How does it taste?

It has a spicy fragrance reminiscent of Japanese sansho pepper. The umami of gyokuro overlaps with the sweetness of stems, producing a distinctive body.

How/when to enjoy it?

When your mind is hazy or you feel uneasy. The penetrating fragrance clears both your mind and your feelings. The sweet umami punch makes your sight crystal clear.

What to enjoy it with?

Japanese okaki and senbei crackers. This is a tea that goes well with any sort of flavour, including soy, salty, salad flavours, sesame, and many more.

How do Ippodo staff enjoy it?

It's good to drink after food like udon or donburi dishes that have plenty of soup or stock. The aftertaste of the stock and the aroma of the tea are in pleasant harmony with each other.

  • Strength
    Light/easy to drink Rich/satisfying
  • Taste
    Bitter/sharp Sweet/umami
  • Fragrance
    Mild Fragrant/aromatic
How to Prepare
  •   10g
  •   210ml
  •   100℃
  •   30 sec.

Using boiling hot water makes gyokuro and sencha refreshing and exhilarating Boiling hot water brings out a lot of astringency. Brewing quickly is vital.

熱々の玉露と煎茶

1 Use 10g of leaves (2 tablespoons)

熱々の玉露と煎茶

2 Add 210ml of boiling hot water

熱々の玉露と煎茶

3 Serve 30 seconds after beginning to pour the hot water.

Specs
  • Kuki Gyokuro (Stems) 50g Bag
  • Size of Package : W11.0 x D2.0 x H20.0 cm
  • Net Weight : 50 grams.
  • Per Serving (1 pot) : 10 grams
  • Ingredients : Green tea(Japan)
  • Shelf Life : 180 days
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