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Toyo Mukashi

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Toyo Mukashi

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Toyo describes a flavor that is rich, full and umami. Cultivated in Wazuka Town, our Toyo Mukashi is hand picked during the first spring harvests. Half Saemedori cultivar and half Yabukita, the tea is shaded for thirty days, harvested and then stone milled by hand. Due to the heat produced from milling, only 30 grams can be produced per hour. Our producer, Yuu Kobayashi is one of ten "10 Level" certified tea tasters in Japan. His gift in judging and in blending lots for desirable flavor profile is singular, his family's business tracing its roots to 1827. 

Region: Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan

Harvest Date: May 20 - 30th, 2017

Variety: Saemidori and Yabukita  

Producer: Yuu Kobayashi

Brewing Recommendation:

Traditional Hot Whisk (usucha) - 2g, 3oz water, 170 degrees- prepared using Matcha Set.

Shaken over Ice - 2g, Ice, 6-8oz water - shaken vigorously and served neat.