tea information id you know that tea is one of the most consumed beverages in the world, second only to water? Approximately 80 percent of Americans are tea drinkers — and that percentage is even higher for millennials. As a nation we’re most likely to drink our tea black and iced, but with more than 3,000 varieties of tea available, there are a bevy of options out there. And that’s not including herbal teas, also known as tisanes, which aren’t actually teas at all.