Black tea: networking drink of champions

Before I forget: I love black tea when networking. I just do.

  • It freshens your breath, quite unlike its darker counterpart. The tannins make the bad guys go away. (This trick only works if you don't have sugar in it). 
  • It has lower caffeine than coffee but enough to make your eyes track a little clearer. 
  • It's cheap and everywhere.
  • You can have it as zero calories and it is uniformly better than tap water in just about every city except Portland.