As well as warming the soul, your green tea is said to be bursting with antioxidants, L-theanine (amino acids) and Caffeine. Always use Spring water or Filtered water for a better green tea experience. This is an of elixir of life.
It doesn’t matter what your tea-ware is (a Gawain, tumbler or cup) you can enjoy Green tea if prepared well in terms of temperature of water, quantity of tea leaves and the length of time of steeping the leaves. Warming your tea-ware is an important factor, as well. In that you will find your own balance of taste, aroma, notes and value from your tea through some experimenting.
Hands down Matcha comes out a winner based on Caffeine, Antioxidants, and L-theanine content. The effects of that extra dose of theanine in matcha outplay all the benefits of other teas fromCamellia Sinesis as well as hot beverages like the espresso.