Things to Consider When Purchasing a Teapot
For drinking tea to be a soothing experience, you want to have the best teapot that can meet your needs. Our top picks are all high quality, and you'll have an excellent experience no matter which one you select. If you haven't sorted out which one is calling your name yet, here are some tips on how to pick the best of the best.
Built-In or Separate Infuser
Tea aficionados will tell you that the best way to brew tea is with loose leaf material and not tea bags. To make it easy to do this, then, you'll need an infuser to hold the leaves so that you don't have to filter them out yourself.
Some teapots will come with built-in infusers, giving you an all in one experience that's simple to prepare and clean. Other pots don't come with this, so, if you pick one up, you'll need to purchase an infuser separately. If you choose a teapot with a built-in infuser, you should confirm that the design is easy to use and clean for added convenience.
It's no secret that teapots come in a multitude of materials, and they have different effects on the brewing itself. To give you a quick overview, here are some of the conventional materials used in teapots and their properties:
Teapots made from these different materials will all do you well, but they do have their pros and cons. It can help to do a little extra research on how to care for these teapots before you make a final purchase!