Thursday, April 18, 2013
Guinness World Records of Tea
Most Cups of Tea Made in One Hour: 725
Largest Tea Party: 32,681 participants
Largest Tea Cosy: 1924 squares, stands at 3.9 meters high and 11.1 meters in circumference
Largest Iced Tea: 912 US gal, prepared in a cup measuring 9 ft
Largest Cup of Tea: 4000 litres. The tea cup itself measured 10 ft in height and 8 ft in width.
Largest Collection of Tea Bag Tags: 839 tags
Largest Collection of Tea Bag Holders: 116 different tea bag holders
Largest Collection of 3-piece tea sets: 999 full sets, consisting of 2,097 individual pieces of porcelain
Largest Ceramic Teapot: 5 ft 10 in in height and 4 ft 11 in in diameter The teapot is made of purple sand and can hold 22 lb of tea each time. The cover of the pot weighs 132 lb.
Largest Simultaneous Tea Party: 280,246 participants at 6,062 locations
I'm a little surprised at how few records there were considering the popularity of tea. Perhaps I can set my own record for most cups of tea consumed :)