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This medium steamed Sencha is made with the leaves from 100 year old Zairai ( non-cultivar) bushes, picked 3-5 days after the first flush harvest has begun. This tea has a depth to its taste. This is how Sencha used to taste, according to my grandmother.
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About Sencha Variety
Sencha, the most commonly drunk green tea in Japan was first produced in Uji (the outskirts of Kyoto) in the 18th Century and is now produced in many parts of the country. First flush tea, harvested from late April through mid-May, is considered the best of its kind. Sencha has the perfect balance of briskness and sweetness.
Water: 155-170 F Tea: 3g per cup (6-8 ounces of water) Infusion: 1 minute
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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