The first sip reveals the true nature of this tea with a burst of sweet and tart. Add a little amber sugar crystals to soften the tartness and you find a delicious afternoon iced tea for those beautiful spring days. The kids will love it and you'll love knowing its healthy for them.
Gyokuro Imperial Loose Leaf Tea | Supreme Green Tea
Gyokuro, whose name means "jade dew" is Japan's finest and often costliest tea. It is not uncommon for a pound of the rarest Gyokuro to sell for thousands of dollars. While the young leaves of the spring flush develop, the tea bushes are shaded from sun for three weeks. The sun-deprived tea that grows in the shade is high in chlorophyll, which makes it darker than normal, but lower in tannins, which makes it sweeter and mild tasting.
Gyokuro is also ground down and made into a green tea powder known as 'matcha'.
Caffeine Content: 25-30 mg of caffeine per 8 oz cup
Net Weight: 2 oz.
Steeping Instructions: 175° . 2-3 mins . 1/2 teaspoon per 8 oz