Sotya Tetsubin Japanese Cast Iron Tea Pot Kettle, 1.3-Quart
Last updated date: June 30, 2020
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In our analysis of 63 expert reviews, the Sotya Sotya Tetsubin Japanese Cast Iron Tea Pot Kettle, 1.3-Quart placed 8th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.
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From The Manufacturer
ABOUT SOTYA SOTYA brand established in 2010,leading a team focus on producing traditional japanese cast iron teapot.SOTYA artisan combined the spirit of the tea ceremony into the iron teapot production,enhance the intrinsic value of iron teapot. Use and Maintenance 1.When first use, put 5-10 grams of tea into the iron pot and brewing for about 10 minutes.A tannin film will cover the inside of the pot, which is the reaction of tannin from tea leaves and Fe2+ from iron pot, will protect the pot from rusting and remove the odor of new pot.Pour away the water when boiled, then repeat brewing 2-3 times untile the water is clear. 2.Iron pot be used for about 5 days, there will be red internal like rust, about 10 days there will be white scale, after long-term use, the interior will be all red,but if the boiled water is still clear,do not remove it,as it is not rust so no need to wipe or wash it. 3.Every time after uses, do not forget to empty the pot. Take the lid off when drying, the remaining water will slowly be evaporated. 4.Please do not wash or rub the teapot inside or outside with a sponge, detergent, brush or cleaning implement.You may polish the surface of the teapot with a lightly squeezed soft cloth, which has been soaked with tea as this will help to keep it looking glossy. cast iron teapot=boiled water The teapot can be used to boil water directly on the stove,the radiant-cooker and a low flame will be more fit to it. cast iron teapot=make tea There is a stainless steel mesh,you can put loose tea or tea bags into teapot to make tea directly.Iron pot boiling water tast like spring water,enhance tea aroma.Exquisite tea service,alluring smell of tea. cast iron teapot=artwork Retro styling, unique design and the beautiful exterior of teapot is quite rare and very collectable.
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An Overview On Tea Pot Kettles
Only water beats out tea as the most widely consumed beverage in the world. In fact, the United States alone saw tea sales of over $12 billion in 2018. If you find yourself among these numbers, you’ll want to invest in a quality stovetop teapot kettle.
Determine whether you’d like a kettle made of stainless steel, which doesn’t rust or stain, or one constructed from heat-resistant borosilicate glass. Glass models allow you to actually see the tea as it brews.
Decide whether you’d like a model that also has an infuser for use with loose and blooming teas. There are tea kettles that have built-in infusers, as well as pots that have removable infusers. You’ll even find units with an infuser basket that can be placed directly in your teacup.
Check the tea kettle’s handle. You want to make sure it has an ergonomic design that is comfortable to hold. It may come with a silicone coating to keep your hand from slipping. If the teapot has a covering over the spout, you’ll want a handle with a simple touch-button, so that you can open the spout with one hand while holding your teacup in the other.
Consider stovetop teapot kettles that come with a few extras. For example, you may find a model that includes a loose tea sampler and four serving mugs. This set is especially a great choice if you are in need of a housewarming, holiday or birthday gift.
DWYM Fun Fact
Did you know that even though there are countless teas for sale, they all come from the evergreen shrub known as Camellia sinensis, also commonly referred to as the tea plant? Here are a few more fun facts about tea:
- While tea was first introduced to Russia in the 1600s, it didn’t make its way to Canada until 1716.
- There are four main tea varieties. They include black, oolong, green and white tea.
- Tea is naturally rich in antioxidants.
- The most costly tea to brew is the Chinese tea Tieguanyin, which runs about $1,500 per pound.
The Tea Pot Kettle Buying Guide
- Most stovetop teapot kettles are not suitable for use with an induction stove or cooktop.
- Be careful of teapots that sputter water before you open the spout. The water will be hot enough to scald your skin.
- There are models that are both microwave- and refrigerator-safe if that is a feature that interests you.
- Check the stovetop teapot kettle’s cleaning instructions. Some must be washed by hand using dish soap and warm water, while others are listed as okay to place on the top shelf of a dishwasher.
- If you use loose teas, make sure you store them in a sealed container in a cool dry location. Otherwise, they will absorb the moisture from the air.
- Construction materials play the biggest role in the price of stovetop teapot kettles. You’ll find glass kettles cost less than stainless steel models. When comparing the glass kettles, you’ll need to consider whether the kettle is being sold with or without accessories. For example, the Kitchen Kite Stove Top Tea Kettle Infuser, 1-Quart costs slightly more than the Hiware Glass Teapot with Infuser, 1-Quart due to the fact that it comes with four glass mugs and a loose-tea sampler.