When Nietzche suggested staring into the abyss, he meant an over-steeped cup of Barry's Gold Blend.
Barry's Gold Blend is my tea of choice. Ever since I first tried it, I've been hooked. Barry's is a black tea that can really only be described as "none more black." When combined with hot water it pretty instantly steeps.
Leaving Barry's with the bag in for too long is rumored to summon a forth a tea golem from your cup. Seriously, bad and weird things happen when you over steep this tea.
If you don't want to risk loosing an ancient spirit of evil from your tea mug, try Mark's favorite instead.
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Barry’s Gold Blend is my favorite everyday black tea. A few weeks ago I was drinking PG Tips ‘Extra Strong’ as my beloved Barry’s is not available at any local markets. Today I was organizing my VW Vanagon’s kitchen storage and came across a box of Barry’s I had forgotten in July. Halleluyah! It is […]
Some “fancy” brands of teabags are made of polyethylene or nylon and they’re shedding microplastics into hot drinks. Delicious! No-one knows if it’s bad for you. Nathalie Tufenkji, a professor of chemical engineering at the Montreal university, was surprised to find one such bag in the tea she ordered from a coffee shop one morning.It […]
Back in October, Sainsburys grocery chain launched two new questionably-flavored teas based on UK Christmas dinner favorites: Brussels sprouts and pigs in blankets. Metro: Yes, you can now drink meat or vegetable flavoured tea and we’re not quite sure what to think. In hopes of helping anyone looking for unusual gifts, Sainsbury’s decided to create […]
So…exactly how many times a day are you singing Happy Birthday to your sink? Unless you’re among the most germaphobic among us, it’s unlikely you ever thought the simple act of handwashing would start to take on such a central role in our daily lives. Of course, with all the touching and such, bar soap […]
Paralysis by analysis. It’s the phenomenon that happens when you’re so stuck on thinking through all the ramifications of your actions that you don’t actually take action in the first place. That can happen with all this free time you’re spending stuck inside your house. With literally every home-bound option available to you, it’s easy […]
At this point, it’s every single person’s responsibility to reduce their own carbon footprint and transition to a more sustainable lifestyle. But if you consider the grim fact that the biggest culprit of greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in the U.S. is burning fossil fuels for electricity, things, like pivoting to metal straws and […]