Use soft water for preparation of tea.
It is suitable to effectively extract most of the substances from tea leaf.
Hard water is not suitable because it contains higher level of mineral ions which suppress extraction of substances from leaf, subsequently, the taste become very flat and thin.
Use fresh water which has not boiled before.
Bring the cold water to boil.Beforehand, it is important to warm the teapot well by rinsing it out with boiled water.
This should be done just before adding the tea leaves, so that leaves benefit from a gentle humid heat.
We suggest using china ware to brew Keemun.