Tea Education

How to Break a Puerh Tea Brick Tea Adventures

How to Break a Puerh Tea Brick

Not everyone knows how and why to break a puerh tea brick. This article offers a full explanation of how to break a puerh tea brick.

Does Puerh Tea Have Caffeine Tea Adventures

Does Puerh Tea Have Caffeine?

Caffeine in puerh tea is up for debate because there is no straightforward answer. The amount of caffeine in puerh tea depends on several factors.

What is a tuo cha Tea Adventures

What is a Tuo Cha?

A tuo cha is a traditional shape of compressed puerh tea. It’s a dome shape that looks like a bird’s nest and a bowl.

Why are Yixing Teapots so Small Tea Adventures

Why are Yixing Teapots so Small?

There are several reasons why Yixing teapots are smaller than western teapots. They are one of the basic tools of the Chinese Tea ceremony for good reason.

How to Clean an Yixing Teapot Tea Adventures

How to Clean Yixing Teapots

Cleaning an Yixing teapot can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re doing. This article offers a full guide on how to clean your clay teapot.

Do You Need a Teapot To Make Tea Tea Adventures

Can You Make Tea Without a Teapot?

The question if you can make tea without a teapot has a fairly simple answer. You don’t need one, but using a teapot adds depth and complexity to your tea.

Difference between a teapot and a pitcher Tea Adventures

What Is the Difference Between a Teapot and a Pitcher?

A teapot and a pitcher are both used in the Chinese Tea Ceremony, but they have a different purpose. A teapot is used to brew tea while a pitcher is used to serve tea.

Nixing Teapots vs Yixing Teapots Tea Adventures

Nixing Teapots vs. Yixing Teapots

Nixing teapots and Yixing teapots are both clay teapots but there are some differences between them. This article discusses the main differences.

Difference Between a Teapot and a Kettle Tea Adventures

Difference Between a Teapot and a Kettle

A teapot and a tea kettle seem similar at first sight but they have a completely different purpose. This article explains the difference.

What is Duanni Clay Tea Adventures

What is Duanni Clay?

Duanni clay is an umbrella term for a particular type of clay from Yixing. After firing, this clay has a light or yellow-toned color.

Are You Supposed to Wash Your teapot Tea Adventures

Are You Supposed to Wash Your Teapot?

You’re not supposed to wash teapots with soap because unglazed teapots absorb most of what you brew in them. It’s better to use hot water.

Why Are Teapots Expensive Tea Adventures

Why Are Teapots so Expensive?

Yixing teapots are expensive because they are made from a rare type of clay. The older a teapot is, the more expensive it usually is.

How is Liu Bao Tea Processed Tea Adventures

How is Liu Bao Tea Processed?

Liu Bao is a subtype of fermented tea that is made in Guangxi province. This article gives a complete overview of the production process.

Is Liu Bao Black Tea Tea Adventures

Is Liu Bao Black Tea?

The question of whether Liu Bao is black tea or not is an important one to ask because black tea in the west is not the same as black/dark tea in China.

How to Brew Liu Bao Tea Adventures

Liu Bao Brewing: How to Brew Liu Bao Tea

Liu Bao is an underappreciated subtype of tea and it is worth exploring. It can be tricky to brew Liu Bao so this article gives a full overview of how to do it.