Gyokuro Yabukita 60g

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Gyokuro Yabukita  

Gyokuro is a Premium shade-grown green tea, developed in Uji, Kyoto. Gyokuro has high concentration of rich Umami flavor by being shaded longer than Kabusecha. While Gyokuro is shaded for approximately one month, Kabusecha is shaded for one week.[1] 

Hot Brew:
Tea Quantity: 3g

Water Quantity: 40ml (1.35oz)

Water Temperature : 55 - 60℃ (131 - 140F)

Brewing Time: 90- 100sec

For two: 

Tea Quantity: 6g

Water Quantity: 80ml (2.7oz)

Water Temperature : 55 - 60℃ (131 - 140F)

Brewing Time: 90- 100sec


Yabukita is the type of tea cultivar developed by the tea developer, Hikosaburo Sughiyama from Shizuoka.  

Yabukita tea can adapt to and thrive in many kinds of climates or soils, producing high-quality tea. Therefore, it has become the most popular grade of tea in Japan, covering more than 75% of Japanese tea fields. 

Health Benefits of Japanese Tea

CatechinIncreases fat burning / Inhibits the growth of oral bacteria / Anti-inflammatory 
Improves mental focus / Improves sleep / Reduces blood pressure / Eases stress
Others Benefits: Prevents Type 2 Diabetes / Inhibits bone loss / Protects against certain cancers

Farmer and Roaster

Our Gyokuro is made by the experienced tea farmer in Kamo(Kizugawa city). It's roasted by one of the long-established tea roasters/wholesalers in Kamikoma, Kyoto. 


Origin: Kizugawa city


"Kizugawa City was formed in 2007 through the joining of Kizu, Kamo, and Yamashiro towns, and has a growing population of around 75,000 people and 28,000 households as of December 2016.
Kizugawa City is rich in water, nature, and history, and strives to be a frontier for culture creation." 

Joruri-ji and Gansen-ji are famous sightseeing spots in Kizugawa city. 
(Reference : Kizugawa City Office )

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