The finest young tea buds were hand-picked and crafted into this artisanal okoicha (thick tea). At first, an intensely vegetal sweetness permeates the palate revealing this tea’s high amino acid content. From these depths of flavor, a lively array of bright grassy and citrus notes radiate and together they linger and slowly fade like the pensive state of mind they invoke. 40g can
Rich in L-Theanine, an amino acid found predominantly in shade-grown green teas like matcha and gyokuro that historically have been used in aid of meditation due to their calming effects
For best results, begin with freshly drawn cold water, bring to a boil, then allow to cool to appropriate temperature. Pre-warm the chawan (matcha bowl) and chasen (bamboo whisk) by rinsing with hot water. Discard water and dry thoroughly. Measure four rounded chashaku (bamboo scoops), approximately 2 tsp, of pre-sifted matcha and add it to the bowl. Gently pour 4 oz of water, approximately 180 degrees Fahrenheit, into the bowl.
Gently whisk the contents of the bowl for approximately 30 seconds. When ready, this tea should be a deep glossy green color with a smooth and noticeably viscous consistency. Savor with small sips and enjoy!
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