1. When brewing sencha green
tea, use 160F degree hot water and brew about one minute in a
2. To brew gyokuro green tea,
use 110F degree hot water and brew about two minutes.
3. To brew hojicha, genmaicha,
and bancha, use boiling water and brew just 15-20 seconds.
4. To drink macha green tea,
shift 1 tsp of macha green tea powder in a large tea cup and
add 1/4 cup of 160F degree hot water in it, then stir quickly
with a bamboo tea whisk.
5. Pouring hot sencha green
tea over some ice in a cup makes iced green tea.