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Product - Light Steamed Organic Sencha

Light Steamed Organic Green Tea, Loose Leaf (AsamushiCha)

Out of Stock - Recommended Substitution: Light Steamed Yabukita Sencha

The first steeping of Light Steamed Organic Sencha offers a full-bodied, but not strong, flavorful green tea. It has medium astringency without being bitter and a slightly grassy taste. As the liquid cools the astringency lessens considerably and the flavor becomes mild. The second brew yields a very pleasant and mild sweetness and earthiness. Those who enjoy a little bolder tasting Japanese green tea will be pleased. Light Steamed Organic Sencha has been produced according to the strict guidelines of the JAS (Japan Agricultural Standard) and is certified organic.

  • 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Makes approximately 45 to 50 servings of tea

Brewing Suggestions:
First Infusion: Add 1 gram of tea per 100 ml of fresh water, or about one tablespoon per potful. Heat the water to 80C (180F) and brew for one minute.

Second Infusion: Brew with the same temperature water as the first infusion but for only a few seconds. Please note that the caffeine content of green tea becomes significantly less after the first steeping.

Notes: We brewed the tea as suggested above in our taste tests in order to write the product description. We recommend that you experiment with your own techniques to find your most desired taste profile. For a healthy and invigorating refreshment in hot weather chill the liquid in your refrigerator/freezer to the desired temperature or pour over ice. Our products may be kept in your refrigerator before the package is opened. After opening the package, seal and store it in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Please do not place an opened package back into your refrigerator.


Out of Stock - Recommended Substitution: Light Steamed Yabukita Sencha