Gyokuro is a green tea that has an abundance of hearty-sweet umami flavor. With a dew-like aroma, less astringency, and a thick character, this tea is one for slowly sipping and savoring.
I like to brew gyokuro in tiny teapots or in a shiboridashi.
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This tea is a [[gyokuro]] from Uji, Japan, sourced from [[Cha Do Raku]] in late 2022.
I’ve been drinking this [[gyokuro]] from [[Camellia Sinensis (Salon)]] since 2020 (see [[Okabe 2020]]).
A velvety, mellon-y [[gyokuro]] from Ujitawara, Japan, that is absolutely delightful and well worth the detour. I really, really loved...
Cha Do Raku
Located in Montréal, this tea shop offers a fantastic selection of teas from Taiwan and [[Japanese Green Teas
Camellia Sinensis (Salon)
Vast selection of white, green, black, wulong (oolong), pu er, and matcha tea, selected in the gardens of China, Japan,...