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Kukicha

The Cultured Cup Green

Kukicha is another "aha moment" tea and wins over those who don't think they like Japanese green teas. Savory and sweet!

Tea Type or Tisane | Flavors: Green Tea & Stems | fresh greens, edamame, sweet snap peas, subtle tropical fruit note, lingering, brothy mouthfeel

Tea Tips: Tea leaf stems have 0% caffeine and make up 50% of this tea. Green tea's L-theanine helps promote calm and focus day or night.

Ingredients: Japan, Kyushu Yabukita green tea and leaf stems

How to Steep: 1.5–2 tsp, 8 oz water, 155°F, 1–1.5 min (steep multiple times)

Fun Fact: Kukicha and sencha are made from the Yabukita tea plant cultivar. Kukicha means "stem tea."

Similar Teas: Hand-Plucked Sencha, Shade-Grown Sencha