Warm Water Steeping Technique

Ian Chun

Remember, these techniques are guidelines meant to start you off. Depending on your own personal taste, the water type you have available, and of course the specific tea leaves, you should learn to adjust the water amount, temperature, tea leaf amount and steep time to...

Standard Steeping Technique

Ian Chun

Remember, these techniques are guidelines meant to start you off. Depending on your own personal taste, the water type you have available, and of course the specific tea leaves, you should learn to adjust the water amount, temperature, tea leaf amount and steep time to...

Cold water steeping instructions

Cold water steeping instructions

Ian Chun
To create a sweeter taste with your tea, cold steep! Here's how...

Gyokuro Steeping Technique

Ian Chun

Remember, these techniques are guidelines meant to start you off. Depending on your own personal taste, the water type you have available, and of course the specific tea leaves, you should learn to adjust the water amount, temperature, tea leaf amount and steep time to...

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Roasted Barley Tea – A Japanese Summertime Favorite

Victoria Garafola

What is Roasted Barley Tea? Roasted barley tea, also commonly referred to as “mugicha,” is a popular beverage in Japan. Even though it is referred to as tea, it does not actually contain any tea leaves. Rather, it is an infusion of unhulled barley grains...

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Kettle Brewing

Ian

Certain teas are best when brewed in a kettle, that boiling the water with the leaves inside. This is the difference we make between the word “steeping” and “brewing”. We use “steep” to mean infusing the water (hot or cold) with flavor extracted from the...

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How to brew Batabatacha

Asako Inoue

BUY BanchaBatabatacha Here is a quick brewing technique for batabatacha. Please adjust water and tea leaves amount to your taste. *Usually a kettle is used for brewing but we didn’t have one at our office so decided to use a pan instead. Traditionally, batabatacha is...

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