Mr. Lu Xun once wrote in the article "Drinking Tea": "To drink good tea, you must use Gaiwan. So I used Gaiwan. Sure enough, after brewing, the color is clear and the taste is sweet, slightly fragrant and slightly bitter. It is indeed good tea." Today is Black Friday. Tongxinshe Teahouse’s event is that as long as you place an order on our website: www.txs-tea.com, we will give away a "Tongxinshe Teahouse Rock Tea Review gaiwan" and 6 random different teas as an event. Gift, limited to 20 copies (limited to one purchase per person)
"Gaiwan" is a Chinese tea set with a lid on top, a holder on the bottom, and a bowl in the middle. Also known as "Sancai Bowl" and "Sancai Cup", the lid is the sky, the support is the earth, and the bowl is the human being, implying the meaning of heaven, earth and harmony. When using gaiwan, you need to warm the bowl with boiling water, then add tea leaves, water and cover. The time between soup dispensing depends on the amount of tea leaves, brewing times and personal taste, which is about a few seconds to a few minutes.
In Wuyi Mountain, when reviewing Wuyi rock tea, gaiwan is usually used as a tea set for brewing and review. So what are the advantages of gaiwan when reviewing Wuyi rock tea? (When reviewing the choice of rock tea bowls, white porcelain gaiwan should be chosen.)
gaiwan reviews rock tea can maintain the original flavor of rock tea. The white porcelain gaiwan has a glaze. Making tea with gaiwan will not react with the tea and will not absorb the tea aroma of rock tea. It can let the various aromas of rock tea. Radiate out to a greater extent. Gaiwan's review of the benefits of rock tea focuses on the aroma. The aroma of rock tea mainly includes: dry tea aroma, bowl cover aroma, water aroma, bowl bottom aroma, leaf bottom aroma, etc. The gaiwan lid combined with the bowl can just meet the aroma requirements of the rock tea. During the multi-steep review, you only need to brew it with boiling water and use it directly. It will not absorb or mix odors and confuse the aroma and taste of the tea. The comparison of the quality characteristics of the tea is also obvious, and it is easier to judge whether the rock tea has any foreign smell. . Using gaiwan to review rock tea can more clearly display the tea soup and leaf bottom of rock tea. Unlike the purple clay teapot, the opening of the tureen is small, so it is impossible to directly observe the tea soup and leaf bottom. Using a tureen can more intuitively see the tea soup and leaf bottom. Tea soup and leaf base.
In conclusion, gaiwan's evaluation of rock tea is helpful for smelling aroma, observing color, and identifying the nature of tea. It has various practical advantages such as simplicity, ease of learning, hygiene, efficiency, and elegance. Therefore, gaiwan must be used to evaluate Wuyi Rock Tea in Wuyi Mountain.
Thank you TXS for the lovely tea set and such a high-end selection of samples, they are excellent gifts!
The porcelain tea set includes a gaiwan, pitcher, and cup that all stack inside each other, and is perfect for doing gong fu brewing on the go or in the office.
The rock tea samples were all top notch, and provided a (literal) taste of what some of the higher-end teas in the Wuyi area have to offer. Two stand-out teas were the Bi Shi Da Hong Pao, which had lemon, papaya, and sandalwood fragrances, and the San Yan Feng Rou Gui, which had notes of marshmallows, vanilla extract, and honeysuckle.
The right size Gaiwan, shiny white porcelain with Tongxinshe logo and aditional six high quality tea samples! Thankyou very much for that generous present.