Historically speaking, "texas tea" was an anarchonistic definition of oil during the oil rush in Texas. "Black gold" is a synonym.
I believe it was phrased very early on in 20th century pop culture.
They struck the ol' texas tea, lucky sumbitches movin' on to Dallas.
Another name for promethazine w/ codeine; aka barre, lean, sizzurp, oil, purple stuff, Memphis mud, drank, purple jelly, etc. Real popular in H-Town; mix it up with some Sprite, crushed ice, and jolly ranchers, and get ta sippin'...
Let's po' up a deuce of some Texas tea and start leanin'...
The term "Texas Tea" was originally used to describe oil, and was popularized by the hit 1960s television show, The Beverly Hillbillies: "Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea."
Today, the term can also be found in your local bar as it represents the name of a mixed drink, also by the same name:
2 oz Tequila
2 oz Rum
2 oz Vodka
2 oz Gin
2 oz Bourbon Whiskey
2 oz Triple Sec
2 oz Sweet and Sour Mix
Then one day he was shootin at some food,
And up through the ground came a bubblin crude. Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea.
West texas light crude oil, esp. if discovered by a hillbilly named Jed.
Listen to a story about a man named jed a poor mountaineer barely kept his family fed then one day he was shooting at some food and up from the ground came a bubbling crude. Oil that is. Black gold. Texas tea.
Slang term for crude oil, which is a resource located in Texas as well in other parts of the world.
"...and then one day he was shootin' at some food, and up from the ground came bubblin' crude. Oil that is: black gold, texas tea..."
Oil. Crude Oil to be specific. First made popular when there were major oil strikes in Beaumont Texas. Then made popular on the television show The Beverly Hillbillies
We're pumping out 100,000 barrels of that Texas Tea these days.
A bowel movement that has the consistency and color of crude oil.
"Hey guys, I wouldn't go in the bathroom for a while. I just stained the bowl with a serious bout of Texas tea.