How To Brew Gyokuro
Gyokuro is best steeped in low temperatures and due to its richness best enjoyed in small quantities. Gyokuro also makes an excellent cold brew.
Use a houhin or other small ceramic teapot. To preheat your teaware, pour hot water into the teapot and cup. Pour the water into a pitcher to cool it. Cool down the water to 55C.You can use a thermometer to check the water temperature is cool enough.
Pour the water onto the tealeves. Brew for 2 minutes. Pour into your cup using a strainer to catch the fine leaves.