Asamushi Sencha Midori no Kaze by Ashikubo Teaworks

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Size and Year: 100g / 3.5 oz / Early to Mid May 2020
Price:
USD12

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Description

A standard asamushi sencha from Ashikubo Teaworks farmers cooperative in the mountains of Ashikubo Village, Shizuoka, Japan, this tea was lightly steamed to preserve its beautiful shape, and rolled into fine needles.

Flavor profile

According to Ashikubo Teaworks: 12.5 / 25

  • Umami 3/5 (5 is strongest umami)
  • Sweetness 2/5 (5 is sweetest)
  • Astringency 1.5/5 (5 is least astringent)
  • Bitterness 3/5 (5 is least bitter)
  • Aroma 3/5 (5 is most aromatic)

Recommended Steeping

  • First steeping
    • Tea: 5 grams
    • Time: 1 minute
    • Water temperature: 70C / 158F
    • Water amount: 100 ml
  • 2nd steeping
    • Time: 10 seconds (pour in, pour out)
    • Water temperature: 90C / 194F
    • Water amount: 200 ml
  • 3rd - 4th steeping
    • Time: 30-60 seconds (depending on desired strength)
    • Water temperature: 90C / 194F
    • Water amount: 200 ml

Product info

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Harvest: Spring
  • Net weight: 100 grams / 3.5 oz in original package, 20g Yunomi sample package available
  • Region: Ashikubo, Shizuoka
  • Storage: Store airtight in cool, dry area away from sunlight. 
  • Best quality if used within 1 month of opening. Learn more about quality preservation / long term storage.

About Ashikubo Teaworks

  • Type: agricultural cooperative 
  • Location: Ashikubo Village in the mountains of Shizuoka

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