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What's the secret to good cup of hot tea? Islanders keep it basic. Like using tea bag and soak for ..... Or two bags for how big of a tea pot?

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First 50 Shades, now Hot Tea ... WTH !!!

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Oh excitement, tea is my thing :)

 

It's all in the quality. So naf quality tea bag will take way longer to infuse. Also do you want "builders tea" which is strong, or normal, which has a shorter time span.

 

For a cup, bag in, hot water in stir and add your milk. Stir until it turns the desired colour. Builders tea, perfectly ok to put the teabag, milk and a whackload of sugar in, add hot water, go away, go talk to ya buddy forgetting you were making a brew...come back, looks like the teabag has lost the will to live and voila :)

 

Teapot, 2 or 3 teabags, depending on how quick you'll drink it.

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naf? builders?

milk? sugar?  speak English, like to a kindergardener

 

I notice cheaper bags take longer.... liking Earl Grey 

 

 

fatman- 50 shades works and not coffee drinker,

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Naf = Rubbish.  Don't worry mate, you'll learn the language in no time I promise :)

 

Builders tea = the tea for the workmen, surely you're not so warm and cosy in your nee naw car you don't see the chaps outside toiling away, building stuff...

 

Earl Grey, really, it's for the posh pretenders who have cute little cup and saucers...move away from the ponce tea.

 

Think you better just stick to coffee really, it sounds like it's all going horribly wrong!

 

You brought 50 shades into a tea conversation, really? Wrongun lol.

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hate coffee---like ice tea but in winter or morning I like the hot tea.

 

 

don't know what builders tea is over here, just know EGrey got extra strong taste.

 

50 thing was one of the stooges comment....but his name was Grey.....

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offer cream or honey here. skip both, no sugar either.....like it like women, hot dark and bitterly mean

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Only Lyons or Barrys tea bags will do, once ye have them it's pretty fail safe and brings you to a happy place.

Boil kettle, put tea bag in cup (only above tea bags will do^^^^) pour in boiling water, stir for a minute, remove tea bag, add a drop of milk, Sit back, relax, slurp away and watch all your worries melt away (well for a few minutes)

Enjoy ;)

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What you two call milk same thing kids use for cereal and drinking or you talking islander again?

 

Those brands world wide? Or just island also

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Guessing they aren't posh? Whatever that means.

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Yep milk, same thing you put in your cereal,

I will have to post you some "proper" not cheap, tea bags,

so ye can taste paradise ;)

You've not had Tea til you've tasted them there^^^^ tea bags!!!

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You have some 2% stuff, that's our semi skimmed milk.

 

I think in certain shops you get PG Tips black ...that's our middle of the road tea.

 

Earl Grey and English breakfast etc have a bitter ish after taste I always think, it's not comforting like tea should be :)

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There are a thousand ways to make tea, it's all down to personal taste

 

Mine is tea bag, milk, sugar, then hot water Not too strong for me I am a tea weakling, leave tea bag in until it turns the desired colour

 

Making tea is a ritual and everyone defends their own and tries to convince you their way is best

 

I got many a bruise from my Nan when making her tea wrong, I learned quickly there is no deviating from the ritual, no short cuts, they can always tell

 

Earl Gray is a ladies drink! Man up and experiment, let us know the results :)

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The only way to enjoy tea is with Honey, Lemon and Whiskey - no need for any tea bag at all - keep it natural and trust me it will relax you more then regular tea.

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and when you have mastered your tea ways, we islanders can then teach you the art of biscuit dunking or cookies to you, thats another fine art and personal ritual :)

 

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Oh yeah ^^^^^ and that art/talent ;) takes alot of practise !!

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Mmmm love my tea - herbal only - but dunking a biscuit ... - nunca, nada, never ! Just say'n :-)

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proper color???

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It must be in a china tea cup, not a mug.  Mug's are for coffee.  Milk, some sugar or stevia.  Preferred tea is Yorkshire tea, PG Tips will do though - easier to come by around here.  Sometimes I like Chai, with extra cardamon and ginger.

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sorry, got to be a mug.....except when in drag (for burritos sake)....

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The only way to enjoy tea is with Honey, Lemon and Whiskey - no need for any tea bag at all - keep it natural and trust me it will relax you more then regular tea.

That's what I'm talking about.

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That's what I'm talking about.

 

I'm with you, Humbled. What do you need the tea for? Just put honey, lemon and whiskey in a cup and drink it!  (I guess that's what they call "Irish Tea".  :) )

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Don't like whiskey and honey in beer to me is a chick in a bath tub full....like a birthday present

 

So I went looking for these other brands, no luck,,,,jillion different brands, boxes, colors, but still ended up with Earl Grey...

 

so why is this posh? and I am guessing that is stuck up or high faluten  or somthin...

 

I think its stronger than plain black tea, maybe posh means tough?

 

Also the sugar and milk thing, that really just babies it all down to a kid drink....

 

I thought tea was for grown ups but maybe I got it all wrong...

 

more cunfuzd than evr

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i can't help but think this post has a hidden meaning....bringing up 50 shades and tea baggin....just saying...

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Not you and sonic wrestling.

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