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Sencha is one of the most delicious and aromatic of all green teas. Indeed, it is the most popular green tea in Japan and it goes well with medium and light meals, snacks, and sweets. One of the most interesting aspects of sencha green tea is the ability to alter the flavor by changing the water temperature. Brewed with a higher temperature of the water, it produces a more astringent tea whereas a cooler temperature results in a more mellow flavor.
Sencha yields its ultimate taste when brewed using simmered water for a shorter time in comparison to most other kinds of green teas.
If you try to brew your sencha green tea with water that is very hot or for a long time, then it will taste bitter. So, these little things matter a lot in order to prepare a perfect cup of sencha green tea.
You should keep the following in mind while brewing sencha:
Follow the instructions below to brew the perfect cup of sencha green tea:
Pour a small amount of tea into each cup at a time and continue until you serve up all the tea in the pot. The Japanese strongly believe that even the last drop of this green tea tastes the finest. Needless to say, you can add hot water again to the teapot for a second or even a third brewing.
Happy brewing and enjoy your cup of sencha green tea.
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