Authentic Japanese Green Tea -Loose Leaf 3.5 oz - Premium Tea - Issaku Limited

Steeping Guide
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  • Quantity  3.5 oz (100g)
    Makes 30 - 40 cups
    ($1.11 cents per cup)
    $1.11 cents per cup
    Type Loose Leave Authentic Japanese Green Tea (No Additives), Fukamushi Sencha, Ryoku-cha, Cultivated by Chagusaba Method
    Caffeine per Serving 34 mg (about 1/3 of cup of coffee)
    Country of Origin 100 % Made in Japan

    Vegetarian 100% Natural Gluten-Free Sugar-Free Cruelty-Free 

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    Tasting Notes
    Issaku Steeping Guide


    Health Benefit: 

     Good for Diet (High in Polyphenol, Catechin, EGCG Element)
     Reduces Absorption Activity in Stomach (High in and Gallic acid)
     Makes Skin Smooth  (High in Taedenol Element)
     Rich in Vitamin C and E
     0 Cholesterol, 0 Sodium 
     Low in Caffeine (34mg per cup - third of coffee)


    Product Description 

    Issaku - Kuradashi Green Tea (Lose Leaf)

    Issaku - Masterpiece from Arahataen Green Tea Farm

    Issaku is proud masterpiece green tea created by Farm Master Mr. Arahata at Arahataen Green Tea Farm. If you are looking for the best traditional authentic Japanese Green Tea online, you have found it.

    Issaku is the highest grade tea available from Arahataen, and due to the complex and long process of creating the tea, only limited quantity is available to produce every year. This tea is rare tea even in Japan to enjoy.

    This is the best premium traditional Japanese green tea offered by JapaneseGreenTeaIn.com. The tea is handpicked once a year on new crop, processed with the highest technology available in Japanese Market.  

     

    Groundbreaking Natural Fertilizing Method of Using Local Sugar Cane make the tea "Naturally Sweet"

    This limited quantity green tea is made by using natural fertilizer made by Japanese local Sugarcane which includes great amount of amino acid. On top of the groundbreaking fertilizing method, actual fresh sugar liquid is being spread throughout the farm to bring the dirt rich.  The result is the unforgettable sweetness you get in the mouth on each sip. Read more about Chagusaba cultivation method 

     Locally grown sugarcane is used for creating rich soil

     Sugarcane is carefully placed on soil

     

    Handpicked Only Once A Year on New Grown Crop

    Using extreme care, the crop is harvested only once a year by hand by trained farmers who picks only the newly grown tea leaf sprouts.

    Once a year, only the new sprouts tea leaves are being picked by hand.
     

    Processing Traditional Japanese Methods using Latest Technology

    Carefully picked tea leafs are being kept in special refrigerator which sustains temperature and moisture level at the same level as traditional soil layer where Japanese used to age the tea leaf for centuries. Aging the tea leaf with this approach brings the right amount of fullness and taste.  After specific amount of aging, tea leafs are being treated with right amount of heat carefully calibrated for the best taste.  Tea processed this approach is called Kuradashi Cha (Kuradashi Tea) which translates to "tea taken out from the granary".  

    All high-tech dequipment is carefully calibrated, cleaned and maintained to the higest standards.

    Art of Aging Tea and Taste of Kuradashi Green Tea

    Issaku is created by aging newly picked tea leaves for half an year long under carefully calibrated equipment under -15 degree Celsius. Before it is aged, the tea is processed up until Aracha state (crude tea).  The tea itself is the same tea as Aracha (crude tea).  Difference between Aracha (crude tea) and Kuradashi Tea is that Kuradashi has more mellow taste with heavier body and has little more astringency making the taste richer than freshly picked tea.

    Issaku is the highest grade tea available from Arahataen, and due to the complex and long process of creating the tea, only limited quantity is available to produce every year. This tea is rare tea even in Japan to enjoy.

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    • Nutrition Facts

      Amount Per Serving - Serving Size 1 tablespoon (7 g) - Makes 11 oz (350 ml) 

      Calories 22.3 k.cal      (Calories from Fat 0)
      Total Fat 0.34 g    
            Saturated Fat 0.047 g
            Trans Fat 0 g
      Cholesterol 0 mg
      Sodium 0 g
      Total Carbohydrate 2.62 g
      Dietary Fiber 0 g
      Sugars 0 g
      Protein 2.20 g
      List of Ingredients Green Tea
      Caffeine per serving 34 mg (about a third of cup of coffee)
      Declaration Regarding Veg or Non-Veg Veg
      Declaration of Food Additives None
      Country of Origin 100 % Made in Japan
      Name and Complete Address of Green Tea Farm Arahataen Inc. 257 Nunohikihara Makinoharashi
      Shizuoka Japan 421-0407 Japan

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    Steeping Guide

    Steeping Guide - Hot

    1. Dissolve 2 teaspoon of powder into 8 Oz of hot water. We recommend about 175°F for most common green tea.

      Please note that our product page has different recommended temperature based on type of tea between 175°F- 185°F; however, 175°F can be the most common and standard temperature that would work for any type of our green tea.

      Steeping Guide on JapaneseGreenTeaIn.com

    2. Wait for 60-120 seconds  (Please follow steeping guide on the product for specific time based on type of tea.)

    3. Use mesh strainer to filter out the green tea leave and serve hot

    Steeping Guide - Cold

    1. Dissolve 3-4 teaspoon of powder into 30 Oz of cold water.  For best result, use filtered water, bottled water. Alternatively, you can boil water and let it cool down until room temperature. 

    2. Keep in refrigerator for 3 hours or more. Key point is to use longer time to disolve. This way, sweetness increases, and it does not break down theanine and vitamine C.  For best result, let it sit for overnight. 

    3. Stair the water first, then use mesh strainer to filter out the green tea leave and serve cold.