Teaware

Traditionally Chinese teawares include ceramic and clay. In order to preserve the delicate flavor of green tea, it is usually brewed in ceramic teapots. Other types of more fragrant tea such as black tea and Pu’er can be brewed in clay teapots.

The best water

According to the Classic of Tea by Lu Yu, the sage of tea, mountainous water are the best. Among which, water from springs underneath rocks are the most premium. The quality of the water can make or break your tea experience. Chinese ancients also have the habit of collecting snow or morning dews from tea leaves. They believe that those types of water are heavenly and luxurious.

Suggested Water Temperature for Different Tipes of Tea

Every type of tea has its preferred water temperature that will extract the best flavor from the tea leaves.

Green Tea

190°F
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Black Tea

212°F
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Ripe Pu’er

212°F
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Wild White

212°F
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Green Oolong

203°F
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Dark Oolong

203°F
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