Beguilingly savory and extra-delicate, Japanese gyokuro is a green tea worthy of careful exploration. The great care that goes into gyokuro production comes with a high price point—but will reward you with a deep and unique set of savory flavors that live up to the tea's esteem.
'Kyusu' on Serious Eats
The kyusu, a side-handled clay teapot from the Tokoname region of Japan, allows tea to steep freely within the water, and pours off gracefully and easily pour with one hand. It's a vessel that allows you to make the most of the flavors in Japanese green teas.