Aoi Uji Asamushi Sencha

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Score: 4.91. Votes: 11

It's our pleasure to be able to offer the outstanding Uji Sencha "Aoi", ("Green") from Japan's oldest teashop, Tsuen Tea. This item consists of yabukita leaves from the first harvest and is Tsuen's second highest ranked sencha, the first being their San no Ma. This lightly steamed sencha (asamushi) yields a very wonderful nice grassy aroma. Here is your chance to try some of the best of what Japan has to offer in Japanese green tea, directly from the banks of the Uji river.

Net Wt. 100 grams

  • $24.30 USD
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  • Weight
    110 g
  • SKU
  • Loose Leaf
    • Ease of Brewing
      Advanced - A little prior green tea experience recommended.
    • Net Weight
      100 g / 3.52 oz
    • Growing Region
      100% Uji
    • Year
    • Harvest
      First and/or Shincha
    • Breed
      Oku Midori, Yabukita
    • Shading
      Full Sun
    • Steaming
    • Color
    • Aroma
    • Taste
    • Astringency
    • Clarity
    • First infusions per Pkg
    • Leaf (dry weight grams) to Water (1 fl oz / 30 ml) Ratio (recommended)
      .8 g to 1 oz/30 ml
    • Brew Temp (℃/℉ - recommended )
      74℃ (165℉)
    • Brew Time (Seconds)
    • Notes
      Supplied to us from Japan's oldest tea shop.
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  • John Priestley II
    Nov 27, 2016, 07:54
    First of all, let me be clear: does not provide anything less than the finest Japanese teas. Second, Tsuen is a totally high class shop. I ordered "Aoi" (an asamushi tea) as a break from the deep steamed teas I drank this summer. I am delighted with it! The color, aroma, and taste are just as advertised. This tea will be one to which I come back.
  • Timur Huseyin
    May 13, 2016, 21:27
    Excellent asamushi cha! Enjoyed a few sessions with this over the last few days. Fresh clean flavour tones over each brew.
  • Mark Hardes
    Apr 2, 2016, 00:22
  • George Koupiaris
    Feb 22, 2016, 07:37
    I recently ordered this tea and have been very happy with it. You can really tell that this is a high grade sencha. This tea is an extremely good choice for those who prefer a sencha with a mellow taste.
  • Alex Woodland
    Oct 23, 2014, 12:00
    Utterly Superb.....amazing, sweet, creamy through all 3 brews. 
  • Alexey Iskhakov
    Sep 12, 2014, 11:44
    Very good asamushi sencha :) Pleasant taste, light, sweet and gentle. It is not too fragrant, but smells greenishly fresh. Great long sweet aftertaste. I think it is one of my favorites. He-he, I bought mogake teapot in this store, and it is perfect match to that tea: always fresh good one cup of excellent tea. Love it.
  • Peter Blackwell
    Jun 5, 2014, 16:13
    This is by far my favorite. It can be too astrigent if brewed to long or too hot but otherwise is very nicely grassy hinted with sea-broth.  I brew it hot at 170 or 172 F for the first one infusion but not for very long - 45 sec I think.  It is very unique.  
  • Edward Gallant
    May 16, 2014, 12:00
    すばらしい! Certainly this tea does not disappoint. It has a flavour of its own, and using what I will think of as a Canadian technique, I achieved a good taste from the first brew. Its price and quality is comparable with other senchas available more locally to me, and I have no complaints. My parameters: 1tsp / 4 minutes, 70C 250ml. I have not tried O-cha's suggested parameters yet.

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