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Tokoname Teapot 16375

Tokoname Teapot 16375
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SKU
16375
Shipping Weight
300.00 grams
Material
Ceramic
Clay Color
Green
Infuser Screen
"Belt" 360 stainless inner wrap-around
Locality/Style
Tokoname-yaki
Good For Brewing
Light Steamed Green Tea
General Green Tea Brewing - All Types
Single Servings
Size
#15 (270ml/9oz)
Glazed
No
Market price:
$31.02
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A very nice handcrafted teapot from Tokoname Japan. Perfect for brewing single cups of green tea, this teapot was designed for general green tea brewing. Built-in stainless steel infuser screen wraps 360 degrees around the inside of the spout. Very handy and sized for brewing a single cup or two of regular sencha. This teapot ca be used for fukamushi green tea or gyokuro as well. However due to the small leaf particle size of fukamushi-cha, small particles of leaf might occasionally become embedded in the infusor screen. If you are primarily a deep steamed green tea lover, a teapot dedicated to those would probably be more suitable.

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Griff
Jun 18, 2012
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I've been using this kyusu for almost a week now (about 15 sessions) and have been extremely happy with my purchase.

Appearance:

It's a beautiful kyusu. It's decoration is very well executed and quite lovely. To my eye, all the components of this teapot (handle, lid, spout, etc) are nicely proportioned. The little loop on top is also a unique feature, which I love. The small size of the kyusu also makes it look very cute as well :)

Ease of Brewing/Use:

The 360 stainless steel filter works very well. With the exception of extremely fine tea particles, no leaf gets through. It pours extremely fast, even when brewing Fukamushi (which I brew a lot). It holds 270ml. This translates into a max of two 'Japanese sized' cups. So if you are a solo drinker, or only typically have tea with one other person, it will work well. The pour is very smooth, and doesn't dribble down the outside of the spout.

Quality/Craftsmanship:

This kyusu was made to a very high standard.

Advantages: Excellent Kyusu!
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