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  • This is how most people main team on.

  • Sure you can do it like that.

  • It's perfectly fine.

  • But if you want to try something a little different and brew tea the traditional Chinese way, come sit down and have a cup of tea with us.

  • This is a brewing style called gongfu.

  • LTA Gongfu means skill and effort and top means CI.

  • It's a T burying ritual from Fujian that has been around as early as the 14th century, and there are many styles and ways to do it.

  • But let's keep it simple.

  • This is a basic set up T.

  • A guy won a Gondal cup and then people tea cups and a kettle.

  • You want to warm everything up first by rinsing them with hot water.

  • But before we get started, the most important part of this whole process is the tea.

  • Ideally, you want loose leaf, single origin tea, no tea bags and no flower infused blends.

  • Please.

  • The leaves and tea bags are inferior in quality, and because the leaves are crushed, the flavor is released all at once.

  • The benefit of using whole tea leaves is that the flavor will come out slowly and you could make more bruise.

  • Generally speaking, there are six types of tea today.

  • I'm going to go with you.

  • Long tea from Taiwan.

  • I'm putting in around 5 g.

  • This is a guy one.

  • It'll be used for brewing, not for drinking.

  • Put some tea in.

  • Your guy won now through some water and pour it in.

  • Okay, let's continue till the cap.

  • Lift up a pinky and pour the tea into this.

  • This is called a golden doll Cup.

  • Things has used to portion out the tea, then fill the teacups and pour everything into the empty bowl.

  • You do not drink this first round.

  • You're just warming up the tea set and washing the leaves of dust and other impurities.

  • Next, take this opportunity to smell the tea and enjoy its aroma.

  • Okay, now we repeat the steps.

  • Pour hot water in and wait.

  • You can cheat by opening up the lid and looking at the color of the tea when it's done till the lid and for the liquid into the Golden Doll Cup.

  • Notice that I'm always pouring towards me and that the equipment is a comfortable distance.

  • Don't do it like this or this then pour into the teacups, making sure the spout is angled towards your body.

  • This is done out of politeness.

  • Drink, then repeat up to four times.

  • So how much should the water be?

  • Tease that are lighter, like green tea should be brewed at 80 to 85 degrees Celsius.

  • T that are darker and more fermented.

  • Require a water temperature that reaches boiling at 100 degrees Celsius today with Poland T.

  • I'm working with 85 degrees Celsius for lighter tease you can use a guy won the guy once advantages that you can see the color of the T easily.

  • But if the water temperature is too hot, it can be difficult to hold for darker tease that need a higher temperature.

  • Use a tea pot.

  • A teapot is good at trapping in heat, and the handle makes for easy holding you.

  • If you're using a teapot, the process is more or less the same.

  • Foreign water cover.

  • Wait.

  • Pour the tea into the Gondal Cup.

  • This should be one fluid movement portion out into the tea cups and enjoy.

  • Now that you know the basics, here are some tips.

  • The number of times you can brew really depends on how much tur brewing and what type of two you're using, but generally you can get up to four brews with that said, Adjust your brewing time every time you brew tea leaves wear out to the more bruise you make, the longer you have to wait again.

  • There is a lot of material out there about the ideal temperature and Tito water ratio.

  • But don't get caught up in all of that experiment.

  • Or keep a notebook with your ideal ratios.

  • For many people, this T pouring ritual is a type of meditation, and for others, it's just a fun way to enjoy tea.

  • So give it a try.

  • And, hey, if this isn't your cup of tea, this will always dio.

  • So here's a fun fact.

  • All tease whether green, black or white come from this Camelia sinensis.

  • It's how the leaves a process that makes all the difference.

  • We made an entire video about this.

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How to Brew Chinese Tea the Right Way

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/04
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