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Gyokuro "Kinkaku" 45g, Japanese Tea from Kyoto

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Japanese Tea Gyokuro KINKAKU

Gyokuro is the highest grade of Japanese tea, which is cultivated in shaded tea fields to avoid direct sunlight. It has the unique sweetness and mild taste of Gyokuro. We have produced the tea with a traditional method of Fukujuen.

How to make delicious Japanese Tea.

General instructions for making a cup of Japanese Tea.
  1. Prepare boiled hot water and wait till it cools down to the recommnended temperature.
  2. Place tea leaves in a teapot.
  3. Pour the hot water into the teapot.
  4. Steep for the recommnended period of time.
  5. Pour the tea liquid into the tea cup to the last drop.
Type of tea Amount of tea leaves for one cup Temperature of hot water Amount of water Steeping time
Gyokuro 3g 50℃(122°F) 20ml 150sec
Kabusecha 3g 60℃(140°F) 30ml 120sec
Sencha 3g 70℃(158°F) 60ml 90sec
Kariganecha 3g 80℃(176°F) 60ml 60sec
Houjicha 3g 100℃(212°F) 130ml 30sec
Genmaicha 4g 100℃(212°F) 130ml 30sec

For the second steeping, the above time can be shortened to 2/3.
For example: Gyokuro, first steeping: 150 sec.→second: 100 sec.

How to cold brew Gyokuro

Put 2 spoonful (around 6g) of Gyokuro and 300ml of water in teapot or filtered water bottle, then place in the refrigerator for minimum 1 hour.


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