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    Light Steamed Shincha Asanoka

    First Picked Japanese Green Tea Leaves

    This excellent Japanese green tea has a complex vegetal, creamy-smooth flavor with no sweetness or astringency as the liquid cools. The Asanoka cultivar continues to deliver marvelous tasting teas for our product line.

    • 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 90 seconds.


    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.


    About Shincha Green Tea
    Shincha is packaged in limited quantities only once per year immediately after the spring harvest. It holds a special place in the hearts and palates of the Japanese people who enjoy drinking quality tea.

    Price: USD $14.00

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