IKKI

High-Grade Shiraore

IKKI
IKKI
IKKI
IKKI
IKKI
IKKI
IKKI
Sale price ¥1,300
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The bright green liquor of this shiraore is filled with refreshing citrus notes with hints of steamed asparagus and barley. Easy to drink, perfect for cold brews.

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Description

2024 first harvest

This high-grade kukicha, or shiraore, is a great offering from Nakayama san in Higashi-Sonogi and one of our all-time bestselling teas. IKKI’s bright green liquor is filled with refreshing citrus notes with hints of steamed asparagus and barley.

IKKI can be enjoyed throughout the day, as a nice afternoon tea, or a refreshing cold brew or iced tea. A sweet price for a 100g bag of stunning green tea.


Information

Net Weight: 100g
Harvest: 2024
Origin: 100% Japanese tea from Higashi-Sonogi
Quality and type: High-Grade Shiraore
Organic: No
Cultivars: Yabukita
Conservation: 1 year unopened
Optimal tasting: within 6 weeks after opening

Brewing Instructions



tea leaves Tea for 2
8g / 0.28 oz

water dosimeter Water
180ml / ~6 fl oz

tea spoons Temperature
70C / 158F

time iconTime
60s


Tasting Guide

Aromatic Profiles

NAKAYAMA KOSUKE


The tea factory of Nakayama family has been in operations for 70 years in Higashi Sonogi. Their tea fields cover about 600 ha. The Nakayama family is strongly committed in favour of practicing an environment-friendly agriculture.

To preserve their land and its soil, they use only organic fertilisers that they prepare themselves. To fight against a failing domestic demand for green tea, the Nakayama family works hard to improve communication and build partnerships with other tea farmers as well as actors in other industries.

They organize regularly workshops about green tea and wish to make their area better known overseas.


What Customers say

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SS
05/02/2024
Steven S.
United States United States

One of my daily favorites

The tea has a great mellow flavor. Great tea to start your day low caffeine, very enjoyable drinking experience.

AZ
04/07/2024
Alexander Z.
United States United States

new staple shiraore

"ikki" is my new staple shiraore / kukicha. Delivers a nice "grassy" / "vegetal" flavor without being overwhelming. Unlike a lot of other kukicha I've had it's not got any bitterness while still delivering the full flavor.

OP
03/28/2024
Olivier P.
France France

We love it!

Ikky is our daily tea time, we really appreciate its fine and delicate taste.

C
03/04/2024
claudy_ne
Germany Germany

Light and fresh

Light and fresh, my everyday tea. Really love it!

SS
10/24/2023
Steven S.
United States United States

Wonderful drinking experience

The tea has beautiful flavor and mouth feel.

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