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Tenka-ichi - 50g

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Tenka-ichi is the gyokuro with the most decadent, lush character in our selection.

Specifications

Best before180 days
The best before date is 180 days days from when the tea is packaged in Japan.
Serving size10 g (2 tbsp.) per pot
Up to 3 pots can be brewed with the same leaves.
Size 3.9" x 1" x 7.9"
Net weight1.8 oz (50 g)

Taste Notes

Tenka-ichi means “the best under the heavens.” True to its name, this gyokuro represents the pinnacle of luscious umami in our selection. We produce this blend from the top gyokuro farms in the Kyoto area. Its taste is smooth and robust, its aroma sings, and its aftertaste lingers with layers of complexity. We recommend enjoying this remarkable tea slowly at contemplative tea sessions. We also recommend Tenka-ichi as cold brew, to taste the full potential of its deep umami and sweetness.

Ways to Prepare

Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Standard Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
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.
Standard Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
Add hot water
80 mL (3 oz) 60°C (140°F)
Cool boiling water to 60°C by transferring 3 times.
Brew
90 seconds
Standard Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
Brew
90 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Standard Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Cold Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Cold Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Brew
15 minutes
Cold Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
Brew
15 minutes
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Cold Brew
Pot of Tenka-ichi
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
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Jade dew for sure

Really rich and full. Shows up all the way for 3-4 brews. And continued steepings are still so sweet and light. This example is what I like about gyokuro.

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Amazing

This is one of the best teas I have ever had personslly.

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