What is Tetsubin? The Secret About Cast Iron Kettle.
Nowadays, Japanese iron kettles have a stable market in the world and have a large number of stable fans in a short period of time. This depends to a large extent on the market and life value of iron kettles. Its market value will not be discussed yet. Talk about the value of drinking tea unilaterally from its life. You can buy cast iron kettles from Japan in this mall.
Using an iron kettle to boil water to make tea is not a blind follower that rushes to follow the tide. It is a kind of elegance, a kind of health preservation, a kind of trend. After all, using an iron kettle to boil water to make tea has its own unique advantages and implications.
"Boiled water in an iron kettle can achieve a real "boiling" and it can stimulate the fragrance of tea."
When making tea, it’s better to make the water just boil and bubble. If you use this kind of water to make tea, the tea soup will have a good fragrance; if it is boiled many times, the gas (especially carbon dioxide) that has been dissolved in the water will continue to be removed, making the boiling water "old" ", affect the freshness of the tea; if the boiling is not enough, the temperature is too low, commonly known as "water tender", is not conducive to the leaching of the ingredients in the tea.
The iron kettle is the best water for making tea.
Compared with common kettles such as "soaking", the iron kettle has more uniform heat conduction. When heating, the bottom and surrounding areas of the water are heated, and the temperature can be fully increased to achieve true boiling. When brewing tea with high aroma , Such as "Tieguanyin" and Pu'er old tea, make the tea fragrance to the fullest.
"No iron pot, no life"
The tea set is an important factor in the aesthetics of the tea ceremony, and the iron kettle is a water-boiling tool with great artistic aesthetic value, which fully meets the aesthetic requirements of the pure tea ceremony.
From the tea ceremony aesthetics, there are six elements of tea beauty, water beauty, instrument beauty, environment beauty, human beauty, and art beauty. Among them, the “beauty of instrument” means that the tools used to make tea must be pleasing to the eye. If the brewing tool does not have a certain aesthetic, it will also affect the mood of the tea taster.
After hundreds of years of accumulation, Japanese iron kettles have evolved into practical works of art with a variety of shapes and varied artistic styles. The ornamentation of the iron kettle is also extremely rich, either from nature or from the artistic projection of ideas. It is like a Chinese painting presented and interpreted in the form of relief, with a considerable artistic beauty.
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