Comparing Two Kinds of Jin Jun Mei

You may have picked up by now that I am a huge fan of Fujian Black teas. And the king of Fujian black teas is none other than Jin Jun Mei. Jin Jun Mei is picked only once a year and consists entirely of buds and is the highest grade of black tea (not sure … Continue reading Comparing Two Kinds of Jin Jun Mei

Comparing The Effect of Different Sized Brewing Vessels

I've been brewing tea with my tiny gaiwan lately and I have noticed a pattern. The tea seems to taste better than I remember it tasting in my slightly larger gaiwans. As it turns out, I just happen to have a much larger gaiwan that is the same material as my tiny one, which naturally … Continue reading Comparing The Effect of Different Sized Brewing Vessels