How can the bitterness of Japanese Green Tea be softened? Posted on 11 May 10:04 , 0 comments

Japanese Green Tea | Best Matcha from Kyoto, Japan

One property of bitter and astringent substances in Japanese Green Tea like caffeine and catechin is that they dissolve easier the hotter the water.

Tea becomes bitter and astringent when catechin is dissolved to large extent.

For those who dislike bitter and astringent tea, Japanese Green Tea can be steeped in water with a lower temperature to make it tastier.

Japanese Green Tea has many kinds of it. Matcha is of course Japanese Green Tea. So water temperature is very important to make tasty Matcha tea!

Please check our blog about How To Make Matcha Casually before your first matcha tea.