yixing

  Origin: Yixing, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China Score: 90 Price (as of post): 25 g = $4.50  to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Sample provided by Grand Tea. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? […]

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How To: Tips on Yixing Pots

by Jason on July 28, 2012

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. Comment: What are the main considerations for choosing an yixing pot? Deeper exploration of evaluating yixing pots is in the member content area. . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? Contact me: jason@walkerteareview.com Subscribe in […]

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Evaluating and Using Yixing pots

by Jason on July 10, 2012

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Choosing an yixing teapot can be an intimidating task. There are many things to consider:

– Am I paying a fair price?
– How well will the pot “season” or develop with use?
– How do I pair the right tea with the right pot?
– Is the pot’s design and construction sound and functional?

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. Comment: consider this as a starter yixing for the office or everyday use. Works well with several Chinese greens and many darker roasted wulongs. Consider dedicating it to one category of tea (e.g. dark roasted wulongs) as aromas accumulate in the pot. . well, actually teapot! Price (as of post): $34 . Compare teas […]

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