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Uji Gyokuro "Kamejirushi"

Uji Gyokuro "Kamejirushi"
Uji Gyokuro Kamejirushi
 
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Uji Gyokuro "Kame-Jiru-Shi" - Currently one of our very highest quality gyokuro green teas (currently, 7 five-star unsolicited reviews speaks for itself). We obtain this from a rather famous, centuries old firm in Uji City, near Kyoto.  Gyokuro is shade grown before harvesting, giving it a greener color and sweeter taste. Once you learn to make it properly, you wil be hooked for life! As this is an expensive, high quality green tea be sure to read our gyokuro brewing instructions carefully as it is brewed differently than sencha.

How to Brew Gyokuro - Step-by-Step Instructions!

Net Weight 50 grams.

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SKU 16310  
Shipping Weight 50.00 grams
Ease of Brewing Somewhat Difficult - May take some practice to get it perfect.
Grams / Ounces per Pkg 50 g / 1.76 oz
Growing Region 100% Uji (in Kyoto Prefecture)
Year Harvested 2013
Harvest First
Grown Under Full Shade
Steaming Light
Color Green
Aroma Strong
Taste Sweet
Astringency Mild
Consistency Clear
# of first infusions per Pkg 6
Organic No
Breed Uji-hikari
Recommended Brew Temp 140F / 60C
Recommended Brew Time 2.0 minutes
Recommended Leaf to Water Ratio 1.2g per 1oz (30ml) water
Notes Very much higher than average quality gyokuro!
 
Our price: $24.50
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Russell Karbach
Mar 19, 2014
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Exquisite...!
I have several Shiboridashis by P. Novak
and I reserve the kamejirushi for these small
tea pots..some may think the price is too high but I disagree..this is to be savored for a a quiet
relaxing moment ..



Disadvantages: None
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WAI MAN LAM
Mar 7, 2014
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My first Gyokuro. At first sip, it was new experience on my taste bud. It had a unique earthy flavour ( which was described as umani in the internet ).

A hint of seaweed and rock salt.

The first brew is quite intense, the second brew is somewhat less but still have good flavour.

Can brew up to 4 times.

Advantages: Worth it.
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Alen Zivanovic
Feb 5, 2014
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I stopped searching for gyokuro tea, for me it doesn't have to be better then this.
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Inna Bekker
Nov 9, 2013
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One of the best gyokuros I ever had! Sweet and green, very rich taste. I just received it today and so far enjoyed 4 steepings in my new Yakishimei Shiboridashi tea set. Would recommend to anyone who loves gyokuro tea.

Advantages: I think I'm falling in love with this tea...
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MARCO
Aug 28, 2013
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Currently my favourite gyokuro. Surprisingly green taste and rich texture. I enjoy up to 3 steepings. A MUST for anyone who enjoys a good green tea.
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