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- Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:22 pm
- Forum: Vendor Discussion & Recommendation
- Topic: Tea Hong
- Replies: 2
- Views: 1164
i have not bought from them in years, but it was generally pretty decent stuff. their tea descriptions i think are overhyped. it's marketing, after all. just pay attention to the price to keep expectations in line. a lot of their yancha i tried was on the greener side. one of their higher priced dan...
- Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:42 am
- Forum: Herbal Tea
- Topic: What Herbal Are You Drinking
- Replies: 45
- Views: 16442
Rose damascena from hojo ... Brewed 6 rose buds in 450 mL pot for 40s. Then this was followed by 30s brews. Infusion is quite green. The rose scent is quiet but calming. The soup is a bit oily with smooth mouthfeel. It has a caramel sweetness and floral aroma (as expected) with persistent aftertast...
- Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:32 pm
- Forum: Tea Swap
- Topic: WTS A bunch of Kyusu and Hohin - Something for everyone!
- Replies: 8
- Views: 890
nice stuff, Darbotek.
pedant Very sad to learn from your post that Ken Shimkizu passed away. When? He was such a good potter. I like his work and to watch him working on YT-Videos - I've bookmarked some of them and just rewatched. But Watanabe Tozo is fine - I hope? I've just bought a beautiful Kyūsu made by him. he was...
- Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:25 pm
- Forum: Miscellaneous
- Topic: Your First Teapot... show off!
- Replies: 20
- Views: 3075
also, AN used to have pots by Koshin. i'm not seeing any for sale now, but you can browse their past inventory for fun if you want:
- Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:11 pm
- Forum: Kettles & Heating Elements
- Topic: How to make a teaboy with a digital micro oven and a string.
- Replies: 4
- Views: 364
welcome, GushuDino69 . please introduce yourself :mrgreen: it depends a bit on how long you want to age, but imo tea ages better (or at least faster) broken up anyways. maocha (non-compressed tea) also ages faster. a main downside is it takes up more storage space. there are no special precautions t...
- Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:56 pm
- Forum: Tea Swap
- Topic: FS: Wistaria's Hong Yin & Lan Yin
- Replies: 17
- Views: 2189
the way it works is new users need to have their first few posts manually approved just as an anti-spam thing. although i don't know if it's common to spam via PM, sending (but not receiving) PMs is also disabled. new users' names are displayed in purple, and New user appears below. once you make a ...
- Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:39 am
- Forum: Repair & Cleaning
- Topic: Cleaning: Awakening & Resetting Unglazed Ceramics / Yixing
- Replies: 139
- Views: 32893
One thing I have wondered... Is there any reasonwhy lye is not commonly a part of the discussion when it comes to resetting teapots? I recently treated a vintage cast iron pan to a lye bath and was mindblown when I saw how effective it was in removing almost a century's worth of gunk and grease. Wh...