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Chiran Sencha

Chiran Sencha
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SKU
16367
Shipping Weight
100.00 grams
Ease of Brewing
Medium - Brew w/ care.
Grams / Ounces per Pkg
100 g / 3.52 oz
Growing Region
Chiran Town
Year Harvested
2015
Harvest
First Harvest and/or "Shincha"
Grown Under
Full Sun
Steaming
Medium
Color
Green
Aroma
Strong
Taste
Grassy
Astringency
Medium
Consistency
Medium
# of first infusions per Pkg
22
Organic
No
Breed
Yabukita
Recommended Brew Temp
160F / 71C
Recommended Brew Time
1.0 minutes
Recommended Leaf to Water Ratio
.7g per 1oz (30ml) water
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Market price:
$14.94
Our price:
$13.28
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Chiran Sencha - From the first harvest, a very special sencha from the very old samurai town of Chiran, located at the southern tip of Kagoshima prefecture Japan. This wonderful tea is from the Yabukita breed green tea plant. Very aromatic and delicious, try some today!

Includes 100 grams of tea per package.

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Jonathan Wills
Jun 2, 2015
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This tea is excellent, affordable and very fresh. It is my fourth tea purchase from O-Cha and I rather like it.

Advantages: Price, Flavor

Disadvantages: Not a deep green, but still a nice light green.
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Nick Hardersen
Jun 2, 2015
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I've already written a review for this tea, BUT not for this year's SHINCHA. I normally prefer the organic, but wow, this shincha is truly amazing. I've had quite a few shinchas this season and this is one of my favorites! brew at 175 (although they recommend 160.... refer to my review below) and you will be absolutely delighted. So grassy. So full of life. and stands up well into the third steep.
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Nick Hardersen
Feb 24, 2015
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Chiran sencha is a phenomenal tea for the price. To be fair, I prefer the organic version that is deep steamed. It is one of my favorites from O-Cha... But that is not meant to take away from this tea. It is great. However, I found that the reccomened brew temperature of 160 degrees was way too low. This temperature did not offer anything in the cup. It was incredibly boring and dull. After playing around with it, I personally felt that 175 was perfect. The flavor completely explodes and leaves a long, long after taste. It is incredibly satisfying. It's also interesting that this tea is a chumushi... The leaves are quite broken up and it resembles a fukamushi much more, but that is neither here nor there. If they say it is mid-steamed then I have no doubt that is what it is. Maybe its just on the edge of mid and deep seemed. Anyways, this is a great tea. 175 degrees in 4 ounces of water for 1 minute and you're good to go.
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Carlos Obregon
Sep 21, 2014
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I am fairly new at green teas. I found a recommendation for this tea on teachat.com and I am glad I ordered it!

Advantages: The best tasting Sencha I have ever tried. Period.

Disadvantages: None that I can think of.
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Reggie Wyatt
Feb 25, 2014
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On second thought, 160 degrees pulls out the flavor better. 150 is too weak.
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