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[2018.09.10]
The Easiest Way to Prepare Tea in Cold Water

In hot weather, it is quite nice to prepare tea in cold water. I would like to share the easy way to prepare tea in cold water.  Green tea, White Tea and Raw Pu-erh works very well It is not necessary to look for tea specially designed for cold water brewing. As long as the …

[2018.01.23]
Cooling speed of water differs depending on the volume of teapot

The smaller the size of teapot the faster the temperature it cools down Some people tends to use a small teapot to brew tea, and assumed that smaller teapot can hold the temperature. The fact is the smaller the teapot, the the faster the temperature drops. It is because of the ratio between the inner …

[2016.01.15]
How long shall we brew tea on 2nd brewing?

I noticed that many people are not very certain about how long they should infuse tea for the 2nd brewing. Based on my observation, they tend to infuse 2nd brewing longer than the 1st brewing. Perhaps they thought it was necessary so as to extract the taste well. 2nd brewing must be kept short On …

[2015.11.22]
Why do we rinse tea leaf?

We often rinse tea leaf before we brew it. Do you really know the reason for it? Some people say it is because Chinese tea is often contaminated by pesticide and the rinsing is cleansing process to get rid of it. Of course it is not true. If pesticide is used, it is applied in …

[2015.02.24]
Why do you brew green tea at lower temperature?

Talking about brewing Japanese green tea, many people generally has accepted that it should be brewed at lower temperature as it was always emphasized in most of the internet media and books regarding tea topics, many resources explain that sencha has to be brewed at 70-80 degree C. Nevertheless, I personally prefer to use boiling …

[2014.09.06]
Drinking Pu-erh or Oolong Tea with Milk

Sometimes serious tea connoisseur does not like the concept of drinking tea with milk. However, there is no loss in you knowing that some teas go very well with milk. You may have a new discovery in taste. Milk increases the body of tea The idea of adding milk in tea is not only giving …

[2013.12.06]
The Gungfu brewing method of Phoenix Oolong by the local tea expert

We made a video to demonstrate the authentic brewing method of Phoenix Dan Cong oolong by the local tea experts at Phoenix Mountain, which is called the Gongfu style. In this video, a gaiwan is used; however, you can also use a houhin, shiboridashi or teapot that has a fast enough flow of water. The …

[2013.09.25]
3 Important Points for Preparing The Nice Cup of Iced Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling tea is a delicious beverage when drank as iced tea. My family, especially my children love iced Darjeeling tea very much. Assuming you would to prepare an iced Darjeeling tea, how would you do it? Would you just brew it and leave it to cool? If so, the tea won’t taste excellent. With just …

[2013.06.16]
Newsletter No.18 The Science of Kung-Fu Style Tea Brewing

In this newsletter, I would like to explain about the ultimate tea brewing technique that remains the freshness of the tea flavor over the multi infusions. I will share some scientific approaches of brewing tea. In general, the higher the quality of tea leaf, the more delicate it becomes. As far as I am concerned, …

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Special Release Limited Set of Ancient White Tea from 5 Gardens
The ancient white tea is a very popular tea in our store. We produced this tea in spring. Following production, it was stored in an oxygen-free environment for several months to further enhance its flavor, achieving the expected maturation. The production of ancient tree white tea is limited in quantity per day, resulting in small …
The New Arrival of Da Xue Shan Wild White Tea Loose 2023
We have released the 2023 harvest of wild white tea from the Da Xue Shan. Fresh Green Colour of Leaves Achieved Through Custom Production Da Xue Shan’s wild white tea is an incredibly rare type of white tea, and it’s made from a unique plant called Camellia Taliensis that grows in the wild in the …

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