Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot

Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot

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Our traditional Japanese hobnail pattern cast iron tea pot symbolizes strength and they are enameled on the inside promoting years of use, preventing rust and oxidization, and is equipped with a stainless steel mesh infuser for use with loose-leaf tea, the ideal way to brew. - A TEAVANA EXCLUSIVE

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TeavanaHobnail Cast Iron Teapot
 
4.3

(based on 19 reviews)

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    (14)

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    (2)

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    (3)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (6)
  • Aromatic (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime (9)
      • Tea Body:
      • Medium (4)
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Citrusy (3), Fruity (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Tea enthusiast (9), Health conscious (8), Health nut (3), High-end shopper (3)

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    1.0

    Lining Peels

    By Jimbo

    from Michigan

    About Me Health Conscious, Tea Enthusiast

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

          Received it as a gift - seemed great at first, then the lining around the top started to peel off. I took it back to the store and got a replacement, but now it's starting to happen a bit with that one too. I clean it only with warm water and a rag.

          It seems like this is a defect common to many Teavana teapots.

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          (6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          BUYER BEWARE

          By EJ

          from NEW YORK

          About Me High-End Shopper

          Pros

          • Aromatic

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Evening

            Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

            PURCHASED THE BLACK POT SPENDING OVER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS WHEN I ARRIVED HOME THE HANDLE WASN'T ATTACHED I STRUGGLED WITH IT FOR ALMOST ONE HOUR THEN DECIDED TO RETURN IT THE NEXT DAY TO BE TOLD THE MANUFACTURER MADE AN ERROR IT OBVIOUSLY WAS NOT THE FIRST TIME BY THE SALESPERSONS RESPONSE I DID NOT EXPECT DEFECTIVE MATERIAL FROM MADISON AVENUE!

            • Tea Body:
            • Medium
            • Tea Flavor:
            • Vegetal

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            (18 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Defective?

            By Amy H

            from Dayton, OH

            About Me Health Conscious, Health Nut, Occasional Tea Drinker

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              Cons

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                  Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                  I used this pot every day for about 3 weeks then I noticed the inside lining was peeling off! If I stick my fingers on the inside rim you can actually hear the lining stick to your fingers and then come off the pot (like a suction sound). So disappointed! I only washed it with water, the pot was never submerged in water and the water temp for the tea was always below boiling. I'm hoping this was defective, but I also bought the hobnail cups and the lining also came off those, I returned them a few weeks ago for ceramic. Unfortunately this pot needs to be returned, so disappointed.

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Very happy with my new purchase.

                  By Marcus Me

                  from Irvine, Ca

                  About Me Health Conscious, High-End Shopper, Tea Enthusiast

                  Pros

                  • Aromatic
                  • Fresh
                  • Smooth Body
                  • Soothing

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Anytime

                    Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                    After drinking some really delicious tea at a restaurant a few weeks back served in a really cool cast iron teapot, I decided I wanted one. I went all over town and found only an inexpensive one. Came home, did an internet search and found Teavana's website and to my surprise there was a store in the nearby mall. I went and not only found excellent quality Pots but also every accessory I could think of for a complete set. I left $200 lighter in the pocket but walked away completely satisfied with what I know was a quality purchase that I am looking forward to enjoying for years to come.

                    • Tea Body:
                    • Medium
                    • Tea Flavor:
                    • Fruity, Spicy

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                    (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Masculin-i-tea

                    By Mr. Tea

                    from Ephrata, PA

                    About Me Health Conscious, Tea Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Doesn't Dribble
                    • Durable
                    • Great style for men
                    • Holds the heat
                    • Masculine
                    • Solid

                    Cons

                    • None - perfect

                    Best Uses

                    • Anytime
                    • Gifts
                    • Medicinal Purposes

                    Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                    This product is really the man's perfect tea pot. Its masculine, durable, and carries a simple warrior like mystique with the black hobnail design. I purchase the large size pot two christmas' ago and have used it nearly every evening since, with nothing but enjoyment out of it. Over the next year i picked up additional pieces for it, 6 cups/coasters, tea warmer, bamboo tool set, enameled tea tray, cloth tray insert, and not only is it totally fuctional, but it presents it self well on a side table even when not in use. Guests often comment on it, and are usually treated to tea later :) The only thing i would say that could be seen as a downside to some, is care of the pot and making sure the non-enameled surfaces are meticulously dried after each use to prevent rusting. I personally enjoy cleaning the set as well as using it (its part of the whole enjoyment of tea to me) so it doesn't bother me, however i could see some that may not want to give it the care it needs and have it end up rusting on them. But all said and done, a wonderful pot, priced rightly i believe, due to the craftmanship to be fare to the makers and to profit the company as well. Thank you teavana for an excellent product.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot

                    By Angela switched over!

                    from Saint Petersburg, Florida

                    About Me High-End Shopper, Tea Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Aromatic
                    • Energizing
                    • Fresh
                    • High Quality
                    • Smooth Body
                    • Soothing

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Anytime

                      Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                      I have been a coffee drinker for over 30 year. I was at a Teavana Store in Tampa, Florida and stop to try a sample of the Chai Tea. It was so awesome I ended up buying the teapot,and the tea and other accesories. My Mom has always loved tea,but she has passed away and she would of loved this teapot. Thanks for having your store in the International Plaza in Tampa Florida...Angela

                      • Tea Flavor:
                      • Chai Tea

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                      (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love It

                      By Brigette

                      from Fort Drum, NY

                      Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                      I bought a knock-off "made in China" version of this same teapot and had paint chips from the peeling enamel floating in my tea and sent it back. Pay the extra money and buy the Japanese version of this teapot. It's worth every cent!

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                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Yey Teapot!

                      By lizi the nightly tea steeper

                      from Miami Beach

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                      Got teapot for husband on father's day and he loved it. Of course, I am the one who makes it so I will tell you that it is wonderful. It keeps tea hot for awhile. I heat the water right on the glass top stove until the water smokes up and a few bubbles appear at the bottom. Then I remove it and steep the tea for whatever the tea type says. Voila! Caution: dont boil water because tea will get bitter when you steep.

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love Love my Hobnail Pot :)

                      By Whit

                      from Atlanta, GA

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                      i have the 30 oz and it's the perfect size. i actually started with one of the largest pots that Teavana sold because i thought i wanted a huge pot. after returning the huge one i decided on this little gem :) Highly recommend!

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                      (21 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      An Excellent Teapot

                      By Dave the tea drinker

                      from Rochester, MN

                      About Me Health Conscious, Health Nut, Tea Enthusiast

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • High Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Anytime

                        Comments about Teavana Hobnail Cast Iron Teapot:

                        This is an excellent teapot. I wonder about comments that some people made about the teapot getting too hot and possibly burning someone. I certainly hope that folks who buy a product of this type know how to use it. The water should be heated in a TEA KETTLE and poured into the teapot through the infuser. The teapot will not be excessively hot, but will keep the tea hot for a good amount of time. You do not use these types of teapots to heat the water in......

                        • Tea Body:
                        • Medium
                        • Tea Flavor:
                        • Citrusy, Fruity

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