Think you have skills pouring tea?
In this video you will see guys like this in Bangkok – so amazing you'll wonder if they ever won in bartender competitions.
The technique may seem a little showy or unnecessary (like, are dusts going to my tea as well?), but there is actually a reason behind this technique.
Similar to the suggestion that a cocktail be shaken aggressively for 15-20 seconds to incorporate some air and bring out all the flavors, the same theory applies here: the high altitude pour should provide a fresher, brighter tea (and, quite possibly, a hefty dry cleaning bill!).
Check it out:
Tea Video: The Tea Bender