Deep Steamed Green Tea
This is an outstanding deep steamed Japanese Green Tea that green tea lovers will prefer over many others. The tea leaves are very fragrant upon opening the package for the first time.
The first brew is quite interesting with a moderately astringent taste when warm that lingers on the palate. As the liquid cools the astringency becomes milder and a slight sweetness appears which results in a most pleasant finish. The second brew is a milder version of the first that is a little sweeter. A light touch of earthiness comes forth as the liquid cools.
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- 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
- Makes approximately 45 to 50 servings of tea
1.) 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.
2.) 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.
What is deep steamed tea? (Fukamushicha)
Deep steamed tea is steamed a minute longer than your regular Japanese green tea. It sounds simple, but it isn’t that simple. Deep steaming requires great skill and knowledge. Not many Japanese tea companies are experts in this. This is due to the tricky and rigorous methods involved in deep steaming. We have immense knowledge and skill in deep steaming. Hence, we serve you only the superior quality deep steamed green tea.
What’s so special about deep steamed tea?
When deep steamed, the tea leaves lose their leaf shape. The leaves separate and result in a comparatively powdery consistency. When you brew deep steamed tea, you’ll get a thicker, richer, darker green, green tea. The wet leaves of deep steamed green tea may appear mushy. Don’t worry, this appearance doesn’t affect the taste and the nutritional value. It’s one of the advantages of being deep steamed. It’s our pleasure to bring you the deep flavor of deep steamed Japanese green tea.
100 grams (3.5 ounces)