THE QUEEN'S CUPPA
Her Royal Highness is apparently a fan of Earl Grey tea2 – a more delicate tea than the classic breakfast blends most Brits drink. It’s reported she goes without milk or sugar too.
In the UK we drink 165 million cups per day1 - but that’s just the tip of iceberg. Morning tea runs cause chaos across the country, with requests flooding in for strong tea, weak tea, lots of milk or just a drop – and how many sugars was that again?
From a proper builder’s brew to a milky beige cup of cha, we’re delving into the science of tea. What does your favourite shade of tea say about you?
Here are Britain’s top tea stereotypes explained.