“I received a sample of this from Mercuryhime , thank you! I can’t believe I’ve waited so long to brew this one up – it’s such an appealing dark green, and I’m fairly certain that gyokuros have that...” Read full tasting note
“So it seems that the disgustingly humid New York summer has officially begun. For that reason, I currently have two different teas cold brewing in the fridge. I had a liter of Swampwater in the...” Read full tasting note
“Excuse me Gyokuro, where have you been hiding all my tea-drinking life? My first Gyokuro and, needless to say, I am happily in love. This is my second time drinking it and tinkering around with the...” Read full tasting note
The elegance and beauty of the famed Gyokuro teas. Great harmony of natural sweetness and slight bitterness. Den’s Gyokuro Kin is a cup of affordable luxury.
Origin: Asahina, Shizuoka
Harvest: First Flush 2010
The harmony of slight astringency and natural sweetness turns to full-body in your mouth.
Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Water: 3oz @ 160F
Leaves: 2 grams or 1 rounded teaspoon
Steep: 90 sec
2nd Cup: Water @ 180F; Steep 30 sec
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