IBARAKI 18.1 Black Tea
IBARAKI 18.1 is one of the most unusual teas from Japan and defies easy categorisation. This is technically a black tea, made from fully oxidised 1st flush tea leaves of the rare Izumi cultivar. However, the vibrant floral aroma is closer to a green oolong.
ORIGIN: Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
HARVEST: Spring 2018
PACKAGING: 15g loose leaf in sealed foil packet
3g, 100ml freshly boiled water at 90ºC+, infuse for 30 seconds for the 1st infusion
2nd infusion: 45 seconds
3rd infusion: 60 seconds