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Sencha is a type of Japanese ryokucha (green tea) and is the most popular tea in Japan. The overall taste is refreshing, well rounded with vegetal hints. It has a very light astringency when warm and increases slightly as it cools. 


Origin: Japan

Weight: 15g

First Infusion: Add 1 gram of tea per 100 ml of fresh water, or about one tablespoon per teapot. Heat the water to 80°C (176°F) and brew for one minute.

Second Infusion: Brew with the same water temperature 80°C (176°F) but infuse for only a few seconds.

Note that the caffeine content of green tea becomes significantly less after the first steeping. It is recommend that you experiment with your own techniques to find your most desired taste profile.

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