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    Sweet tea is the only tea I'll drink; the Southerners do it right

    Even then I really don't drink much/any tea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by regexcellent View Post
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    Sweet tea is the only tea I'll drink; the Southerners do it right

    Even then I really don't drink much/any tea.
    Mightaswell put sugar in your soda...
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    Mightaswell put sugar in your soda...
    That wouldn't taste anything like sweet tea. And sweet tea often has a lower sugar content than soda.
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    HongKong milk tea, yummy.
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    I never knew that what I grew up drinking was 'black' tea until I lived abroad. We just call it tea.

    You need to pour boiling water onto the tea to get the best from it. Then let it cool and drink it. Dont forget to take the teabag out in good time so your tea doesnt end up stewed.

    Also I think the 'warm' beer thing is a misnomer. Its not warm, its just not chilled. I hadnt had an ale in ages in NZ so I was excited to end up at a place serving speights ale. It took me a few sips to realise it tasted odd because it was chilled, thereby killing all the flavour
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    Sweet Tea with a big ol' Lemon in it. Yum!

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    I never knew that what I grew up drinking was 'black' tea until I lived abroad. We just call it tea.

    You need to pour boiling water onto the tea to get the best from it. Then let it cool and drink it. Dont forget to take the teabag out in good time so your tea doesnt end up stewed.

    Also I think the 'warm' beer thing is a misnomer. Its not warm, its just not chilled. I hadnt had an ale in ages in NZ so I was excited to end up at a place serving speights ale. It took me a few sips to realise it tasted odd because it was chilled, thereby killing all the flavour
    Warm beer does have more flavor, but it sucks on a hot day. Give me some tasteless Ice colled Miller High life or Rolling rock over some hot guiness any day! Yuck!

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    I don't like tea or coffee, but my wife drinks lots of tea. Tea is black and hot here by default. Iced tea is something you buy in a soda bottle or can.
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    Plain black tea is good.
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    I've heard that they disdain the stuff on the other side of the pond.
    Not entirely true, but then we don't yet experience the kind of sultry summers experienced in some states of the U.S. . Whittards of Chelsea sell a range of teas suitable for serving in an iced fashion:

    http://www.whittard.co.uk/instant_tea

    and also recommend which proper teas are ideal for serving as iced teas.

    In the summer I like Moroccan mint tea...
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    you can't get decent tea over here. well actually, it's the milk they don't have. it's all that awful UHT stuff.
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    How are the UHT "milk" companies still in business? I've never met anyone that likes it.

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    Yeah, I consider UHT to be an absolute abomination...
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    How are the UHT "milk" companies still in business? I've never met anyone that likes it.

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    in rio it's really the only thing you can get. i think people prefer it because it lasts longer.
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    What's wrong with UHT? I buy Lithuanian milk (hello Saras) and it's great despite being UHT.
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    it tastes burnt.
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    It tastes like it was filtered with dirty underwear.

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    It tastes cooked, without the common decency of being a pudding.
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    I'm drinking a pretty good tea. It's green tea, rose hips, echinacea, and mint. I put a little lemon and honey in it and it's damn tasty.
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    Careful, you'll have the tea purists down on you!
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    I'm drinking a pretty good tea. It's green tea, rose hips, echinacea, and mint. I put a little lemon and honey in it and it's damn tasty.
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    I'm drinking a pretty good tea. It's green tea, rose hips, echinacea, and mint. I put a little lemon and honey in it and it's damn tasty.
    Really, you're such a complete homo
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    A man likes herbal tea and suddenly he's a peter puffer?

    Honestly, I drink tea as a more healthy alternative to soda. Even if you put honey in it the sugar levels are still only a fraction of soda pop plus you get vitamin C (from the lemon & rose hips), anti-oxidants, and probably a few other things from the herbs.
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    It's healthy.

    It's also tasty.
    Green tea gives me a stomach ache.

    Tea in general I like the spiced ones I drank in the ME.
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    you can't get decent tea over here. well actually, it's the milk they don't have. it's all that awful UHT stuff.
    I have this problem in Belgium too.

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    Really, you're such a complete homo
    This 'complete homo' enjoys a good mugful of Yorkshire or Tetley tea occasionally. And Turkish coffee. And espresso.

    Good to see that the old stereotypes are still in fashion....
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    This 'complete homo' enjoys a good mugful of Yorkshire or Tetley tea occasionally. And Turkish coffee. And espresso.

    Good to see that the old stereotypes are still in fashion....
    I too drink all of the above. My apologies for any offence caused, just trying to wind up Dinner (Oerdin, change your damn name back!) and couldn't think of a better taunt at the time.
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    Had a nice cup of matcha. A little goes a long way.
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    I'd heard of green tea powder but never the Japanese name of matcha. Sounds good.
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    It's very nice, its easy to control the strength. You can use it anything you would want that flavor in as well, like ice cream.
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