Chip wrote:Most of the Japanese exhibitors had either yuzamashi or used cups to cool very hot water. They all had kettles of some kind. All used kyusu-s. Den used the exact same kyusu over and over. Others would switch up. Completely rinsing out the kyusu between "sessions" was not realistic so no attempt was made to do so.
Must have been interesting to have these people prepare their teas for you. Did you by any chance catch some of that on video with your cell phone?
Chip wrote:The one thing I took from the experience ... WATER. I will post a green tea topic on this subject.
Looking forward to what you have to say on this subject!