Kamairicha

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Unique among Japanese sencha, the leaves of this style are steamed and then gently pan-fried to bring out toasted qualities, similar to Chinese style teas. This method of tea production was brought to Japan from China and was the original technique used to produce tea. The Japanese then put their twist on the flavor by steaming. We call this the yin yang of green teas. Bright and nutty mixed with vegetal sweetness!

$18.00 per 1.75oz pack

16 in stock

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Preparation

Put 6-8g of tea in a pot and pour on water that has been taken off the boil two minutes before (75°C or 165-170F). The tea is ready after 1 minute and 40 seconds. With this tea we serve a pot of hot water over a burner for further infusions.

 

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