This unique-looking tea is actually the stems and stalks of the tea plant. Made during the production of Gyokuro, one of the finest and most expensive shade-grown Japanese green teas, this tea has a clean taste that is very refreshing. Kukicha has almost no caffeine, and is perfect for blending with other black and green teas. Drink this tea to experience a wonderful light, roasty taste.
Origin: Uji, Japan
Caffeine Content: Low
Weight: 1/4lb - Avg. 60 Cups / 1lb - Avg. 240 Cups
Quantity: 1 heaping teaspoon (approx. 5-7 grams) per 12oz.
Water temperature: 190ºF
Brewing time: 3-5 minutes.
Infusions: 4 +
*For each additional infusion add 1 minute to brew time