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    Tea bag in first then add water, remove teabag then add milk.
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    Tea bag in first then add water, add milk then remove teabag.
    81
    28.13%
    Water in first then add Teabag, remove teabag then add milk.
    16
    5.56%
    Water in first then add Teabag, add milk then remove teabag.
    8
    2.78%
    Milk first then adding water/teabag.
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    6.25%

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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    Well for me, it goes:

    1. Add sugar
    2. Add milk
    3. Add water and stir
    4. Add tea bag and let it brew
    Are you for real?
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    Drink coffee.

    Come at me.
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    (Original post by Neuth)
    You only have milk? :giggle:
    Yes. :ninjagirl:
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    I can never put the right amount of milk in, so I do milk first so I can see how much I've added.
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    Turn the kettle on
    Get a mug out of the cupboard
    Put a tea bag in the mug
    Pour the hot water into the mug
    Put the milk in the mug
    Leave the tea bag in to brew for about 7 minutes
    Et voilà
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    (Original post by donutaud15)
    Brew tea in pot. Then add sugar and milk when tea is poured in cup.

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    I did specifiy in a mug since most students will not have teapots which is obviously the correct way.

    Even still, you disagree with the RSC for correct teapot ettiquette.
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    ffs now I have to go and make a brew :unimpressed:
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    (Original post by Motorbiker)
    I did specifiy in a mug since most students will not have teapots which is obviously the correct way.

    Even still, you disagree with the RSC for correct teapot ettiquette.
    Ah didn't read the thread title. Sorry!

    In that case teabag for about 30 sec in mug then milk and sugar.


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    It has to be real leaves - go for a specialist tea maker - you would not believe the difference. I was told that tea bags use the sweepings off the floor.



    Use a teapot with a strainer in it - freshly drawn water boiled and left to rest for 30 seconds before pouring onto the tea. Leave for 3 minutes and drink
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    People who put milk in before the tea cannot be trusted.

    Same goes for cereal.
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    Anyone else just keep the teabag in?
    Maybe I'm just lazy
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    (Original post by AdamCee)
    People who put milk in before the tea cannot be trusted.

    Same goes for cereal.
    So you put your milk in..after you put your cereal in the bowl? What sort of crazy world do you live in?!?
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    If using a tea bag then it's bag first, then water, remove bag, add milk and stir. For leaf tea, then it's loose leaves into pot, add water, pour into cup (via tea strainer) before adding milk and stirring. Do not ruin it with sugar.
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    (Original post by shahbaz)
    Are you for real?
    Damn right. Gotta think outside the box
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    (Original post by KaylaMary)
    ffs now I have to go and make a brew :unimpressed:
    Same, Am tempted to try the microwaving hot milk idea i read on page 1 though...

    (Original post by donutaud15)
    Ah didn't read the thread title. Sorry!

    In that case teabag for about 30 sec in mug then milk and sugar.
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    Only 30 seconds? Not a fan of strong tea? Milk afterwards is the correct way though. :yep:
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    (Original post by Motorbiker)
    We've all watched in horrer as we watch someone make us a cup of tea the wrong way before and then listened to their lame excuses afterwards.

    We're here now to get the definitive student opinion on the correct way to produce a cup of tea to put this to bed once and for all.

    Often the debate comes in the do you add milk before or after removing the teabag?

    Then you get the people who insist on adding the teabag after the water to the mug.

    I've also heard there are maniacs that want the milk in first to stop it denaturing as it gets added to the hot tea.
    Their lame excuses

    Ordinarily

    Tea bag in first
    Boiling water
    Take teabag out, after "rinsing" it
    Add milk
    Stir

    Sometimes, because Im lacking in my tea making ways due to tiredness

    Tea bag in first
    Add boiling water
    Add milk
    Take teabag out
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    Shocked at how few people use a tea pot 😮

    -boiled water and tea bag in the tea pot, brew for about 5 minutes
    -milk in mug
    -tea from teapot into mug
    -1 sugar


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    (Original post by Motorbiker)
    Same, Am tempted to try the microwaving hot milk idea i read on page 1 though...




    Only 30 seconds? Not a fan of strong tea? Milk afterwards is the correct way though. :yep:
    In the coffeemaker, I add milk in first, but that's coffee and not tea. YOu can make tea in there though.... Just gives it a bit of extra "cream" if you add the milk in first
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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    So you put your milk in..after you put your cereal in the bowl? What sort of crazy world do you live in?!?
    Yes of course :O

    How can you judge how much milk you need if the cereal isn't already there?!
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    (Original post by -amy-h-)
    Shocked at how few people use a tea pot ������

    -boiled water and tea bag in the tea pot, brew for about 5 minutes
    -milk in mug
    -tea from teapot into mug
    -1 sugar


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    Terribly British!

    Unfortunately, we're now part of the rat race, so like the Americans, we do things quicker
 
 
 
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