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Miles Tea - Very strong rich builders tea

Strong tea, also known as builders’ tea, is a popular choice among tea enthusiasts who prefer a bold and robust flavour. This type of tea is made by steeping the tea leaves for a longer period of time or using a higher proportion of tea leaves to water. The result is a rich and full-bodied brew that packs a punch in terms of taste and caffeine content. Builders’ tea is often enjoyed with milk and sugar to balance out its strong flavour. Whether you're starting your day or taking a break from work, a cup of strong tea can provide the perfect pick-me-up to keep you energized and focused. So, grab your best mug and enjoy a beautifully brewed cup of Miles’s strong, flavoursome tea…

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What is builders tea?

Builders tea is a term commonly used in the United Kingdom to refer to a strong cup of tea that is enjoyed by workers in the construction industry. The name "builders tea" originated from the tradition of builders taking a break and enjoying a cup of tea during their workday. This type of tea is typically made by brewing black tea for an extended period of time, resulting in a robust and full-bodied flavour. Builders tea is often enjoyed with milk and sugar, and it is known for its ability to provide a quick energy boost and keep workers refreshed throughout the day. While builders tea has its origins in the construction industry, it has become popular among people from all walks of life who appreciate a strong and satisfying cup of tea.

Is very strong tea good for you?

Very strong tea may not be the healthiest choice for everyone. While tea contains beneficial antioxidants and compounds that can promote good health, consuming excessive amounts of caffeine can have negative effects on the body. Caffeine is a stimulant that can increase heart rate and blood pressure, disrupt sleep patterns, and cause digestive issues in some individuals. Additionally, very strong tea may also increase the risk of dehydration due to its diuretic properties. It is important to consume tea in moderation and be mindful of your body's tolerance to caffeine. If you enjoy drinking strong tea, consider opting for decaffeinated varieties or limiting your consumption to avoid potential negative effects on your health. *Please note this is not medical advice.*

How do you make builders tea?

Builders tea is a classic British beverage that is known for its strong and robust flavour. To make builders tea, start by boiling water in a kettle or pot. Once the water reaches boiling point, pour it into a teapot or mug that contains a tea bag or two, or loose tea leaves. Let the tea steep for approximately 3 to 5 minutes, depending on how strong you prefer your tea. After steeping, remove the tea bag or strain out the loose leaves. Some people prefer to add milk and sugar to their builders tea for added richness and sweetness. Stir in the desired amount of milk and sugar according to personal taste preferences. Give it a gentle stir, and your builders tea is ready to be enjoyed!

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