Poll: How many grams?


One of the intentionally aged teas, Pu-Erh has a loyal following.

How many grams (per 100ml)?

2
2
4%
5
24
48%
7
17
34%
10
4
8%
12
2
4%
15
0
No votes
MOAR
1
2%
 
Total votes : 50

Poll: How many grams?

Postby brandon » Jul 25th, '11, 13:14

How many grams of raw puerh (2004 and up) in 100ml?
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby TIM » Jul 25th, '11, 13:20

brandon wrote:How many grams of raw puerh (2004 and up) in 100ml?


This is Fun :lol:
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby debunix » Jul 25th, '11, 13:26

Selecting 2, because the answer could be between 2 and 5, but usually for the young powerful stuff it's on the lower end.
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby auhckw » Jul 25th, '11, 13:41

Hard to say, depends on how strong the Pu... but for my rule of thumb
1g:30ml - raw
1g:20ml - ripe
then adjust the speed of the brewing
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby Drax » Jul 25th, '11, 13:59

debunix wrote:Selecting 2, because the answer could be between 2 and 5, but usually for the young powerful stuff it's on the lower end.


"Ditto" on the in-between part, but I selected "5" as to err on the side of more....! :D
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby pb2q » Jul 25th, '11, 14:06

5-6g per 75ml gaiwan, 45-50ml tea liquid results
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby tea-awed » Jul 25th, '11, 15:25

It's hard to say. It so much depends on the sheng. Some more some less but when I'm trying a new one I usually put about 5gms in my 90ml gaiwan.
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby nickE » Jul 25th, '11, 15:55

7-10g per 100ml, depending on the tea and my mood.
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby lkj23 » Jul 25th, '11, 16:12

5gr-100ml and 7gr-150ml is the best ratio for me
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby AdamMY » Jul 25th, '11, 16:26

For Young stuff I am in the 7-10 grams per 100 ml area, so just to be safe I rounded it down to 7.
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby entropyembrace » Jul 25th, '11, 16:29

I´d use about 12g for a 100ml pot (I use 14-15g for 120ml)
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby gasninja » Jul 25th, '11, 17:21

Entropye... wrote:I´d use about 12g for a 100ml pot (I use 14-15g for 120ml)

your badass I think seven is a good starting point of course thats in my 90 ml gaiwan.
Does anyone know a placethat has a selection of good yixings under a hundred mls my aged sheng pot is one thirty I would much rather have a 70ml pot.
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby the_skua » Jul 25th, '11, 17:59

I like this.

7g is pretty solid, but seems a touch light. What's with all the 5g responses...kind of surprised there.

Also, I think most people would be surprised to learn that their "100 mL" vessel actually holds significantly more or less than exactly 100mL. A gaiwan sold to me as 100mL in fact holds 83mL.
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby lkj23 » Jul 25th, '11, 18:06

the_skua wrote:Also, I think most people would be surprised to learn that their "100 mL" vessel actually holds significantly more or less than exactly 100mL. A gaiwan sold to me as 100mL in fact holds 83mL.


Interesting, I have always thought on that, I have to check my vessels to see the real volume they hold.
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Re: Poll: How many grams?

Postby debunix » Jul 25th, '11, 19:24

I check mine by weight: put the pot on the scale, tare (reset to zero), and add water.

My 40mL yixing holds 28 mL without spilling when I put the lid on, my 30mL gaiwan holds 45mL comfortably, and up to 60 at the brim, and my 60mL Chao Zhou pot holds 85mL to the brim, 75mL at comfortable brewing level.
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