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Kakurei - 100g

With mild umami and a medium-short finish, Kakurei is an easy-to-drink gyokuro, good for during or after a meal, and throughout the day.

Specifications

Best before
Best before180 days
The best before date is 180 days days from when the tea is packaged in Japan.
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Serving size10 g (2 tbsp.) per pot
Up to 3 pots can be brewed with the same leaves.
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Size 2.8" x 1.6" x 6.9"
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Net weight3.5 oz (100 g)

Taste Notes

Kakurei brews a cup with medium-light aftertaste and body, with gyokuro’s typical flavor and aroma. We recommend this tea to those who prefer a lighter amount of umami, and as a tea to drink throughout the day. In addition to the standard gyokuro brew with 140°F water, you can try brewing Kakurei with hotter water for 30 seconds, producing a more refreshing, aromatic character.

How to Prepare

Standard Brew
Pot of Kakurei
1. Measure the leaves
leaf 2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
 
2. Add hot water
60°C (140°F)
80 mL (3 oz)
Cool water to 60°C by transferring 3 times
3. Brew
90 seconds
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop
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Customer Reviews

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Anonymous (Israel)
Delicious, substantial, sweet and creamy

A fantastic medium-bodied gyokuro. Smooth, rich in umami with very little bitterness or astringency, with a refreshing and long-lasting sweet finish reminiscent of shortbread cookies.

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Lexie L. (United States)
Very smooth

Great tea for when you want something light and soothing. It has a distinct mouth feel that is more viscous than normal tea, which makes it more substantial. The taste is rounded and less bitter than other green tea. Color is a light green with a bit cloudiness. It doesn’t upset my stomach like other green tea when I drink too much of it.

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Jan H. (Austria)
As usual with ippodo, top quality tea

Refreshing and smooth, with addictive and long aftertaste.

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Katherine G. (United States)
Delicious tea

Smooth and flavorful.

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Patrick M.
Nice little everyday tea!

It's got a good meaty spunk to it, with a mouthfeel like I'm biting into a mushroom. Really starts the day out nice. Would buy again, probably will, but next time I'm going to explore something different in this category.

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