Brewing styles

Brewing the perfect pot of tea will likely elicit as many opinions as there are tea drinkers. There are two primary brewing styles– Gongfu and Western-Style with Cold Brew gaining popularity.  What confuses many is that both Western and Gongfu styles may use the same amount of actual tea. The primary difference is that Gong fu would use a much smaller vessel and multiple infusions where Western-style teapots and cups are considerably larger and will use a longer brewing time and fewer infusions. The end result may produce the same quantity of tea but a very different flavor profile.