The name "gyokuro" translates as "jewel dew" or "jade dew", referring to the pale green color of the infusion. It is a vibrant green tea that is grown 3 weeks in the shade and originates from the Uji district in Japan. Steeps a pale green cup with lingering sweet notes.
Use 1 teaspoon per 8 oz. cup. Bring water to a boil and let it cool slightly before pouring over tea leaves. Steep 2 minutes. Tea can be re-infused multiple times by adding 1 minute to each additional steep.
Water temperature: 185 ºF