| 50g makes up to 32 cups* | 18¢ per cup |
Considered to be the benchmark for steamed teas, Sencha is Japan’s most popular variety, accounting for approximately 80% of the country’s tea production.
Based on water temperature and brewing time, Sencha can display a variety of flavor qualities, ranging from spritely, bitter, and mineral in character, to mellow, sweet, and grassy.
What we're doing:
- 1 heaping teaspoon (about 3 grams) of Sencha per 6-8 oz serving
- Heat fresh water to 165-175ºF
- Steep 1-2 minutes
- Multiple infusions
What we're tasting:
- Vegetal – Hay/straw
- Mineral – Nori
- Sweet – Clover honey
*includes multiple infusions