Posted: 18 February, 2015 by Web Guy Josh

You’ve Been Making Tea Wrong Your Whole Life!

Tags: Scoopla, Food, Tea, Milk

It’s an age-old debate: What goes in the cup first, the milk or the tea? We finally have the answer! 

Forget what you think you know, it turns out that the milk should always come before the tea, according to the British Standards Institution anyway.

If your mind is blown don’t worry, you’re not alone… we’re pretty sure most people on the planet would disagree.

“If you're making tea in a cup - do not add the milk first as it lowers the temperature and makes it difficult to judge the strength,” says a senior tea buyer speaking to The Mirror.

“It reduces the water temperature so it doesn’t brew properly.”

But who would know better than the fancy folk at the British Standards Institution, right? Here are their tips for the perfect cuppa:

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