Let's enjoy a White Tea from Yame with Yuka san and Jana
Tea instructor Yuka san and Jana introduce Koga san's WHITE TEA. You can prepare like a sencha but today Yuka san prepares it like a gyokuro. After brewing, its beautiful golden leaves make for a wonderful and healthy snack!
White tea (白茶, also called Hakugouginshin and 'golden sencha') belongs to the family of green tea (non-fermented tea). A few weeks before harvest, the fields are shaded and 100% of sunlight is blocked.
With almost no bitterness, no astringency, but a sweet, almond taste and a well defined umami, White tea a unique experience. And finally, inside your body, up to three times more of amino acids than in sencha! You can have a look at our selection of premium White Tea here.
Brewing instructions are as follow :
Tea leaves quantity: 6-7g (0.21-0.27oz)
Water quantity (2 cups): 200ml (6.76 oz)
Water temperature: 50-60C (122-140F)
Brewing time: 60-120s