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Seiko Tea: Fukamushicha from Makinohara

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Seiko Tea: Fukamushicha from Makinohara
US$4.00
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The Makinohara region is one of the biggest producers of tea in Japan, and one of the regions that made the deep green tea of fukamushicha popular.

PRODUCT INFO

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Japanese name: 牧之原の深蒸し茶
  • Net Weight: 100 grams 
  • Cultivar: Yabukita
  • Harvest Season: spring
  • Cultivation & Processing Notes: Deep steamed (fukamushi) which results in a leaf that is powdery and a tea that is deep green in color
  • Region: Makinohara, Shizuoka Prefecture
  • Number of Cups in 100g: 60 cups (20 uses / 3 steepings / 1 cup per steeping. Varies with your steeping recipe.)

STEEPING NOTES

  • 1st Steeping - Tea: 5 grams. Time: 30-60 seconds. Water: 60˚C/140˚F, 1 cup.
  • 2nd Steeping - Time: 10 seconds. Water: 80˚C/176˚F, 1 cup.
  • 3rd Steeping - Time: 45 seconds. Water: 90˚C/194˚F, 1 cup.
  • The amounts above are guidelines. Adjust to preference.
  • Consider also advanced steeping techniques such as cold or ice steeping (see Steeping Techniques).

VENDOR INFO

  • Name: Seiko Tea Company
  • Type: Tea Refinement Factory
  • CEO: Tatsuya Hoshi
  • Employees: 20
  • Address: 4-64 Anzai, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, 420-0011

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