How to make delicious Japanese Tea.

General instructions for making a cup of Japanese Tea.
  1. 1.Prepare boiled hot water and wait till it cools down to the recommnended temperature.
  2. 2.Place tea leaves in a teapot.
  3. 3.Pour the hot water into the teapot.
  4. 4.Steep for the recommnended period of time.
  5. 5.Pour the tea liquid into the tea cup to the last drop.
Type of teaAmount of tea leaves for one cupTemperature of hot waterAmount of waterSteeping time
Gyokuro3g50℃(122°F)20ml150sec
Kabusecha3g60℃(140°F)30ml120sec
Sencha3g70℃(158°F)60ml90sec
Kariganecha3g80℃(176°F)60ml60sec
Houjicha3g100℃(212°F)130ml30sec
Genmaicha4g100℃(212°F)130ml30sec

For the second steeping,the above time can be shortened to 2/3.
For example:Gyokuro,first steeping:150 sec.→second:100 sec.