Teas Temperature and Infusion Time
 
Sencha regular 155 - 170F for 45 seconds to 1 minute
makes up to 2 infusions

Sencha deep steamed 155 - 170F for 45 seconds to 1 minute
makes up to 3 infusions

Kukicha 175F for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes

Hojicha 190F to boiling for 30 to 45 seconds

Genmai Hojicha 190F to boiling for 30 seconds

Tama Ryoku Cha 190F to boiling for 30 seconds

Gyokuro 120 - 140F for 2 minutes
Put generous amounts of tea in a small tea pot. Do not submerge tea leaves completely inside the pot allowing for some breathing space.

Genmaicha 175 - 195F for 45 seconds to 1 minute
higher quality requires slightly lower temperature similar to the technique used in Sencha

Maccha Genmaicha 180 - 195F for 45 seconds to 1 minute

Maccha 190F - boiling
Put a teaspoon of Maccha (2g) in a larger tea bowl. Pour hot water (60cc) into the tea bowl and stir quickly with a bamboo whisk until fine small bubbles appear.

Japanese Black Tea 190F to boiling for 3 to 5 minutes

Japanese Dark Tea ( Pu- Er) 195F to boiling for 5 to 7 minutes




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