Introduction to Japanese tea, a short guide

Download a PDF of our Japanese Tea Guide by Yunomi (2019)

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The above PDFs are a brief 12-page introduction to steeping standard green teas as well as premium teas such as gyokuro, an introduction to matcha, and a list of 30+ teas and Japanese tea terms. Feedback and questions are more than welcome! Leave a comment so that others may benefit from the questions & answers.

3 comments

Edsel Estabillo

Edsel Estabillo

Hi, Uji Hakari Matcha tea, how it is differ from different type of matcha. With the bitter taste of matcha tea is there a way to make it taste better?

Julie Burstein

Julie Burstein

Thank you, Ian, for your lovely guide to Japanese tea! I have been steeping and drinking your tea for a year now, and am so happy to learn more about it! Will begin putting your guidance to work this morning with some Gyokuro. Thanks again! Julie

Hannah N.

Hannah N.

This was a really great guide! Thank you.

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