• by vinux

What kind of tea is suitable for a light purple mud teapot? Light purple mud belongs to purple mud. It has finer texture and slightly reddish color, so it is suitable for the same kind of tea as Purple Mud, such as Pu’er, Oolong Tea and Black Tea. Most common teas can also be brewed.

In addition to the clear water purple sand pot suitable for brewing tea, here are several Mud Purple Sand Pots suitable for brewing different teas:

Red mud

The number of eyes is high, the density is high, meticulous and delicate, with less loss of absorption to high-scented fragrance, polyphenol poplar incense, which can be matched with oolong tea, flower tea, iron guanyin, medium-cultivated fire tea categories and high-scented red teas (Zhengshan Xiao Zhong, Jin Junmei) are all available.

Two paragraphs of mud.

This is a symbiotic mine of Ben Shan Lu Ni He Zi Ni, clean and simple, suitable for green tea, slightly fermented white tea, Tie Guan Yin, Sheng Pu. Actually red tea is also ok, the key lies in how you cultivate it.

Descending mud

Between Huanglong Mountain and Qinglong Mountain, a symbiotic mine of purple mud, red mud, and the mountain’s green mud was discovered. It has excellent air permeability and is suitable for brewing Iron Buddha Tea, Rock Tea, Raw Pu’er Tea, and creating a pure taste.

Tea with different densities of purple sand teapots tastes different. If the tea needs to be light and fragrant, then use a high-density clay or porcelain teapot to brew it, such as green tea, flower tea, white tea, clear tea, red tea, etc.

Coarse pottery and purple clay purple sand pot are suitable for brewing tea with a low and mellow flavor, such as Tieguanyin, Narcissus, Bodhisattva Hand, and fermented Pu’er. The taste is naturally strong and far-reaching.

The relationship between different types of vessels and tea brewing is that the shape and size of the vessel can affect the quality of the brewed tea. Different shapes and sizes allow for a different amount of heat retention, which can affect how quickly the tea leaves dissolve in boiling water. The color, flavor and aroma of the brewed tea may also be impacted by changes in temperature and time.

The large-mouthed purple sand teapot is suitable for infusing teas that can’t be steeped.

For example, green tea includes Longjing, Biluochun, Maojian, White Tea, Longjing, Yinhao, Fragrant Slice and Baihao Wulong. These kinds of teas can not be steeped for a long time. They should be brewed with a large purple clay pot to achieve high temperature instantly. When brewing, you can also choose to lift the lid of the pot.

After brewing tea leaves, it is easy to observe the spreading of tea leaves and the color, density of the tea soup by opening the lid. It will be beneficial for appreciating tea leaves and controlling the tea soup.

A small-mouthed purple clay teapot suitable for making tea that can be steeped.

For example, red tea includes Lapsang Souchong and Jin Jun Mei, oolong tea includes Tieguanyin and cinnamon, black tea includes Pu’er and Yuan Cha, etc. These types of tea can be steeped with a small purple sand teapot.

So, how to use a purple clay teapot to make tea? Here is the specific method:
1. Rinse the teapot with boiling water;
2. Put tea leaves in the pot and fill it with hot water;
3. Steep for about three minutes, or according to individual preference;
4. Pour out the tea into cups and enjoy!

The first step of making tea with a purple clay teapot is to warm the teapot and cup.

Tea making requires that both the teapot and tea cup should be heated with hot water, so as to clean the pot and remove mould, as well as warm it up and bring out its aroma. Soaking everything thoroughly can prevent dirt from building up due to frequent tea brewing, while also eliminating impurities which are not good for one’s health.

The second step of making tea with a purple clay teapot: Add the tea leaves.

First, select a type of tea. Put about one-fifth of the amount of tea usually used for the teapot into the teapot. The amount of tea should be controlled properly; too much will make it taste strong, and too little will make it tasteless.

The third step of brewing tea with a purple sand teapot is to rinse the tea.

Next, pour hot water into the teapot and immediately discard the water in the teapot. If there is foam, use the lid of the pot to gently scrape it off. This is also called washing tea. The purpose is to filter out any impurities on the surface of the tea leaves.

The fourth step to making tea in a Zisha teapot is to taste the tea.

Then use appropriate boiling water to brew again. Green tea should be brewed at 80℃, and red tea, Pu-erh tea, Oolong tea and Tuo Cha should be brewed at 90~100℃. The steeping time is affected by many factors such as the type of tea leaves, the amount of teas put in, the temperature of the water and the capacity of the pot. It’s not difficult to master this step with some practice. By repeating this step you can enjoy your tea carefully.

The above content is introduced here. After brewing tea with a purple clay teapot, take out the lid, turn the bottom of the pot up to the sky and let it dry naturally with the mouth facing down. In this way, with these five simple steps, you can enjoy the good tea brewed by a purple clay teapot.