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Do’s And Don’ts When Start Using Clay Teapot

DO: 1) Before using the clay teapot for the first time, first, rinse it with normal water. 2) Then rinse it again with hot water with the lid on. 3) Next pure hot water into the pot to rinse it … Continue reading

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Yixing Teapot

Yixing teapot is regarded as one of the best teapots for brewing teas, especially oolong tea. It has a long history in China which can date back to the Sung Dynasty (960-1279). The teapot got the name because it is … Continue reading

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Choose Right Teapot for Oolong Tea

The right teapot is one of the six key factors of making a perfect cup of oolong tea. (The other five factors are: good water, high quality tea, correct measurement, right water temperature and correct steeping time.) There are different … Continue reading

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Oolong Tea Steeping Time

The steeping time of oolong tea is very important. Besides best tea, good water, correct measurement, proper teapot and water temperature, accurate steeping time is one of the most critical elements in brewing the oolong tea to its best. For … Continue reading

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Water Temperature for Brewing Oolong Tea

Along with the quality of tea, water quality, correct measurement, proper steeping time and teapot, water temperature is one of the most critical elements for brewing perfect oolong tea. Generally speaking, the older/ more oxidized/ more roasted degree the oolong … Continue reading

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the Best Water in China

1st Grade Water the Jade Spring in Beijing the Zhongling Spring in Jiangsu Province the Bao Tu Spring in the City of Jinan 2nd Grade Water The waterfall in the Kangwang valley, Mount. Lushan The Huishan Spring in Wuxi 3rd … Continue reading

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Proper Oolong Tea Measurement

It is very important to use standardized measurement as it is one is one of the six key elements of brewing good oolong tea. (The other five elements are: good water, high quality tea, right teapot, right water temperature and … Continue reading

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Best Water for Brewing Oolong Tea

Water is very important for brewing tea as it makes up 90% of the end tea. Together with the quality of tea,  correct measurement, proper steeping time , proper water temperature and teapot, the quality of water is one of … Continue reading

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