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A team of university researchers has devised a mathematical formula for the ideal brew which shows that it is best drunk exactly six minutes after being made.
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Or, as the scientists at the University of Northumbria put it in their formula: TB + (H2O at 100 degrees centigrade) 2mins BT + C (10ml) 6mins BT = PC (at OT 60 degrees centigrade).
Originally posted by curious7
Are they mad? 6 minutes? SIX?!!
I get complaints from my mother sometimes because I like to leave the teabag in the water long enough to be able to taste something other than water and milk but never longer than 1-2 minutes.
The optimum brewing time is two minutes and the ideal amount of milk is 10ml.
The perfect drinking temperature of 60c is achieved six minutes later – but after 17 minutes and 30 seconds the tea will be past its best as it falls below 45c.