The American like to drink tea,although not as much as the british.they have experimented with the drink,and one of the most intresting forms which they have achieved is iced tea.this is served in the summer months as a cold drink.Iced tea was invented in 1904 by a man called Richard Blechynden .he was selling cold drinks.
There are many stories in China about the origins of tea and we will probably never know which of these is true.however ,it is certain that about 350 AD,when the demand for tea leaves increased ,the Chinese farmers stopped cutting down wild tea trees and started to grow the plants on there farms .
The british love tea.the average Briton drinks a cup of tea as soon as he/she wakes up in the morning .he has more with breakfast and another cup during his morning break.he has tea with lunch and tea at four p.m then tea with dinner and tea with a late night snack.the british usually drink their tea with milk and often with suger ,and his beverage can be found everywhere :at restaurants,in railway stations and in special tea rooms.
Not many people know that a lot of tea is grown in Russia .the Russian like to drink their tea strong,sweet and black that is with out milk it called asamovar and is usually served with a slice of lemon. Sometimes jam is used to sweeten the tea instead of suger.another way to sweeten Russian tea is for the drinker to hold a suger lump between his or her teeth and drink the tea through the lump.