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Keep the Lid on Your Gaiwan!

Awhile ago, we wrote about some tricks for using a gaiwan. One of the things we didn’t include, because quite frankly it seemed too obvious, was keeping the lid on the gaiwan during steeping. Amazingly, though, some folks are surprised … Continue reading

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3 Gaiwans Do a Face-Off with Phoenix Dancong Honey Orchid

There are lots of tea vendors in the world who have Dancong Oolongs for sale. But that’s just the problem. They are listed as plain old “Dancong Oolong” teas. The teas infusing here in our 3-way gaiwan face off are … Continue reading

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5 Advantages of Using Glass Teawares

Glass is one of the wonders of our age, even though it’s been around for a very long time. The technology for making glass objects has advanced greatly due to our modern machine age. Thinner, stronger glass makes possible such … Continue reading

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