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Black Tea Shizuoka
Before World War II, Japan produced black tea for export but the market virtually disappeared from the late 1960s until recently. We are proud to offer Japanese black tea from Shizuoka, which is a blend of leaves from two types of Japanese tea bushes withered up to 52 hours to bring out the sweetness and the beautiful red color.
Tenryu, Shizuoka Region
Our teas are available for purchase exclusively to wholesale clients.
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About Black Tea Variety
Before World War II, Japan produced black tea for export but the market virtually disappeared from the late 1950s until recently. Our Japanese black tea from Shizuoka is a blend of leaves from two or three types of Japanese tea bushes and is withered up to 52 hours to bring out the sweetness and the beautiful red color.
Water: 195 F - boiling
Tea: 2-3g per cup (6-8 ounces of water)
Infusion: 3-5 minutes
1. Boil freshly drawn water and let it cool down to the appropriate temperature.
2. Put tea leaves into the pot, use 3 to 3.5 g (5 g for Gyokuro) for each cup.
3. Pour water into the pot and allow the indicated time for proper infusion.
4. The tea should be completely poured out into warmed cups at each infusion, leaving no liquid in the pot.
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