Wednesday, September 5, 2007


Gyokuro, or like some people call it Jewel Dew, is a fine expensive Japanese green tea. Its name actually refers to the pale green colour of the infusion.What makes Gyokuro special...what it differs from Sencha...meaning ordinary Japanese green the way Gyokuro is prepared. Proportion of tea to water is 2 tablespoons to
120 ml (4-5 ounces) of water.You should brew Gyokuro 2-3 minutes at temperature of 50-60 degrees Celsius (122-140 F). It is recommend to preheat both teapot and cup so as to maintain the warmth of the tea as one drinks it.

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