Water Temperature: 104 -- 158 degrees (See below for clarification)
Water Quality: Best with Spring Water
Amount of Leaf: 1st infusion 3 grams of tea per 1-oz water for 3 minutes;
Subsecuent infusions of the same leaves: 6-oz water for 30 seconds
Steep Time: up to 3 minutes
Number of Infusions: 3
The first steeping is meant to extract an umami syrup, an ambrosia of tea. Feel free to adjust the water amount, temperature etc to see what delicious flavors can be extracted. Subsequent steeps may be enjoyed as a sencha, steeping a full cup for 30 seconds or more (depending upon personal preferences) at 70˚C/158˚F degrees.