Hachiju Hachiya (88 nights) refers to the 88th day since the beginning of spring. This is when Hachiju Hachiya Shincha is harvested. Tea lovers believe that leaves matured for 88 days have the perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness.
About This Tea
Ingredients: Single origin, single estate, single cultivar Japan Green Tea
Nuances: Umami, artichoke, floral fresh Sencha
- Teaspoon: 2 level
- Water: 12 oz, 176ºF / 80ºC
- Timer: 2 minutes
- Storage: Sealed light proof jar/tin in a cool cupboard. Keep away from heat & light sources.
- Best Before: 6-9 months depending on storage. Optimum freshness in the first 6 months after opening