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An Improbable Cup Of Tea

Sam Kean | Distillations | 6th August 2019

A century ago, in a lab north of London, a man makes a cup of tea for a colleague. The colleague complains that he has put the milk in first. “How can you tell?”, asks the man. “I can taste it”, she says. Thinking this unlikely, the man proposes a blind tasting of eight more cups — which …

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