It's funny how on the Race, the simplest tasks can cause the most trouble. Sure, there's the exhaustion factor.
But who would think tea would bring someone to their knees?
We're in China and we're down to eight teams. The cowboys, who won the last leg, leave first. The clue sends them to a tea shop where they are to participate in a traditional tea tasting, get a brick of tea and then the clue. Phil tells us that the tea the teams drink will appear in another leg of the Race.