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Japanese Green Tea Brewing

 

Hello, tea lovers,

I’m going to explain about Japanese green tea brewing. I think you can find a lot of website about it, but those things are almost the same. You would think which one is the proper way to brew tea. Actually, every tea has a different way of brewing. It means each tea has the proper way of brewing, and each person has their favorite style. Please find your style and your own brewing.
We provide the proper way to brew for our tea to a customer, and it is for a person. Not for 3 or 4 people. Today we show you about a part of Gyokuro brewing guideline. You can get a whole guideline after purchasing.

Today we show you about a part of Gyokuro brewing guideline. You can get a whole guideline after purchasing.

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Step. Pour the Remaining Hot Water from the Water Cooling Pitcher into a Teacup.

This time, pour 100 mL (3 and 1/3 oz) of hot water from the water cooling pitcher into a teacup. Please discard the hot water left in the pitcher. The purpose of this step is to lower

The purpose of this step is to lower temperature of hot water and measure the appropriate amount for a drink. Measuring the correct amount for a drink would be the key point for having a delicious “second brew”.

It also works effectively to keep the teacup until the last sip of Gyokuro.

Step. Place The Leaves in the Teapot

Best quantity of tea leaves per person is 5g(2/11 oz).

(Please refer to “Taste Suggestions from WabiSabi” mentioned below.)
As mentioned before, please use a scale to measure 2g(1/13 oz) and 3g(1/9 oz) separately fro your primary training of placing tea leaves.

Step. Pour Hot Water from the Water Cooling Pitcher into the Teapot

Steeping time is approximately one and a half minutes. Please wait calmly for the flavor to dissolve. Never shake the teapot.

It will cause bitterness and turbidity.
Unlike Sencha, Gyokuro tea leaves will not unfold fully according to their special growing process. Bitter taste will come out when the tea leaves are fully unfolded. Please keep the steeping time.

 

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