This is my first time tasting any type of Kukicha at all. I’m struck by the distinct sweetness and almost complete lack of astringency, and the nature and degree of sweetness reminds me of white grapes. This tea has a cloudy light green-yellow color and a mild grassy aroma.
Often enjoyed for its health benefits and low caffeine content in the macrobiotic community, our organic green kukicha is a comprised of non-roasted tea twigs and leafs. Otherwise known as Senkukicha, this tea has a slightly fruity taste with a fresh grassy feel and a crisp finish. Brews a vibrant green infusion and is best brewed at a low temperature of 160-170 F.
Water Temperature: 160-170 F degrees
Caffeine Content: Low
Steep Time: 3 minutes
Ingredients: Organic Green Tea Leaves and Stems