I…am a tea snob.
I’m honestly pretty proud of it. (Though honestly, I was indoctrinated into the church of Yorkshire Gold, and see no reason to turn my back to Glory.)
Folk here in Texas *really* like sweet tea.
Now, if you’ve never had sweet tea, just imagine this: Take “tea”. Not *good* tea. Don’t bother using something that you actually want to be able to taste. Get the most shit, cheapest tea available.
Like, dollar-store tea.
Then, imagine this tea has been oversteeped to hell and back.
Why had this tea been oversteeped to hell and back?
Because, while it’s hot, they dump in a metric *fuckton* of sugar.
Like, maybe one cup of sugar to every cup of water in your tea.
Some people add more to taste.
The point is: I work at a place where tea and coffee are sold.
The other day, I had just gotten off work, and decided to have a nice cup of tea.
Only, I wasn’t paying attention, and I accidentally wound up with *sweet tea*.
HOW CAN SOMETHING WITH THAT MUCH SUGAR IN IT STILL BE BITTER AS FUCK.
I was practically *shaking* from the sugar content.
and it was so bitter.
I DON’T GET IT.
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND SWEET TEA.
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND.