Gyokuro Green Tea Spotlight

Gyokuro is one of our favorite teas! Gyokuro has a rich umami flavor and buttery mouthfeel with lasting clean grassy aftertaste that induces mouthwatering salivation. Here I give you the basics on Gyokuro production and the beneficial qualities this tea has to offer, while spilling tips on brewing and notes on its aroma and flavor….

Japanese Green Tea Types: An in Depth Look

In this in depth lesson on Japanese Green Tea I cover the processing, flavors, liquor colors, and production of the different Japanese green tea types, Sencha, Kabusecha, Gyokuro, Tencha, Matcha, Bancha, and Kukicha with examples from Teas New Jersey. Visit our site: teasnewjersey.com Check out my video on the Differences between Chinese and Japanese Green…

Japanese Green Teas

Japanese Green Teas Brief: Japan is known for its steaming method of fixing Green tea leaves.  Therefore, most of Japan’s Green teas are steam fixed in order to stop the oxidation of the leaves after picking.  The steaming of the leaves  is for rather short periods of time.  There are few different methods of steaming, but none of them usually last…