superspy of Tea10/04/2013 Duration: 09min
Robert Fortune, the superspy of tea. Links: For All The Tea in China by Sarah Rose
005: Gail Carriger interview08/01/2013 Duration: 29min
This episode features our very first interview, and it's with Gail Carriger, a novelist, archeologist, and tea aficionado. She's best known for her Parasol Protectorate series, which is a steampunk comedy romance adventure series featuring the tea-addicted Alexia Tarabotti. You can find out more about her and her works at gailcarriger.com.
004: Tea In Restaurants22/12/2012 Duration: 09min
A complaint about how tea is treated in restaurants. Links: Tea Time Tea Cellar
003: Earl Grey13/12/2012 Duration: 10min
Earl Grey. What is it? Where did it come from? And why does it, sometimes, fill me with rage?
002: How I Make Tea05/12/2012 Duration: 09min
How I make tea, and rage against frilly tea cozies. Links: The Royal Society of Chemistry's "How To Make A Perfect Cup of Tea" (pdf) Tea Time Credits: Ominous by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100562.Permissions beyond the scope of this license are available at http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/licenses/.
001: Tea 10127/11/2012 Duration: 09min
In which we discuss what tea is and is not.