Indulge yourself with a cup of Hikari, a Kabuse Japanese green tea that is grown at an altitude of 650m on the summit of a mountain. Since It is made from the tips of leaves from tea bushes that have been sheltered from direct sun for 10 days, our Kabuse Cha “Hikari” is an exceptional tea leaf with rich umami flavor, similar to Japanese dashi. This exquisite tea leaf is produced in small quantities each year and is regarded as Rare Tea.
Japanese sencha green tea leaves
Tea leaves : 2-3g per cup Hot water(45~50℃/113~122°F ) : 30 ml per cup *** 1. Boil fresh water and leave to cool for a while or add cold water. (Soft water is recommended) 2. Infuse for 2 min. 3. Slowly pour tea into tea cups alternately a little at a time until the last drop.(Golden drop) 4. Steep for a slightly shorter (20 sec)period and use hotter water for the second infusion. 5. The third infusion, use hotter water and brew shorter (10 sec) than for the second infusion. ※Higher temperature makes green tea bitter taste while lower temperature does make it less bitterness and more aroma ※For JAPANESE green tea, the longer you steep, the more bitter the taste ※Tea Leaves can be brewed up to 3 times