HOW TO BREW JAPANESE GREEN TEA


Brewing green tea is very simple, but if you want to drink a perfect cup of green tea, water temperature, steeping time, and tea amount are the keys to get the best of it.

This handy guide will help you make a cup of nice green tea, but of course there is not just one perfect way to make it. You should enjoy it just the way you like!

-----2 cups of green tea-----

Gyokuro

Houjicha

Hatsuzumi

Genmaicha

Sencha

Bancha


What Temperatures For Brewing Tea


Every type of tea has a “right” temperature. When tea is brewed, tannins, amino acids, aroma and flavour compounds are released from the leaves.

How Can You Tell What Temperature Your Water Is?


100 ℃

The average electric kettle (Boiling Water) 

 


70-80℃

Pour your freshly heated (just simmering) water into a tea cup and pour it into a tea pot with tea leaves . 


 50 ℃

Pour your freshly heated (just simmering) water into a tea cup and let the water calm down and sit for around 4-5 mins and pour it into a tea pot with tea leaves .