Blog — tea culture
To remove the "earthy smell" of a brand new Zisha pot, which ways to season the pot are correct and efficient?
Many people who play Zisha pot have heard of "raising pot" and are concerned about raising pot in daily life. Before raising pot, there is a "raising pot" step, which is also worth the attention of pot lovers. Some tea friends may not pay attention to season the pot, or their way to clean the pot for the first time is not right, then they will feel the tea taste is not good in a period of time. First of all, is it necessary to make an “opening ceremony” for the new pot? As the raw material of Zisha pot...
When we first start making tea, we always have a problem: how many grams of this tea should be just right? In this case, we usually take the tea master's suggestion as the standard. For example, there is a popular and easy rule to remember "three, four, seven, eight". With normal size Gaiwan and about 110 ml water for brewing, the amount of tea is 3 grams for green tea, 4 grams for black tea, 7 to 8 grams for all oolong tea such as rock tea, and 8 grams for black tea such as ripe tea. The suggestion of...
“Shang Tou Fa” , “Xia Tou Fa” and “Zhong Tou Fa”, Do you understand them? And Which teas are suitable for them?
In the daily introduction of green tea, you always can see such warm tips:
"Shang Tou Fa is recommended, lower water temperature, 85 ℃ is advisable, you can better experience the fresh sweet taste."
But often you just remember the tips at that moment, and get confused when brewing tea.
“Shang Tou Fa” or “Xia Tou Fa”?
Don’t worry, after reading this article and understand the reasons, you won’t hesitate when brewing green tea.