Gyokuro

A Green Tea from

Rating

82 / 100

Calculated from 13 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Ingredients
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Flavors
Green, Seaweed, Spinach, Vegetal, Butter, Creamy, Hay, Sweet, Thick, Cut grass
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Caffeine
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Certification
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Typical Preparation
Use 10 oz / 295 ml of water
Set water temperature to 150 °F / 65 °C
Steep for 1 min, 45 sec
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15 Tasting Notes View all

“Oh woe is me. The curse of having too much tea is that little gems like the last teaspoon or so of this sample get buried and when you find them, in this case, years later, they are a shadow of...” Read full tasting note
“Incoming first-time Japanese-tea review! So after my super-fail attempt at sencha, I figured, hey, let’s try something a LOT harder. Gyokuro. The parameter beast! Brew at your own risk! Auggy sent...” Read full tasting note
“Looking at this I’m reminded of how my husband’s father was in Japan a few years ago (he goes every couple years on business—so lucky!!) and came back with gifts from the president of his company...” Read full tasting note
“The dry leaves of this tea look like a bunch of macerated pine needles in colour and shape. I think the leaves would have been bigger normally, but sample packs tend to get squished and this one...” Read full tasting note

Description

Uji’s most famous tea. Japanese aristocrats have sipped this shade-grown tea for centuries. The dark green tea makes for a very special cup.

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