How to Make Tea in a Gaiwan or Yixing Pot

Brewing Tea with a Chinese Gaiwan Cup

 

Brewing Tea in a Yixing Pot

Tea Type Tea leaves Yixing pot size Temperature
Steep time for each infusion
Wulong 8 grams 4-7 ounces 100°C (212°F) 3o s, 30 s, 1 min, 1, 2, 3, 5
Puer 5 grams 6-8 ounces 100°C (212°F) Optional rinse, 1 min, 1, 2, 3, 3, 5, 8