How does it taste?
A taste that carries a punch, with a distinctive, sharp aftertaste.
How/when to enjoy it?
When you want to drink a lot of tea. It goes down very smoothly. In some ways, it’s like the Japanese tea equivalent of beer.
What to enjoy it with?
Drink lots of ice-cold Matsu-no-midori with deep-fried chicken. It will increase your appetite.
How do Ippodo staff enjoy it?
Prepare three teapots using the same tea leaves to fill a large carafe or jug that can be placed on the table for meals with family.
StrengthLight/easy to drink Rich/satisfying
- 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.
1 Use 10g of leaves (2 tablespoons)
2 Add 210ml of boiling hot water
3 Serve 30 seconds after beginning to pour the hot water.