3 perspectives on the amount of tea for a Gaiwan

Can you guess the tea?

I think it’s important to preface that this isn’t talking about 功夫茶/工夫茶 specifically since after all, there are many different ways of brewing tea with the gaiwan whether they’ve been documented in museums or elsewhere。Rather, this piece is focusing on three different viewpoints on the amount of tea per 100g of water you should use for this particular brewing vessel. These perspectives come from tea veterans/teaheads/tea-hobbyist (however you wanna call it) and one certified tea master by the Mainland that I’ve talked to during my time in Hong Kong between 2019-2020.

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