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Tea: 5 grams
Time: 60 seconds
Water temperature: 70C/158F degrees
Water amount: 1 cup
Name: Ureshino Kukicha Stem Tea
Japanese name: 嬉野くき茶
Ingredients: Green tea
Region: Ureshino, Saga
Notes: The processing of the leaves skips the last rolling step to create a tea leaf that is slightly curled turning it into what is called tamaryokucha. Because it is steamed to stop the oxidization of the leaf, the specific kind of tamaryokucha is guricha.