Sae Midori Organic Asamushi Sencha
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      Sae Midori Organic Asamushi Sencha

      Packed with umami and one of our personal favorites, this delicious green tea comes from Kagoshima and is of course harvested from the first round of young leaves.  When we first offered this in 2017, we knew we would buy it the moment we tried it. Organic Sae Midori asamushi is a light steamed green tea of the Sae Midori clone and is somewhat rare to be processed in the light steamed form. This product is both flavorful and aromatic, much more so than the typical deep steamed Sae Midori. If you are a light-steamed green tea fan, you should really enjoy this one.  As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

      Note - While we will try to get a larger inventory this year, know that this tea usually sells out every year by December.

      Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

      Score: 4.77 (votes: 13)
      Reviews: 7
      • $14.07 USD
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        • SKU
        • Shipping Weight
          110 g
      • Loose Leaf
        • Ease of Brewing
          Medium - Brew w/ care
        • Net Weight
          100 g / 3.52 oz
        • Growing Region
        • Year
        • Harvest
          First and/or Shincha
        • Breed
          Sae Midori
        • Shading
          Full Sun
        • Steaming
        • Color
        • Aroma
        • Taste
        • Astringency
        • Clarity
        • First infusions per Pkg
        • Organic
        • Leaf (dry weight grams) to Water (1 fl oz / 30 ml) Ratio (recommended)
          .6 g to 1 oz/30 ml
        • Brew Temp (℃/℉ - recommended )
          74℃ (165℉)
        • Brew Time (Seconds)
        • Notes
          A rather rare green tea!
      Customer reviews
      Average rating:
      4.77(Votes: 13)
      Rating of votes (13)
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      • Aaron Taylor
        Feb 10, 2023, 09:38
        Very delicious tea! Highly recommend!
      • Harry Harris
        Dec 25, 2020, 01:18
        Love this one. Super fresh and flavorful, yet suitable for daily drinking. Highly recommended for its vibrant burst of umami.
      • Jay K from TeaLife HK
        Dec 3, 2018, 10:14
        Such a great tea. Very different across three infusions. Lots of umami and a lovely calming theanine effect. This may be my favorite so far of all of the steamed sencha I've had from O-Cha. I've never been able to buy tea of the quality I get from O-Cha in Japan: I'll be a customer for life!
      • Arto Tammenoksa
        Dec 12, 2017, 21:39
        Excellent, mellow-tasting tea. Perfect for a day-to-day tea.
      • Daniel Mulford
        Nov 26, 2017, 06:05
        O-Cha is absolutely right: this tea is really delicious! Unique, satisfying nutty flavor.
      • Tim
        Jun 20, 2017, 01:40
        Got through a few brews of this so far. Nice grassy notes and an interesting flavour shift over 3 brews. Very nice tea for the price.
      • Dylan Stevenson
        Jun 4, 2017, 16:47
        Really unique sencha! Has a very strong fruity aroma (to my nose) and great flavors.

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