Usucha

Some articles on usucha:

Matcha - Traditional Preparation
... ways of preparing matcha thick (濃茶, koicha?) and thin (薄茶, usucha?) ... that 40 g of matcha will provide for 20 bowls of usucha or 10 bowls of koicha Usucha, or thin tea, is prepared with approximately 1.75 grams (amounting to 1.5 heaping chashaku scoop, or about half ... Usucha creates a lighter and slightly more bitter tea ...
Chaki - Usucha-ki / Natsume
... Broadly speaking, an usucha-ki is a wooden vessel with a lid, designed to hold powdered tea for making thin tea ... Traditionally, usucha-ki are hand-carved from wood or bamboo, and usually are lacquered ... Today, cheaper, mass-produced plastic usucha-ki are also available ...
List Of Japanese Tea Ceremony Equipment - Tea Containers
... matcha for the tea-making procedure for usucha (thin tea) ... All tea containers for usucha may be called usucha-ki ... Usucha-ki usually are of lacquered or plain wood, although not necessarily so ...