Sencha Asagiri Loose Tea
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The Japanese Sencha Asagiri is an elegant green tea with a sweet, fresh, and invigorating flavour backed by a smooth and velvety texture. As the most popular tea in Japan, this steamed green tea is packed with tradition, ingenuity and purity at its heart.
Our Sencha Asagiri is grown in Kirishima, which means “Island of Fog” in Japanese. Much of the tea is grown deep in the mountains and is frequently shrouded in a mysterious thick fog. This slows the growth of the tea, creating a full bodied, unique flavour. This tea is quite different from most teas, using a steaming process rather than baking. The steam creates a smooth, light body with a delicate, sweet, and invigorating flavour. The tea garden has been run by the same family for three generations.
• Origin: Kirishima area of Kagoshima Prefecture, South Japan
• Tea type: Green
• Number of servings (using 1tsp/ 2g per cup): 100g pouch = 50 cups
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans
Weight: 100g e 3.5oz
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from strong light and odours. Once opened, store in an airtight container, our Fill-Me-Up Caddies are perfect for storing your loose tea.
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How to Make
1 tsp loose tea
- Pop 1 tsp of loose tea per cup into a Pao mug or teapot with an infuser
- Pour in 200ml water per cup boiled to 55-75 degrees
- Wait for 2-3 minutes
- Remove infuser and enjoy
2 tsp loose tea
100ml freshly boiled water
Fruit or mint to garnish (optional)
- Add the loose tea to a refillable teabag or an infuser and place in a cup or heat-resistant glass
- Pour over freshly boiled water. Remove the teabag/infuser
- Top up with plenty of ice
- Garnish with fruit and sprigs of mint if desired
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