Kuradashi Gyokuro Pinnacle (40g/1.41oz)


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Author Monica Miller   (United States)
Review I waited all year to try the Kuradashi Gyokuro Pinnacle for the first time and to be honest, I was frustrated. My first attempt produced a very strong brew that was too strong for my liking (I used 5 g in my Shoami Hohin at 50C). I wrote to Hibiki-An for help. I appreciate the help I received from Atsushi Yasui San at Hibiki-An (who gave me several suggestions on what I could do to adjust). After several more attempts, I was finally able to brew a beautiful and delicious brew at 3.5 g and 125 ml of 60C water brewed at 2 minutes 15 seconds.

Kuradashi Gyokuro. It is just as sweet and delicious as everyone describes. It took a while but I'm very pleased. If your tea doesn't come out to your liking it may just need a little adjustment in the amount of tea leaves/amount of water/or water temperature. One thing is for sure, once you find the right combination for you, you will end up with one of the most amazing tea experiences you've ever had.
Very bad...Bad...Very bad...Ordinary...Good... 5 of 5 Stars!
Date October 14, 2021

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