Scientific Research

Posted: June 2011 Author: Inder Brar Category: Tea & Coffee Facts, Scientific Research, Research

Perfect Cuppa

One of life’s greatest challenges is making the perfect cup of tea. Scientists have now revealed the mathematical formula for producing a spot on perfect cuppa. Researchers found the optimum brewing time is two minutes and the ideal amount of milk is 10ml. The perfect dring temperstaure of 60C (140F) is achieved six minutes later, but after 17 minutes and 30 seconds the tea will be past its best as it falls below 45C (113F).   The formula, created by scientist… More

Posted: December 2010 Author: Inder Brar Category: Scientific Research

Sociable Tea Drinkers

Recent research found from the BBC site, shows British workers lose an average twenty four minutes a day getting tea and coffee, but should we really stop putting the kettle on for the sake of British business? Bill Gorman, chairman of the UK Tea Council thinks not,  “Tea drinkers are very sociable. It’s a caring thing to know how your colleagues take their tea. What are the pollsters saying? That we should just keep working at our desks with… More

Posted: June 2009 Author: Inder Brar Category: Scientific Research

Mugs Matter!

It’s now been scientifically proven that a quality promotional mug will make your tea taste even better (sort of). Dr Tom Stafford of Sheffield University, said that our brains are wired up to think that the ritual of making tea or coffee should be done in a certain way.   “Drinking tea and coffee is very ritualistic and people become very addictive to the way they want their brew made,” he told the Daily Telegraph. That explains why I get… More

Posted: May 2009 Author: Inder Brar Category: Scientific Research

Somethin's a Brewin'

If you’re just about to brew up for the seventh time today, then you should probably make it your last - unless you want to start seeing ghosts a new study has revealed.   We are not talking about dodgy herbal tea here, as apparently those who drank more than seven cups of regualr instant coffee a day, were three times more likely to hallucinate than those who drink just one. Other unusual phenomena include hearing voices, and sensing the… More