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Gyokuro Kotobuki

玉露寿
(4.75 stars | 4 reviews)
$49.99
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SKU: 19002GG Category:
At a Glance
  • High Caffeine
  • Umami Flavor
  • Good For Mornings
Description

This Gyokuro shade-grown green tea consists of finely shaded tea leaves from the prestigious region of Asahina, Shizuoka. This high-grade Asatsuyu Gyokuro produced in Asahina prefecture offers a unique flavor compared to standard shade-grown green tea. In particular, Kotobuki gyokuro has a sweet and rich umami flavor that lingers in your mouth.

Gyokuro green tea grows in the shade for 20 days before harvest. This unique harvesting process produces a jade colored tea rich in nutrients. Shade-grown green tea is especially high in natural caffeine. In Japan, Gyokuro is considered a rare green tea.

Gyokuro Steeping Instructions

  1. Heat fresh, filtered water until boiled.
  2. Pour water in cups to warm the cup and cool down the water. You can also use a yuzamashi water cooler.
  3. Pour water over tea leaves. Recommended water temperature for high-grade Gyokuro is 122°F (45°C)-140°F (50°C). Try different brew times and temperatures to find your preference.
  4. Steep for 1.5-3 minutes. All of our teas can be steeped up to 3 times.

Origin: Shizuoka, Japan

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Description

This Gyokuro shade-grown green tea consists of finely shaded tea leaves from the prestigious region of Asahina, Shizuoka. This high-grade Asatsuyu Gyokuro produced in Asahina prefecture offers a unique flavor compared to standard shade-grown green tea. In particular, Kotobuki gyokuro has a sweet and rich umami flavor that lingers in your mouth.

Gyokuro green tea grows in the shade for 20 days before harvest. This unique harvesting process produces a jade colored tea rich in nutrients. Shade-grown green tea is especially high in natural caffeine. In Japan, Gyokuro is considered a rare green tea.

Gyokuro Steeping Instructions

  1. Heat fresh, filtered water until boiled.
  2. Pour water in cups to warm the cup and cool down the water. You can also use a yuzamashi water cooler.
  3. Pour water over tea leaves. Recommended water temperature for high-grade Gyokuro is 122°F (45°C)-140°F (50°C). Try different brew times and temperatures to find your preference.
  4. Steep for 1.5-3 minutes. All of our teas can be steeped up to 3 times.

Origin: Shizuoka, Japan

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SKU: 19002GG
  • High Caffeine
  • Umami Flavor
  • Good For Mornings

Masa Yamamoto

山本昌 From Shizuoka, Japan
Product Type Weight Dimensions
30g Loose Tea (Resealable Pouch) 2oz 4"L x 1"W x 6"H

4 reviews for Gyokuro Kotobuki

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  1. Max
    (verified owner)

    I have purchased Japanese green tea directly from Japan before, but the shipping can be a bit of a nuisance. So, I was pleased to find Senbird. Now that I’ve been enjoying their delicious gyokuro for the past several mornings, I can say I’m delighted with the quality. Such a great find. I plan to be a repeat customer and am eager to try their other teas, as well. I just wish they had a larger quantity product.

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  2. B. Lee
    (verified owner)

    This tea is outstanding. I haven’t had a tea like this since I visited family abroad in Japan. It’s got a beautifully delicate but vibrant green color – not brown or yellow like other green teas. It’s got such a nice rich flavor and grassy almost toasty smell. Not just flat and grassy. Will be ordering again!

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  3. Eric
    (verified owner)

    This is the second type of tea ordered from Senbird. This tea is refreshing and energizing in a very different way from other teas. Very floral and the taste is delicious. Brews to a beautiful green color. I make four steeps from 1 tsp and the taste and effect are good to the last.

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  4. Mark
    (verified owner)

    Taste of Japan. It is so nice to know that real Japanese tea is available to get. I was in Japan more than 20 years ago, this tea really reminded me of the great time I had and wonderful Japanese people I met. Little card of thank you was included in the package which represents the integrity of Japanese people who run the business. Very vivid green color is so beautiful. I can feel high in caffeine as it stayed me up all night. Thank you.

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Description

This Gyokuro shade-grown green tea consists of finely shaded tea leaves from the prestigious region of Asahina, Shizuoka. This high-grade Asatsuyu Gyokuro produced in Asahina prefecture offers a unique flavor compared to standard shade-grown green tea. In particular, Kotobuki gyokuro has a sweet and rich umami flavor that lingers in your mouth.

Gyokuro green tea grows in the shade for 20 days before harvest. This unique harvesting process produces a jade colored tea rich in nutrients. Shade-grown green tea is especially high in natural caffeine. In Japan, Gyokuro is considered a rare green tea.

Gyokuro Steeping Instructions

  1. Heat fresh, filtered water until boiled.
  2. Pour water in cups to warm the cup and cool down the water. You can also use a yuzamashi water cooler.
  3. Pour water over tea leaves. Recommended water temperature for high-grade Gyokuro is 122°F (45°C)-140°F (50°C). Try different brew times and temperatures to find your preference.
  4. Steep for 1.5-3 minutes. All of our teas can be steeped up to 3 times.

Origin: Shizuoka, Japan

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