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by klepto
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

I noticed something tonight, the other day I brewed some yancha with my lqer pot and today I brewed it with some run of the mill porcelain gaiwan. The lqer pot gave it more body, it was a measurable difference. TBH it tasted a bit better too :mrgreen: 😁😁😁 that's only the beginning... My poor porcel...
by klepto
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

I noticed something tonight, the other day I brewed some yancha with my lqer pot and today I brewed it with some run of the mill porcelain gaiwan. The lqer pot gave it more body, it was a measurable difference. TBH it tasted a bit better too :mrgreen: Told ya 8-) You and OCTO have been enjoying the...
by klepto
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

I noticed something tonight, the other day I brewed some yancha with my lqer pot and today I brewed it with some run of the mill porcelain gaiwan. The lqer pot gave it more body, it was a measurable difference. TBH it tasted a bit better too :mrgreen:
by klepto
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Gaiwan
Replies: 68
Views: 9217

Re: Gaiwan

Finally got my hands on the teas we like thin walled flared gaiwan! Now to nitpick, i noticed that at all edges, the unglazed areas are a bit sandy. My experience is that this means the clay behind the glaze is a bit lower quality, possibly fired at lower temperatures and may stain relatively easil...
by klepto
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: What Oolong Are You Drinking
Replies: 1560
Views: 284262

Re: What Oolong Are You Drinking

1980's Tie Lou Han from EoT's tea club: Daddy likes, daddy likes!! The dry and wet leaves smell like cacao. The liquor is super thick and tastes like bittersweet chocolate powder like old school Nestles chocolate powder. The bittersweet leaves after a while and it gets very sweet. I need to hold on...
by klepto
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: What Oolong Are You Drinking
Replies: 1560
Views: 284262

Re: What Oolong Are You Drinking

1980's Tie Lou Han from EoT's tea club: Daddy likes, daddy likes!! The dry and wet leaves smell like cacao. The liquor is super thick and tastes like bittersweet chocolate powder like old school Nestles chocolate powder. The bittersweet leaves after a while and it gets very sweet. I need to hold on ...
by klepto
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

The lid is loose, and if I pour too much water in the pot tea leaks out of the top of the lid. Jinkies!!
It passed my water taste test and the Tie Lou Han was amazeballs!!
by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

Chadrinkincat wrote: ↑
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:55 pm

klepto
Nice pot!!!! I prob would have grabbed this one had I not already purchased the chubby one from them.
Thanks!! The last time I saw one I wanted I hesitated and it was gone.
by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

klepto Welcome to the club!! Nice of you to join us πŸ•³ πŸ‡ πŸ˜… πŸ˜‚ 🀣 Looks good! Curious to hear how it performs compared to your other pots. How many ml's? klepto It’s a party down here in the πŸ‡ πŸ•³..... welcome! Welcome with open arms!!! πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³ I came into TF not knowing what all this teaware was about and...
by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

@Bok Be prepared when I hit you up for oolong choices.
by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

klepto nice one! I thought it might have been you who snatched up that one! I’d divert from your usual Puerh and give roasted or aged Oolong a try :) old Zini works wonders with these... Thanks! I have plenty of puerh pots as is :P Come on... all this stinky Puerh wasted on such nice Zini :twisted:...
by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

Bok wrote: ↑
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:37 pm
klepto nice one! I thought it might have been you who snatched up that one! I’d divert from your usual Puerh and give roasted or aged Oolong a try :) old Zini works wonders with these...
Thanks! I have plenty of puerh pots as is :P
by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

I have some bad low lighting here but here's a pic from TWL:
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by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

Understandable, that you would tread lightly. Once you are in, there is no way out.... :P :o :shock: :lol: 115ml to the face! All this information and learnin'.. I'm going back to lipton tea :D.. actually I was a Tazo tea guy. Actually I am beginning to see the magic in yixing pots, my tea skills a...
by klepto
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing
Replies: 3305
Views: 326526

Re: Yixing

klepto Welcome to the club!! Nice of you to join us πŸ•³ πŸ‡ πŸ˜… πŸ˜‚ 🀣 Looks good! Curious to hear how it performs compared to your other pots. How many ml's? Thanks, it took me a while.. 115ml which is perfect for 1-2 people. Understandable, that you would tread lightly. Once you are in, there is no way ou...