Japanese Black Tea Smoked with Whiskey Cask Wood (Loose - 50g)
A unique Japanese black tea smoked with Japanese whiskey cask wood from Shizuoka prefecture. Top quality of the first flush tea is used and the smokiness of the tea is light, compared to the famous Chinese smoked black tea called ‘Lapsang souchong’. It’s not overwhelming and has a mild fruity flavour with notes of oak.
Region: Kaneroku Matsumoto-en, Shizuoka Prefecture
Tea: 6 gm or 2 tbsp
Water: 300-350 mL at 100 °C
Steep: 3 min.
To make cold brewed tea:
Tea: 15-20 gm or 5-6 tbsp
Water: 1000 mL (4 cups) at room temperature
Steep: 3-4 hrs. to over night in the fridge