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Uji Hon Gyokuro (High-Quality Uji Green Tea from Kyoto)

Uji Hon Gyokuro (High-Quality Uji Green Tea from Kyoto)

Regular price ¥2,160 JPY
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Product specificity 商品説明

Gyokuro is a tea grown under the shade. Tea plantations are covered for about 20 days to block direct sunlight. This method aims to suppress the conversion of amino acid (umami) into catechin (astringency). It results in a tea with a lot of flavor (umami) and heavy sweetness.

About the taste 味について

This tea particularity is its green dried seaweed-like scent and its mellow aroma and flavor that spreads in the mouth.

Uji Hon Gyokuro is a high-quality green tea with a delicate aftertaste.

Today’s special おすすめレシピ

The tea leaves can be eaten with ponzu (Japanese sauce made from ponzu citrus juice) and other ingredients.

Looking for a refreshing cup of tea? Please take a look at our iced tea recipe.

Best way to prepare 美味しい淹れ方

Hot Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves

3 teaspoons (~6g)

2. Add water

40 mL (1.35oz) 50°C (122°F)

3. Brew

2 minutes (no wait time for second brew)

4. Serve

Pour out all the tea and enjoy it!

Cold Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves


2. Add water

1 L (33.81oz) Cold

3. Brew

1~2 hours

4. Serve

Stir, pour it and enjoy your tea!

Product information 商品詳細

Product type: Gyokuro (high-quality Japanese green tea)
Format: Loose leaf
Ingredient(s): Japanese green tea
Allergens information:
  Contains: None.
Place of origin: Japan (Kyoto prefecture)
Net weight: 50 g (1.76oz)
Best-before: 10 months from production date in Japan.
Storage method: Avoid direct sunlight, high temperature and humidity, and store at room temperature. 
Product size: 11.5 x 23.0 x 1.0 cm (4.5″ x 9.1″ x 0.4″)

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