How To Use a Gaiwan

by Jason on January 25, 2012

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Comment: a few other points I didn’t mention: 1) Decanting into a pitcher helps even-out the tea liquor. The tea liquor at the top of a gaiwan is thinner and lighter than at the bottom. Decanting into a pitcher evenly distributes the liquor. 2) Wash thoroughly and dry separately. Wet parts can stick together when dry, then become unstuck at inopportune moments. This means breakage, chips, and cracks.

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Donald March 3, 2012 at 13:05

I’d love to see some more “how to” videos that cover the basics in an thorough manner.

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