Amount: 2 heaping tsp
Water: 500ml at 175°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Dry Leaf Smell: vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, vegetal
Flavor: vegetal, a little bitter
Aftertaste: grassy, bitter
Liquor: pale translucent yellow-green
I added 1 minute, the same result really.
MilitiaJim insisted it reminded him of genmaichai (toasty, rice)
I don’t have a strong love of green tea, and this one is not amazing enough, at least the way I prepared it, to warrant me getting it again.
I am greatful to LENA for sharing this tea with me, and her amazingly detailed notes and adorable little tupperware packaging.