How does it taste?
A taste and fragrance that bring back long-forgotten memories.
How/when to enjoy it?
When talking about memories while looking over photos and letters from long ago.
What to enjoy it with?
Slightly salty crackers and other assorted dry snacks.
How do Ippodo staff enjoy it?
Make multiple teapots reusing the same tea leaves, preparing each pot with water cool enough to touch. When there is nothing left but the tea’s colour, pour on boiling water and enjoy one final, refreshing pot.
StrengthLight/easy to drink Rich/satisfying
- 90 sec.
The concentrated umami can feel as though it had been squeezed out of freshly-picked tea leaves. To get all the umami, make sure to cool the water sufficiently after boiling.
1 Use 10g of leaves (2 tablespoons)
2 Add 80ml of hot water (60°C)
3 Serve 90 seconds after beginning to pour the hot water.