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Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by iGo » Aug 7th 15 8:18 pm

http://www.sharpusa.com/forhome/homeapp ... akers.aspx

Do you think they're paraphrasing the Lankavatara Sutra when they write, " Actual product may not be exactly as shown"?

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by bonescwa » Aug 7th 15 9:27 pm

I want to sue them for assault and damage of my spirit and internal essence.

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by pizzapotamus » Aug 7th 15 10:37 pm

It could be worse, much much worse. k-cup matcha
For extra horror read the reviews.

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by steanze » Aug 8th 15 12:18 am

iGo wrote:http://www.sharpusa.com/forhome/homeapp ... akers.aspx

Do you think they're paraphrasing the Lankavatara Sutra when they write, " Actual product may not be exactly as shown"?
Actually, I have one and it brews excellent tea.










:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: just kidding...

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by tingjunkie » Aug 8th 15 5:54 am

First really good topic in a while!

A perennial favorite.

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by chamekke » Aug 8th 15 6:41 am

pizzapotamus wrote:It could be worse, much much worse. k-cup matcha
For extra horror read the reviews.
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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by Drax » Aug 8th 15 8:35 pm

Okay, I have to admit... I can almost understand the utility of the first matcha brewer, because at least it has a mortar that grinds the tencha, with an adjustment for fine or coarse.

However.... the brewing part looks terrible. It doesn't come out frothy at all. Maybe that's not technically a requirement for brewing the tea, but it seems like an integral part of the presentation.

And meanwhile, the end of the video suggests grinding all sorts of tea into powders. Hmmmmmmm..... maybe sencha. Not sure about anything else...

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by pizzapotamus » Aug 8th 15 11:21 pm

Ya, just on the first look it seemed a bit silly to me like those infomercials where people are unable to perform the most basic everyday tasks, really is wisking matcha that much effort? Then I saw the grinding, which actually seems like a reasonable idea in theory you'd have things fresher. However looking at the results...not so good...and their suggestions to make something like an oolong "matcha" latte show just how serious they are with their claims to a traditional result.

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by Frisbeehead » Aug 9th 15 1:27 am

pizzapotamus wrote:something like an oolong "matcha" latte
Wh...what? :|

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by entropyembrace » Aug 9th 15 1:52 am

I was thinking just the other day that it might be good to grind other teas into a very fine matcha-like powder to add the flavour to things like shortbread cookies... :lol:

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by Drax » Aug 11th 15 2:05 am

Now that does sound interesting, ee! I'd definitely be interested in more experiments in cooking w/ tea (and in ways that doesn't involve soaking something in brewed tea).

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Re: Not my teaware and I'm happy about it.

by sulkhogan » Aug 18th 15 12:48 am

:shock: The horror! At least at $299.99 it's pretty unlikely that this thing will turn too many people off from proper matcha.