About Japanese Green Tea Classification Classification of Japanese green tea Appraisal What is a good Japanese green tea?Appraisal by shape.Appraisal by color.Appraisal by the feel of tea leaves.Appraisal by tasting. All About Brewing The three main elements that decide the taste of Japanese green tea.How does the temperature of water affect the taste of Japanese green tea?How does the hardness of water affect the taste of Japanese green tea?The importance of using boiled water.How to measure the temperature of water without using a thermometer?The golden drop.Umami brew verses aromatic brew.Cold-brew verses iced Japanese green teaHow many brews can Japanese green tea be enjoyed? Understanding and enjoying the second brew. Cultivation Essential conditions for cultivating Japanese green tea.Cultivars of Japanese green tea.Propagating Japanese green tea plants.Handpicked Japanese green tea. Processing Processing of SenchaWhy is kneading and rolling of tea leaves crucial in Sencha processing? How much finished tea can 1 kilogram of fresh tea leaves make?Why is blending important?How is green tea powder made? Health Benefits CatechinsTheanineVitamin CCaffeineSaponin Nutritional Facts General nutritional facts.Taste components.Japanese green tea and amino acids.Vitamin C in Japanese green tea.Vitamin C in Japanese green tea is not easily destroyed by heat.Nutritional contents in tea leaves differ with the time of harvest. Q & A More Q&A on Japanese green tea.More Q&A on Matcha.