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Tea to taste better due to high pressure?

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infoman Sat 18-Jan-20 04:47:42

Intereseting item on ITV west local weather on friday.
Tea tastes better during high pressure and the pressure will be very high over this weekend.
Its to do with water boils at different tempertures,
due to the high pressure.
Not being a tea drinker(coffee for me)
maybe those who drink tea can give their opinions.

NotSpaghetti Sat 18-Jan-20 05:17:08

This has been known for years. I first discovered it in 1980 and it was "old knowledge" then - but at that time it was to do with air pressure/height above sea level.
Interesting to consider the "weather" angle on it too.

Baggs Sat 18-Jan-20 05:57:04

This is why it's annoying when, in the Hotel Chocolat shop in Edinburgh, for example, if you ask for tea they bring you a cup of hot water with a teabag in a saucer. They're not the only tea criminals!

Since my first horrific experience there I will now pointedly ask them to put the teabag IN the boiling water. I get a "You're a weirdo, fussy customer" look for my pains. But decent tea.

NotSpaghetti Sat 18-Jan-20 06:15:04

It drives me bonkers too Baggs - and it's not just them either.
🙄

Juliet27 Sat 18-Jan-20 06:43:24

Just had my first tea of the day...it’s true !!

Jane10 Sat 18-Jan-20 07:01:02

Hasn't affected my Lemsip! Horrible cold 🤧