What Is Tea Cupping And Why Is It Important?


Tea cupping is a process of tasting and evaluating the quality of loose leaf tea. Tea cupping is a process that includes a number of steps and is a vitally important method because tea quality varies widely. Tea cupping is a combination of art and science that is used by tea lovers throughout the world to maintain tea quality and tea drinking satisfaction.

 

How much head should a beer have?


Spend any time looking at beer-focused Instagram accounts and eventually you’ll come across strange glassware; not pint glasses or tulips or glass steins, but vessels that look more like vases or fish bowls. They’re often filled by a so-called “boss pour,” a phenomenon that’s also sometimes called an iceman pour, in which the vessel is full entirely to the brim. It’s relatively new and—to purists—perplexing development.

 

Around 75 McDonald’s burgers are sold every second


Everybody knows that McDonald’s sells a lot of hamburgers. Figuring out just how many hamburgers they sell not by the day or even the hour, but by the second, seems like a near impossible exercise that only the most math-inclined of burger nerds would take on. Somebody did figure it out though, and in 2013 the fast-food giant was reportedly moving around 75 burgers every second. This burger data roughly breaks down as 4,500 burgers every minute, 270,000 every hour, 6.48 million every day, and 2.36 billion burgers every year.

 

Why A Grape Turns Into A Fireball In A Microwave


THE INTERNET IS full of videos of thoughtful people setting things on fire. Here’s a perennial favorite: Cleave a grape in half, leaving a little skin connecting the two hemispheres. Blitz it in the microwave for five seconds. For one glorious moment, the grape halves will produce a fireball unfit for domestic life.

 

This European Country Drinks More Beer Than Anyone Else In The World


If you’re planning a trip where you can drink endless beer and pay less for it than you would for water, your dream destination is to the best beer-drinking location in the world: Prague in the Czech Republic.

 

Did You Know There Is Ink In Your Tea?


Like any plant, the tea plant is composed of hundreds of different compounds. Some of the most interesting ones fall into the category of polyphenols, so called because of their molecular structure. These compounds, specifically a sub-category called “tannins” are responsible for the dark color you sometimes get in tea and they also account for the possible health benefits of tea.

 

This is the world’s oldest cocktail and it costs a whopping £5,000


Salvatore’s Legacy – which Donovan Bar in Mayfair, London, claims is the world’s oldest cocktail – costs a whopping £5,000 because of the ingredients used.

 

A Turk consumes an average of 1,300 cups of tea every year


A Turkish person consumes an average of 1,300 cups of tea every year, according to the head of a coffeehouse association.

 

Which Coffee Has the Most Caffeine?


Some people like coffee just for the taste, but most of us drink it because we rely on it to wake us up in the morning. With that being said, not all java was created equal in the sense that certain types contain more caffeine than others. So which kind will put more pep in your step?

 

Lies About Alcohol You Always Thought Were True


Alcohol is pretty awesome when consumed safely and in moderation, as no one likes an obnoxious drunk. Hell, some days the only reason we get out of bed is because “Happy Hour” exists, so there’s a lot we won’t judge.

 
 
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