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Default Brewing Tea - Water, Temperature, and Time

They call it Devonshire clotted cream. It is generally agreed in the
food industry caffeine is the taste sensation bitter. We always have
this discussion.

Jim

On Nov 4, 1:32 am, Nigel > wrote:
> "British tea" - CTC tea from India and East Africa should never be
> bitter however it is made - but it certainly should be astringent.
> From UK Tea Council stats - only 30% of tea drinkers use sugar; 98%
> use milk - I have never in my long life ever seen anyone in the UK use
> cream - that's the Friesians across the North Sea.
>
> Nigel at Teacraft
>
> On Oct 16, 2:20 pm, Space Cowboy > wrote:
>
> > I had the opposite experience recently. Im over at a guys house where
> > I would guess he is using 25g of tea where 5g would do. I didnt say
> > anything because he is active in a tea blog so I let it pass. I saw
> > him later and he said he got some scales because he was using too much
> > tea. I would have said the British use cream and sugar to tame the
> > bitter taste the way you just made it.