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Ippoen Medium Can w/box


Size of Package: W8.6 x D8.2 x H14.1 cm
Net Weight: 180 grams
Per Serving (1 pot): 10 grams
Shelf Life: 180 days

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Being a shade-cultivated tea, gyokuro is rich in theanine-an amino acid responsible for gyokuro's full-bodied mellow sweetness and slightly viscous nature.
In Japan, there is a special name for this taste: umami.
Generally, the higher the grade, the richer the umami taste.

While many teas are served hot and consumed as a means to quench a thirst, gyokuro is different. A typical serving is a precious 1/3 of a teacup at a very comfortable 60 C. Indeed, gyokuro's refined luxurious taste is meant to be savored, not rushed.

For the gyokuro connoisseur with a discerning taste, Ippoen is an excellent choice. Rich in umami, smooth in texture and virtually void of astringency, Ippoen offers devoted gyokuro tea lovers a superlative tea at an attractive price.
Though less full-bodied than Tenka-ichi, Ippoen is a true connoisseur-class gyokuro that is a favorite among our patrons.

As a gift for someone special or for yourself, we have packaged our Ippoen in this attractive can with our trademark orange Ippodo label. This medium-sized can is perfect for tea enthusiasts who enjoy their tea a few times a day.
Encased in a gift box and special Ippodo wrapping paper.
  • 1. Place 10g (2 tbsp.)
    in kyusu teapot.
  • 2. Add 210 ml (7 oz) of chilled water.
  • 3. Brew for 15 min.
  • * Make another pot using the same tea leaves. Brew the 2nd pot for 7min., and the 3rd pot for 3 min.
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