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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.


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.