Friday, June 26, 2020

The six basic elements of tea tasting

There are six basic elements of tea tasting: tea selection, water selection, preparation, elegant room, brewing, and tea tasting.

the first

Choose tea. When choosing tea, choose good tea leaves, pay attention to the uniform appearance of the tea leaves, the size, length, and color should be consistent. Good tea should be oily and shiny, and the fragrance is pleasant and pleasant; the packaging label should meet the requirements, and indicate the production date and shelf life, and Pay attention to see if there is any damage, rust or ink spots on the packaging.


Choose water. The standard for selecting water in "The Tea Classics" is: "The water is mountain water, river water, and well water. The mountain water is picked by the slow-flowers in the Ruquan stone pool." The river water is medium, and the well water is the second most. Use mountain water to find the living water dripping from the stalactite and flowing out of the cliff, and scoop it out for clear water. Of course, most of the barrels of purified water or mineral water used by people nowadays have little knowledge about the use of water in the Tea Classic. Therefore, the barrels of pure water at home can be used to boil tea.


Standby. Selection of tea set when tasting tea. Make tea preparations, see occasions, number of people, and tea. The tea set is for making tea, first of all, it is practical and convenient, and secondly, it is the pursuit of beauty. The tea set, either elegant, simple, or modern, has its own charm, not pursuing luxury and nobility, let alone red, red, green, or strange shapes, otherwise it may be suspected of being the guest.


Elegant room. The tea-tasting environment pursues a "quiet" word. The quiet and elegant environment is the best choice for tea tasting. The requirements for tea tasting environment are clean, quiet and elegant. In addition to pursuing "clean", "elegant" and "clean", we must also pay attention to the softness of light and the circulation of air.


The procedure for brewing tea. Prepare equipment, boil water, prepare tea, warm cup (pot), set tea, brew, serve tea, and collect utensils.


Tasting tea. Tasting tea is different from drinking tea. Drinking tea is mainly to understand thirst and meet physiological needs; to taste tea is to pursue spiritual satisfaction, focusing on the mood, and never drink a cup of tea soup in one bite, drink tea as an art appreciation, careful Sip and slowly perceive, get the aesthetic pleasure from the wonderful color, fragrance, taste and shape of the tea soup, triggering association and expressing your emotions from different angles.

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