Iconic colorful Ippodo Tea metal can with yellow turquoise pink label of teapot and flowers for Shoike sencha green tea
Iconic colorful Ippodo Tea metal can with yellow turquoise pink label of teapot and flowers for Shoike sencha green tea Iconic colorful Ippodo Tea metal can of Shoike Japanese sencha green tea with top open revealing branded foil bag inside White plate of dark green dried classic loose leaf Japanese Shoike Sencha tea leaves by Ippodo Tea Co. on white table Brown clay Yakishime Kyusu teapot with Ippodo Tea emblem on lid beside white porcelain teacup of light green Japanese tea
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Shoike - 155g Can

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Medium-body Shoike has equal astringency, sweetness, and umami. Its finish is just-right, making this tea perfect for almost any situation.

Shelf lifeConsume quickly
The best before date is 180 days from when it is freshly packaged in Japan. For the best experience, consume within around one month of opening.
Serving size10 g / 0.35 oz (~2 Tbsp.)
Up to 3 pots can be brewed with the same leaves.
Size 3" × 3" × 5.2"
Net weight5.5 oz (155 g)

Now available in classic Ippodo cans.
Each can contains a sealed bag of loose tea inside.

Shoike has an even balance of umami, sweetness, astringency, bitterness, and fragrance, in a medium-bodied sencha. The result is a round-character tea that is accessible for beginners and satisfying for more seasoned sencha drinkers.

Ways to Prepare

Our standard recipe for brewing loose-leaf sencha for an easy, every-day drinking experience.

1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Sencha premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Sencha premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Standard Sencha Brew
1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
2. Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Silver kettle beside a porcelain teacup and porcelain kyusu with an arrow instructing to transfer tea from teacup to teapot
Silver kettle beside a porcelain teacup and porcelain kyusu with an arrow instructing to transfer tea from teacup to teapot
Standard Sencha Brew
2. Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
3. Brew
60 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
Small white porcelain Japanese kyusu teapot with blue logo on lid sitting beside orange stop watch timer on white table
Small white porcelain Japanese kyusu teapot with blue logo on lid sitting beside orange stop watch timer on white table
Standard Sencha Brew
3. Brew
60 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.
Pouring light green tea from white porcelain Hasami-yaki kyusu teapot with blue logo into white porcelain Japanese teacup
Pouring light green tea from white porcelain Hasami-yaki kyusu teapot with blue logo into white porcelain Japanese teacup
Standard Sencha Brew
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.

Hot brewing is a quick and easy way to get delicious tea. This recipe makes for a more refreshing and exhilarating experience.

1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Sencha premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Sencha premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Piping Hot Sencha
1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
2. Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot
Piping Hot Sencha
2. Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
Ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Piping Hot Sencha
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.
Pouring green tea from ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot into small white porcelain Japanese teacup
Pouring green tea from ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot into small white porcelain Japanese teacup
Piping Hot Sencha
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.

For a fast, fragrant pitcher of iced tea, brew a strong batch of sencha using boiling hot water, and then pour over ice, diluting its strength and balancing its flavor.

1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Sencha premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Sencha premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Iced Sencha
1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
2. Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into Ippodo Tea Co.'s Tokoname-yaki ceramic ivory kyusu teapot
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into Ippodo Tea Co.'s Tokoname-yaki ceramic ivory kyusu teapot
Iced Sencha
2. Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
3. Brew
60 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
Ivory Ippodo Tea Co. Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Ivory Ippodo Tea Co. Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Iced Sencha
3. Brew
60 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
4. Serve over plenty of ice
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite glass, teacup or mug.
Green tea being poured from elegant spout of ivory teapot into small rounded modern glass pitcher with white Ippodo Tea logo
Green tea being poured from elegant spout of ivory teapot into small rounded modern glass pitcher with white Ippodo Tea logo
Iced Sencha
4. Serve over plenty of ice
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite glass, teacup or mug.

Prepare large amounts of tea with your everyday kyusu.

1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo premium Japanese green tea leaves with
Recipe for Sharing (Gyokuro or Sencha)
1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
2. Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
Pouring hot steamy water from stainless steel tea kettle into brown clay side-handle Japanese Yakishime Kyusu on wood table
Pouring hot steamy water from stainless steel tea kettle into brown clay side-handle Japanese Yakishime Kyusu on wood table
Recipe for Sharing (Gyokuro or Sencha)
2. Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
Pouring hot steamy water from stainless steel tea kettle into brown clay side-handle Japanese Yakishime Kyusu on wooden table
Pouring hot steamy water from stainless steel tea kettle into brown clay side-handle Japanese Yakishime Kyusu on wooden table
Recipe for Sharing (Gyokuro or Sencha)
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
4. Repeat and serve
Pour out every last drop into a pitcher. Repeat steps 2-4 (with zero seconds brew time) until the pitcher is full.
Serve to your guests.
Pouring green tea from above from brown Yakishime clay kyusu teapot into large glass carafe with white Ippodo Tea engravings
Pouring green tea from above from brown Yakishime clay kyusu teapot into large glass carafe with white Ippodo Tea engravings
Recipe for Sharing (Gyokuro or Sencha)
4. Repeat and serve
Pour out every last drop into a pitcher. Repeat steps 2-4 (with zero seconds brew time) until the pitcher is full.
Serve to your guests.
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