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Chikiriya Tea House

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Shincha “Tokumushi” from Nakayama Tea Cooperative (special steamed Japanese green tea)

Shincha “Tokumushi” from Nakayama Tea Cooperative (special steamed Japanese green tea)

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Get it between Wednesday September 27th - Tuesday October 3rd

Product specificity 商品説明

Shincha (新茶), 'new tea', represents the first month's harvest of Japanese green tea of the year.

This tea is called "Tokumushi" because the tea leaves are steamed longer than regular deep-steamed tea, and is characterized by its rich flavor and strong aroma.

About Tokumushi

Tea leaves are steamed immediately after picking to stop fermentation. Normally, steaming time is 30 to 40 seconds, but "Fukamushi" tea steams for 60 to 80 seconds, twice as long. “Tokumushi" is steamed for even longer (around 180 seconds). The longer the tea is steamed, the less astringent and sweeter it becomes, the leaves become thinner and darker green. This method puts a lot of strain on the leaves, however, because the tea leaves are thick and can withstand deep steaming and have a mellow taste.

Best way to prepare 美味しい淹れ方

Hot Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves

3 teaspoons (~6g)

2. Add water

180 mL (6.09oz) 80°C (176°F)

3. Brew

1 minute (no wait time for second brew)

4. Serve

Pour out all the tea and enjoy it!

Cold Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves

15g

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: Fukamushi Sencha (Deep-steamed Japanese green tea)
Format: Loose leaf
Ingredient(s): Japanese green tea
Allergens information:
  Contains: None.
Place of origin: Japan
Net weight: 100 g (3.53oz)
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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