Sat/Sun TeaDay 8/20/11 TEA/pot/cups?

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Which do you collect more of, TEA, Teapots, Teacups, other Tea-Related item? Please be sure to share.

TEA
12
52%
Teapots
3
13%
Teacups
7
30%
Other
1
4%
 
Total votes: 23

Re: Sat/Sun TeaDay 8/20/11 TEA/pot/cups?

Postby debunix » Aug 21st, '11, 21:41

Probably more cups than pots, because it's easier to justify to myself (different sizes/shapes for different teas) and harder to resist 'just one more' that varies in shape/glaze/maker from the rest.

This weekend, I've mostly been drinking the 97 Wild YiWu puerh from auhckw, which kept me in a lot of tea over three days. But of course I've also had some sencha (still working on the "Aoi" from O-Cha; some Yunnan silver needle from Norbu; Huang Jin Gui and Jin Guan Yin oolongs from Norbu, including iced; and now some Tai Pin Hou Kui from Jing Tea Shop. A very nice tea weekend, with the one puerh sometimes alternating infusions with the green oolongs, nicely counterbalancing all of them. That's one powerful puerh.
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Re: Sat/Sun TeaDay 8/20/11 TEA/pot/cups?

Postby AdamMY » Aug 21st, '11, 22:03

I definitely collect far more cups. That being said Teapots may soon be on the rise, but likely not for awhile yet.
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Re: Sat/Sun TeaDay 8/20/11 TEA/pot/cups?

Postby Nenugal » Aug 22nd, '11, 03:15

Cups for me too. Today I had fukamushi sencha and sheng, and finally some darjeeling.
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Re: Sat/Sun TeaDay 8/20/11 TEA/pot/cups?

Postby Chasm » Aug 23rd, '11, 10:52

If you count a set of cups as one item, I'm not sure which I have more of -- cups or infusion vessels. I've been trying to keep both under control.
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Re: Sat/Sun TeaDay 8/20/11 TEA/pot/cups?

Postby Chasm » Aug 23rd, '11, 10:53

Is a chawan a cup or a pot? Because it's really both. :mrgreen:
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Re: Sat/Sun TeaDay 8/20/11 TEA/pot/cups?

Postby Chip » Aug 23rd, '11, 11:43

Chasm wrote:Is a chawan a cup or a pot? Because it's really both. :mrgreen:

Hm, this question has come up before. Sort of philosophical. I would say it is more so a cup since you do not brew matcha. However I could understand the other side.
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