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.
- Chashin (Though it was harvested in 2022)
- Okabe 2023
I like to brew gyokuro in tiny teapots or in a shiboridashi.
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Drink tea every day
Drink tea every day.
This tea is a [[gyokuro]] from Uji, Japan, sourced from [[Cha Do Raku]] in late 2022.
Type Gyokuro Name Ippoen Region/Country Japan Vendor [[Ippodo]]
Note: See [[Okabe 2023]] for the 2022-2023 Okabe.
I’ve been drinking this [[gyokuro]] from [[Camellia Sinensis (Salon)]] since 2020 (see [[Okabe 2020]]).
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Located in Montréal, this tea shop offers a fantastic selection of teas from Taiwan and [[Japanese Green Teas Japan]].
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