Japan Kukicha Extra
South of Shizuoka lies the picturesque Aichi Prefecture. This seaside region is blessed by a mild microclimate that is perfect for tea and consistently delivers “Twig Tea” is a specialty of the early spring made by meticulously processing leaf and stalk cuttings from Sencha production. Lightly creamy and nutty, this treat brews up a bright yellow-green, but does not have the vegetal boldness of its Sencha cousin. Low in caffeine and delicious on ice.
One heaping teaspoon per 8oz cup of filtered water, boiled and cooled for approximately 10 minutes to 70°C/158°F. Allow to brew 2 min.