This tea has a light flavor with less bitterness. Enjoy the savory aroma of brown rice and taste of blended tea leaves.
[[Features of Uji brown rice tea]
1. Made using Japanese brown rice
This tea is made using lightly roasted savory Japanese brown rice. It has a rich flavor emphasized with the slight bitterness of sencha.
2. Nitrogen packing keeps its quality for half a year
In order to keep the taste and aroma of tea leaves for a long time, the package is filled with nitrogen. It can keep its high-quality for about half a year when unopened. You can always enjoy delicious Uji tea.
[Ito Kyuemon is a tea shop in Uji, Kyoto]
Founded in 1832! It's located in Uji Kyoto which is famous for high-quality tea, and is close to Ujigami Shrine, a designated World Heritage site, and Mimurotoji Temple, famous for its flower temple.
This tea is favored by a lot of famous shrines and temples such as Manpukuji Temple, Uji Byoudouin Temple, Heian Shrine, etc. The rich flavor which has been improved over a long time and the skillful techniques of artisans will be handed down to the next generation with the elegant culture of Uji.
●Ingredients: green tea (from Japan), brown rice
●Nutritional Information (per 100g steeped liquid)
*Energy (kcal): 1
*Protein (g): 0.1
*Fat (g): 0
*Carbohydrate (g): 0.1
*Sodium (mg): 3
●7 Main Allergens (wheat, buckwheat, egg, milk, peanut, shrimp, crab): none
●Made in Japan
[How to brew tea]
①Boil water in a pot to 100ºC.
②Pour 100cc of hot water from the pot into a measuring cup.
*This is not only for measuring the water, but also allows it to cool.
③Gently pout in hot water from the cup into an empty teapot.
④Pour all of the hot water in the teapot into 2 tea cups.
*This is to cool water and to warm tea cups.
⑤Add 8g of tea leaves to emptied teapot.
⑥Add 130cc of hot water (90ºC) to tea leaves and quickly close lid.
⑦Leave for one minute.
*At this time, be sure that you do not shake or turn the teapot.
⑧Pour hot water alternately into tea cups in 3/4 intervals.
⑨Be sure to serve every last drop and then serve.
*If some remains, the second brew will not be as delicious.
[Prepare the following items]
*8g tea leaves
*Pot (a kettle is also OK)
*2 small cups
*Teapot (300cc capacity), measuring cup, clock (to measure time)
*Freshness is vital to tea. Consume as soon as possible after opening.
*Take proper care not to burn yourself with hot water.
*Avoid high temperatures, humidity and be careful of odor transfer.
*After opening, transfer to a can etc and store in the refrigerator.
●Best before date (from date of manufacture): 300 days
●Manufacturer: Ito Kyuemon
●Package design and stated contents may change due to item revision.
Item No. JF05641
Item weight 210.50g
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