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These are our standard recipes for brewing and preparing our tea. Whether you are craving a cold brew tea for the summer or need the comfort of a cozy matcha latte, we hope these instructions will help you enjoy your teatime.


How to Make Matcha

Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Recipe for Usucha Matcha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Usucha Matcha - Step 1 (large)
Usucha
Thin Matcha
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Recipe for Usucha Matcha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Usucha Matcha - Step 2 (large)
Usucha
Thin Matcha
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Recipe for Usucha Matcha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Usucha Matcha - Step 3 (large)
Usucha
Thin Matcha
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Sift matcha
4 g (0.14 oz)
3 heaping tea ladles or 2 level teaspoons of matcha into a mug or bowl.
Recipe for Koicha Matcha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Koicha Matcha - Step 1 (large)
Koicha
Thick Matcha
Sift matcha
4 g (0.14 oz)
3 heaping tea ladles or 2 level teaspoons of matcha into a mug or bowl.
Add hot water
30 mL (1 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80C° in teacup, then pour into bowl, just covering matcha powder.
Recipe for Koicha Matcha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Koicha Matcha - Step 2 (large)
Koicha
Thick Matcha
Add hot water
30 mL (1 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80C° in teacup, then pour into bowl, just covering matcha powder.
Whisk
15 seconds
Mix slowly for 15 seconds moving back and forth.
Recipe for Koicha Matcha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Koicha Matcha - Step 3 (large)
Koicha
Thick Matcha
Whisk
15 seconds
Mix slowly for 15 seconds moving back and forth.
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 1 (large)
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Add hot water
100 mL (3.4 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 2 (large)
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Add hot water
100 mL (3.4 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 3 (large)
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Add milk
100 ml (3.4 oz)
Pour warm or foamed milk into mug.
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Matcha Latte Matcha - Step 4 (large)
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Add milk
100 ml (3.4 oz)
Pour warm or foamed milk into mug.
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 1 (large)
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 2 (large)
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 3 (large)
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Add i1ce
1-2 ice cubes
Add ice, mix slightly, and it's ready!
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Iced Matcha Matcha - Step 4 (large)
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Add i1ce
1-2 ice cubes
Add ice, mix slightly, and it's ready!
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Recipe for Cold-whisked Matcha Matcha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Cold-whisked Matcha Matcha - Step 1 (large)
Cold-whisked Matcha
Pronounced Sweetness
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Add cold water
60 mL (2 oz) 5°C (40°F)
Chill water with ice and strain before use.
Recipe for Cold-whisked Matcha Matcha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Cold-whisked Matcha Matcha - Step 2 (large)
Cold-whisked Matcha
Pronounced Sweetness
Add cold water
60 mL (2 oz) 5°C (40°F)
Chill water with ice and strain before use.
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Recipe for Cold-whisked Matcha Matcha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Cold-whisked Matcha Matcha - Step 3 (large)
Cold-whisked Matcha
Pronounced Sweetness
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.

How to Make Gyokuro

Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 1 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
80 mL (3 oz) 60°C (140°F)
Cool boiling water to 60°C by transferring 3 times.
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 2 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
80 mL (3 oz) 60°C (140°F)
Cool boiling water to 60°C by transferring 3 times.
Brew
90 seconds
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 3 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
90 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Gyokuro - Step 4 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 1 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 2 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Brew
15 minutes
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 3 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
15 minutes
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Gyokuro - Step 4 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 1 (large)
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 2 (large)
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
30 seconds
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 3 (large)
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
30 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Piping Hot Brew Gyokuro - Step 4 (large)
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 1 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 2 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
60 seconds
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 3 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
60 seconds
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Gyokuro - Step 4 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.

How to Make Sencha

Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 1 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 2 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Brew
60 seconds
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 3 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
60 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for 
            Standard Brew
        
 Sencha - Step 4 (large)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 1 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 2 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Brew
15 minutes
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 3 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
15 minutes
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Cold Brew Sencha - Step 4 (large)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 1 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 2 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
60 seconds
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 3 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
60 seconds
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Iced Brew Sencha - Step 4 (large)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.

How to Make Bancha

Measure the leaves
4 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 1 (large)
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
4 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 2 (large)
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
30 seconds
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 3 (large)
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
30 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for Hojicha Standard Brew Hojicha - Step 4 (large)
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 1 (small)
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 1 (large)
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
240 ml (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 2 (small)
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 2 (large)
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
240 ml (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
30 seconds
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 3 (small)
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 3 (large)
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
30 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 4 (small)
Recipe for 
            Genmaicha Standard Brew
        
 Genmaicha - Step 4 (large)
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.