Impress your girlfriend with newfound sophistication! How to brew proper tea!

According to the international tea association, the best tea is made from loose-leaves. The pot should be warmed first by rinsing it with hot water, and then the tea should be placed in the pot, and covered with water, then left to steep according to the desired strength. However, Tea that steeps more than about 5-7 minutes tends to become bitter.
I let loose leaf tea steep for over a half hour sometimes, I don’t notice any bitterness

Well first off yes, tea is bitter to start with, second, if you put crap like sugar or milk in it of course you wouldn’t notice…if not…well then you just must be uncultured.
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What Are You Reading??? v.New

I just finished The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
I just picked up for whom the bell tolls
I also wanted to get Haunted by that fight club guy
The Sun Also Rises was great.

Just finished Haunted. I only found it mediocore. Maybe I was expecting too much. Some of the short stories were really well done, but the overall connecting story did nothing for me.

Rereading Huxley’s Brave New World at the moment.
Boy’s Life by Robert R. McCammon

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