Exempt wrote:The teapot from sample tea came. It seems to have generally good workmanship besides the spout being little lower than the handle and lid. It is a dark brick red/orange/purple. I'm about to brew up some da hong pao I have because I can't wait to use it, but when the teamaster pot comes and jing teas arrive I'll compare them with those and see which is better for wuyi's.
Hope you boiled/seasoned it first?
Having the spout lower than the handle and lid is supposed to prevent dribbling from around the lid, although all of my pots have spouts higher than the handles.