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Category: Sencha (Sehi)
Cultivar: Meiryoku
Origin: Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture
Harvest: May 2022
Net Weight: 50g
SKU: TS1022wh

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Brewing Guidelines

This is how we brew this tea at Tearoom Toka. We offer these guidelines as a reference. Variations in water (hard or soft), leaf and water quantity, water temperature, and steeping time will effect the final flavor. Feel free to experiment and find the brew that best suits your taste.

 

Leaves: 8g
Water: 60ml
Temperature: starting from 35°C
Time: 80 sec

 

Add the tea leaves to a pre-warmed teapot. When the boiled water has cooled to the desired temperature, add and steep for the selected time. When pouring, the key is to decant each infusion down to the last drop. From the second infusion on, gradually raise the temperature of the hot water and shorten the extraction time. You may increase the amount of water as well.

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Leaves  

Color〈yellow green tanged with grey〉

Shape〈sword tip〉

Fragrance〈nori powder, sesame, rush〉

Taste〈squid, beer, wheat, green pepper 〉


Tea 

Color〈russet tinged yellow-green〉

Fragrance (brewed tea)〈elusive as haze〉

Fragrance(steeped leaves)〈daisy, taro, carrot, pumpkin, soil feeling somewhere〉

Sweetness〈brown rice porridge, moisture, calm〉

Astringency〈rustic feeling from a far〉

Umami〈egg, squid, grilled cod, halfbeak〉

Bitterness〈crown daisy, celery〉

Acidity〈plum konbu feeling〉

Pairing

Time〈11:52 a.m.〉

Foods〈sardine and fennel pasta〉