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    Great little cups. Initially, I didn't realize how small they were, but soon came to prefer them over larger cups. The size forces you to drink slowly, and savor the tea, rather than gulping it down.

At first glance, this cup may appear to be very small but I love it for tasting tea. It is the perfect little sipper and the white colour and shallow profile means that assessing the colour of your tea liquor is so much easier.

This cup is traditionally used for Chaozhou style brewing. In this form of Gong Fu Brewing, the brewer dispenses with a Gong Dao Bei and instead pours directly from the Gaiwan into three small cups in a repeating circular motion. The skill is to try to ensure that all cups receive an even-strength brew by blending the earlier parts of the pour with the last few drops. Try it out - we have included an option for a Chaozhou bundle set with 1 small Gaiwan and three of these cups for a lower price. Even if you are brewing just for yourself or for two people you ALWAYS use three cups (someone receives an extra cup).

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