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Food & Drink Hot Beverages - How do you take yours?

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  1. wst

    wst Minimodder

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    Obligatory:


    It varies for me.

    Large cappucino at my local Italian snack bar with 2 sugars.
    Black filter coffee, 5 sugars (when tired).
    White filter coffee, 3 sugars (when alive and bought from same place I buy the black).
    White instant, 2 sugars.
    White tea, 2 sugars, caramel biscuits.
     
  2. EdwardTeach

    EdwardTeach What's a Dremel?

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    No sugar in tea.
     
  3. sp4nky

    sp4nky BF3: Aardfrith WoT: McGubbins

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    Like I saw to the people in Starbucks / Costa / wherever, a large black coffee please. No sugar, sugar.

    On the exceedingly rare occasion that I have tea, it's the Picard method. Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.
     
  4. Fly

    Fly inter arma silent leges

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    NATO Standard: Tea white 2.
     
  5. wst

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    I thought the standard was "Tea, Earl Grey, Hot"
     
  6. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    Despite what I said before, I can take coffee almost any way really; black, white, sugar, no sugar, cappuccino, latte... anything really. What I prefer is milk and one sugar for instant though. As I've said, lots of milk and sugar in the strong percolated stuff.

    Tea is a completely different matter. If it's green tea (which yes, I do drink from time to time) then it's just the teabag soaked in the water until it's good and strong. If it's ordinary black leaf (or is it white?) tea, then it's strong with milk and no sugar. If you put sugar in it I'd have trouble drinking a mug of it.

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    It's black. Thanks Wikipedia.
     
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  7. Akava

    Akava Lurking...

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    Almost +1, just one more sugar and not quite as long with the teabag. I hate it when someone makes me a cup of tea that they have barely even shown the tea bad too, it just tastes like weak piss water; got to be a good strong tea, otherwise what is the point. :thumb:
     
  8. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    Coffee,

    Grind beans

    Load my Moka Express

    move to hob, on low heat to gradually heat and let the pot do its magic

    whilst waiting microwave my mug with 1/4in of milk to warm both the mug and milk to just above room temp.

    Then pour the magic out of the Moka into my mug and enjoy.
     
  9. SuicideNeil

    SuicideNeil What's a Dremel?

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    ^ This. :rock: However:

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    :D
     
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  10. EvilMerc

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    Coffee + Mars Bar = AMAZING

    Dip the end of the Mars Bar in for a couple of seconds so the chocolate starts to melt slightly. Pull out. (Repeat after eating said bit)

    You now have a gooier Mars Bar with a coffee tang to it and coffee which tastes slightly chocolatey. Lovely.
     
  11. wst

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    I have one of these and it is fan-frickin' tastic. It eats inedible powder and shits perfection.

    Well... wikipedia says I just have a moka, not the type you can add milk mid-brew to. Still good... :D
     
  12. dancingbear84

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    Amended Pete.
    otherwise that is bang on! just how I brew up at work
     
  13. Singularity

    Singularity ******* Operator from Hell

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    Tea - boil 1-1,5L of water, fill tea strainer around 3/4-4/5 full of tea (don't like tea bags), pour steaming water on it in case of black teas, or let it cool a bit first for green teas. Leave it for 5 minutes (green tea) or a bit more (black tea only), stir a bit in the end then remove.
    1 tea-spoon of sugar per cup.

    Coffee - out of the house: espresso or double espresso only, 2/3s of a sugar-packet per espresso (so, about 1 and a half for a double).
    At home, coffee from a cafetiere, two of those tiny-spoons of sugar per cup, one to three cups per morning depending on how non-awake I am.

    No milk with any of those... as BentAnat says, the only good milk is cheese and I doubt it goes well with hot drinks :D
     
  14. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    I like a little tea with my sugar :D
     
  15. goldstar0011

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    1 spoon of decent coffee, 2 sweetners, water to the top, let it cool and drink
     
  16. Xlog

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    Tea: take a mug -> add tea -> add hot water -> wait for it to cool down -> drink

    Coffee (programming mode): take a 700ml mug -> add 4 spoons of coffee (~ 1/4 of a mug) -> add boiling water -> wait for it to cool down -> drink.

    Coffee (usual): take Moka pot -> add water and coffee -> wait for it to boil -> drink.

    I could never understand the need to add milk to tea/coffee, it only ruin's the taste and smell of a beverage. And I stopped adding sugar after I started working, mainly because no one could be bothered to buy some :geek:.
     
  17. wbdog206

    wbdog206 not me

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    Milk in Tea:eyebrow:
     
  18. Fly

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    Not on exercise... heh.
     
  19. tristanperry

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    Hot chocolate: throw in an arbitrary amount of galaxy hot chocolate powder into the mug, add hot water, add in a dash of milk.

    'Good' coffee: Milk -> cup -> microwave. Coffee pods -> coffee machine. Cup w/ warmed milk + coffee machine = nice coffee.

    'Cheap n nasty' coffee ;): Instant Sainsburys cheap own brand + enough milk so that it's not black = drinkable coffee.

    Simples.
     
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