How do you like your tea? This tea colour chart is dividing the country 3 years ago

How do you like your tea? This tea colour chart is dividing the country

How do you take yours?

tea colour chart

Weak, strong, or milky with one sugar - everyone in Ireland has a different opinion on what constitutes the perfect cup of tay.

Given that tea-drinking is a national pastime, it's a wonder that no Irish person has come up with a tea colour chart before...

But, over in that other tea-obsessed place, Yorkshire, they've solved the perennial problem of "how do you take it?" with this wonderful strongest-to-weakest visual chart.

Posted by Twitter account Yorkshire Problems, the horizontal letters represent the tea strength (going from strongest to weakest), while the vertical numbers represent the tea's milkiness.


tea colour chart

The chart has now gone viral, with the Twitterati sharing and responding with their own tea colour preferences.

Bound to divide offices and homes all over the country, it seems that the most popular option so far is 'D2' or what is known here in the Her聽kitchen as 'peanutbutter-coloured-tea'.

Tea-drinkers of Ireland, we put it to you: which shade of tea is truly the perfect cup?