Page 2 of the B of B Original Posts archive.

Where are the Beasts?

Posted by Robert Godden on December 13, 2014 (Comments Closed)

Here’s a bit of a tease… After a bit of a lull, expect more. Or expect less. But expect something in the next few days

Real Men Drink Flowers

Posted by on March 30, 2014 with 7 Commentsas , , ,

A post about chrysanthemum pu’er, in which Johnny encounters the supremely manly musk of this testosterone-laden tea. I am sick and tired of people decrying flowers as froo-froo, prettified, sissy-bait, or the like. When correctly viewed and ingested, flowery teas like this Chrysanthemum Pu’er brick can contain all of the necessary ingredients for the Exercise […]

The Perfect Pairing, You Young Whippersnappers

Posted by Robert Godden on February 19, 2014 with 12 Comments

I’m over tea pairing with food. Ho hum. All I hear some days is “Lord Devotea, what tea should I have with my Mars Bar foie gras?” Listen folks, we don’t have to be as dull as wine folk. Their product is just old grape juice. They need to oversell. “Please, please drink Chardonnay when […]

“Lapdance Souchong” – The Changing Face of Lapsang Souchong, Part 3

Posted by lazyliteratus on February 17, 2014 with 10 Commentsas , , , , , , , , ,

This is the final installment of The Changing Faces of Lapsang Souchong trilogy. For Part 1, go HERE. For Part 2, go Here. Warning: This installment is not going to be anywhere near as sophisticated or educational as the last two…which is why it’s on the Beasts of Brewdom page. The Changing Face of Lapsang […]

The 20 Health Benefits of Tea: 1686 style.

Posted by Robert Godden on January 25, 2014 with 6 Comments

Lord Devotea’s List Week: List 3* Thomas Povey was a 17th century man about town that history seems to recall as titled, incompetent, rich and powerful, and not surprisingly, a British Member of Parliament. He seems to have done well under both Cromwell and the restored King Charles II, and he was on the spot […]

10 Of Your Opinions That Tea Lovers Don’t Give A Damn About

Posted by Robert Godden on January 23, 2014 with 15 Comments

Lord Devotea’s List Week. List 1* At some point, someone has probably offered you proper loose leaf tea. And perhaps you don’t drink it. That’s OK- and this list is for you! When offered, you may have made a hugely offensive comment. After all, you don’t drink tea, you’ve probably got other character flaws including […]

“The Souchong Strikes Back” – The Teabeer Trilogy, Book 2

Posted by lazyliteratus on October 25, 2013 with 11 Commentsas , , , , , ,

For BOOK 1 of The Teabeer Trilogy, go HERE. Not too long ago in a public house relatively nearby… It began with an e-mail. I’m not even sure how I got on their list, but The Green Dragon sent me an e-mail at the beginning of the month about some of their Fall events. Part […]

International Coffee Day

Posted by Robert Godden on September 30, 2013 with 4 Comments

It’s international Coffee Day. (It really is, look it up on Wikipedia if you doubt us.) It’s an important day. Over their lifetime, most people in Western countries will suffer from coffee at some time. It’s a debilitating condition, and as we swill the last of our Darjeeling FTGFOP1, it’s important that we put aside […]

Beast My Guest

Posted by Robert Godden on August 23, 2013 with 2 Comments

I just had a guest post published on Tea health Studies. As part of the deal, I told them they should have all the Beasts do a post for them. Poor bastards. Here’s my rant:

Flattery of the Social Kind

Posted by Robert Godden on July 13, 2013 with 3 Comments

I had a bit of thinking about where this post needed to go. Not on my tea blog, as even a master of tea placement like myself can’t pretend it’s about tea. In fact, tea will only turn up once within this story. I’ll mark it with an asterisk so you don’t miss it. Not […]