BATA BATA CHA
TYPE Dark ORIGIN Asahimachi, Toyama, Japan GPS 36.9°N 137.6°E CULTIVAR Zairai GROWERToshiaki Hiraki
Brewing GuideBATA BATA CHA
WATER 100ºC | 212ºF 1L | 34oz TEA 3 tbsp| 8g STEEP 20 minutes in boiling water EQUIPMENT Traditional: bowl (gorohachi) and whisk (meoto chasen)
Nontraditional: pot and strainer
BREWING INSTRUCTIONS To brew, boil 8 grams per litre for 20 minutes. Strain, serve in a bowl (ideally a “gorohachi”) and whisk quickly to create a rich froth.
ABOUT THE GROWER
Bata Bata has been grown in Toyama for over 500 years… but only one producer remains: Hiraki San. This very cool tea is created with leaves and twigs harvested during summer. The leaves are cooked, withered and fermented for over 1 month in wooden boxes. The result is a gentle, naturally sweet, very relaxing brew.
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