Understanding Tea and Caffeine

Do you know how much caffeine is in a cup of tea? Most people are confused. Caffeine occurs naturally in coffee, tea and cocoa beans. It is added to cola to enhance flavor. Since black and green tea come from Camellia sinensis, the tea plant, both contain caffeine. Most herbal teas are made from herbal blends and contain no real …

How to Make Great Green Iced Tea

Iced tea weather is almost here. Making a great pitcher of iced tea from tea bags can be tricky. Follow this recipe for a great green iced tea. Naturally, begin with a good green tea.  Recipe courtesy of Madura tea. Here are the ingredients you will need: 4 Tea Bags of a green tea 2 cups boiled water 4 teaspoons …

Make Your Own Chocolate Tea

Chocolate and tea. Most people love chocolate and enjoy a good cup of tea. Now, you can combine both by creating your own cup of chocolate tea. This recipe has been provided by Kusmi Russian Teas. To begin, gather the follow ingredients: 3 teaspoons of cocoa 3 cups of milk 3 cups of English Breakfast tea 6 sugar lumps First, …

Fun and Games with PG Tips

If you are fan of PG Tips, good black tea or an Anglophile, you should make sure to regularly check out the official PG Tips site. It has some good stuff on it. Our favorites are the interactive games and activities, particularly the “Half Time Games.” Try the interactive soccer game from a previous advertising campaign. In one game, you …

BBC Tells How to Make Perfect Cup of Tea

Courtesy of the BBC. For centuries, tea drinkers have debated how to make the perfect cup. Now, the BBC jumps into the argument. The BBC has 7 steps to make the perfect cup of tea. You may want to start with good English tea, maybe some PG Tips. 1. Boil a kettle of water. 2. Warm the pot by putting …

Meet Mr Shifter from the first PG Tips Ads

Now, that you have met monkey and Al from the current PG Tips ad campaign, you should see the first campaign. The original ad campaign for PG Tips started in 1956 (in the UK) and used chimpanzees dressed as humans. The chimps were called the Tipps family. The original campaign holds the Guinness record for lost running campaign in the …

Meet Monkey from the New PG Tips Ads

Monkey (along with his sidekick Al) is the current advertising campaign for PG Tips. Fans of PG Tips will have seen the advertisements on television (if you live in the UK), YouTube on various other internet sites. Meet monkey and Al. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PymR_mDGutg&rel=0&color1=0xe1600f&color2=0xfebd01&border=1&hl=en]

Very Brief History of PG Tips

PG Tips is England’s number 1 tea. PG Tips is a good cup of english tea. The PG Tips tea sold by teadog.com. It is the original tea and still made in Manchester, England. In 1869, tea dealer, Arthur Brooke, opened his first shop in Manchester, England, where he sold tea, coffee and sugar. Brooke’s early slogan was “good tea …

Brooke Bond PG Tips

Many people who drink PG Tips refer to it as Brooke Bond PG Tips. Brooke Bond used to be the company that produced PG Tips. But, PG Tips actually has been owned and produced by Unilever UK since 1984 . Was this man Brooke Bond? See the PG Tips History post.

Barry’s Tells How to Make Perfect Pot of Tea

Everybody seems to know how to make the perfect pot of tea. From the BBC to the Chemist Society to tea companies, each has a version of the perfect pot of tea. We like to read and test every version. Barry’s version has 4 steps. You can watch a brief movie on the Barry’s Site called “The perfect Cup”. Naturally, …