Japanese Green Tea Online Blog

  • Cold Brewing Japanese Green Tea

    Cold brewed green tea is slightly sweeter than iced green tea.To make tea with this method, use a ratio of one to two tablespoons of tea leaves per...
  • Why are your teas fresher than other green teas?

    After harvesting sencha and gyokuro leaves are rolled, dried naturally, packed into large square blocks and wrapped in foil. They are then careful...
  • Why is First-Harvest Japanese Green Tea Better?

    There are 2-3 tea harvests in Japan each year. The first harvest is in late April or early May. There are 1 or 2 more harvest during the summer. Ja...
  • Japanese and Chinese Green Tea Differences

    Japanese and Chinese green teas both come from the same Camellia sinensis tea plant which is native to Asia. Most Chinese green teas are pan-fried....
  • Which green teas are high quality?

    Many consider gyokuro to be the highest-quality Japanese green tea. This is, however, a matter of opinion and there are no rules. About 75% of all ...
  • What are the different types of green tea?

    The differences are in the way they are cultivated, harvested and prepared. All types of Japanese green tea vary in quality Green tea comes from th...
  • How much caffeine is in green tea & matcha?

    Not all green tea is the same- it comes in many varieties, including matcha, sencha, and gyokuro. The precise amount of caffeine in green tea will ...
  • Which tea is right for you?

    Japanese Green Tea Online only markets premium first-harvest teas. Netto Gyokuro. High grade gyokuro from Uji. This tea has a wonderful naturally  ...
  • How many cups can I prepare from 1 bag/tin of your teas?

    Gyokuro and Sencha  1 bag is usually 100g (3.5 ounces). 4g (1 level teaspoon) for 120 to 240cc (4 to 8 ounces depending on how strong you like your...
  • L-theanine is a Healthy Amino Acid in Japanese Green Tea

    L-theanine is the main reason why tea is relaxing and relieves stress, as compared with coffee, even though both contain caffeine. Japanese green t...
  • Genmaicha is Healthy and Delicious

    Genmaicha is good for... Keeping blood sugar lever low -- Gamma-orizanol contained in brown rice helps to keep blood sugar level low.  Gamma-oriz...
  • Low Caffeine Tea

    Genmaicha. First leaf sencha mixed with puffed brown rice (genmai) and a pinch of matcha.  It is the pinch of matcha that distinguishes our genmai...