I prefer loose-leaf teas but I do like to keep some tea bags around for travel. I prefer black teas (especially Yunnans), dark oolongs, and pu’erh. My #1 favorite is Jasmine Golden Yunnan from thepuriTea.com.
Most used pots:
12oz blue tetsubin (1.75-2.0 grams of leaf. teas steeped in this get a spoon-full of sugar)
10oz green tetsubin (1.55-1.65 grams of leaf. teas steeped in this get less than a spoon-full of sugar)
5oz gaiwan (4.0-4.15 grams of leaf. no sugar)
4oz gaiwan (2.5-3 grams of leaf. no sugar)
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States