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  • Fukamushi Sencha Kaoru
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    Fukamushi Sencha Kaoru

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    A first rate, first flush green tea. Harvested from the first round of young spring leaves, this 100% Yabukita green tea comes from the famous Makinohara tea growing district in Shizuoka Prefecture. Very green and very thick. Fukamushi Sencha "Kaoru" has a somewhat more pronounced grassy aroma and taste compared with the average deep steamed green tea and the taste remains on the palate for an extended time.

    An overall easy brewer (a teapot for fukuamushi-cha is recommended, however). Be sure to not brew too hot, for too long, or with too much leaf. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, freshly packaged in nitrogen filled bags.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package.

    Score: 4.84 (votes: 32)
    Reviews: 30
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    • $17.10 USD
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  • Organic Sayamakaori Sencha
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    Organic Sayamakaori Sencha

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    This delightful green tea is grown organically in Shizuoka. Medium steamed, Organic Sayamakaori Sencha is rather bold in flavor and imparts a much stronger than average aroma. The leaf itself has not been particularly finely processed, however once brewed it is very flavorful. Our particular Sayamakaori gives quite a few delicious multiple infusions, more than the average sencha we come across. Very delicious, we predict this will become a favorite with organic green tea enthusiasts. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen flushed packaging.

    Price shown includes a full 100 grams of tea per package.

    Score: 4.47 (votes: 15)
    Reviews: 13
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    • $13.50 USD
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  • Uji Shincha Kirameki
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    Uji Shincha Kirameki

    • A Tsuen Tea!
    • Shincha!

    (Sold out quickly but more on the way!)

     

    It's our pleasure to be able to offer the outstanding Uji Shincha Kirameki.   While most of our teas have both a shincha and non-shincha version, this is the one tea we release just once a year during shincha season, and when when supplies run out, it will not be available again for another year.  Our supplier, the Tsuen teashop in Uji Japan, will then released a very similar product under the name Ujibashi San no Ma when shincha season has finished, but they are not the exact blend.

    From Japan's oldest teashop, Tsuen Tea, operating continuously from the same location on the banks of the Uji river for over 859+ years. This item uses select 100% Uji grown, Yabukita leaves from the first harvest and is lightly steamed sencha (asamushi). It yields a very wonderful nice grassy aroma and is a very classy green tea.

    Here is your chance to try some of the best of what Japan has to offer in Japanese green tea.

    Available in 100 gram packages.

    Score: 4.50 (votes: 6)
    Reviews: 3
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    • $31.50 USD
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  • Deep Steamed Shincha Kaoru

    • Shincha!

    [Note: This is for this year's shincha version, we may still have stock from last year's harvest and these two should not be confused.]

    Fukamushi Shincha "Kaoru" - A first rate, first flush green tea. Harvested from the first round of young spring leaves, this 100% Yabukita green tea comes from the famous Makinohara tea growing district in Shizuoka Prefecture. Very green and very thick. This tea has a somewhat more pronounced grassy aroma and taste compared with the average deep steamed green tea and the taste remains on the palate for an extended time.

    An overall easy brewer (a teapot for fukuamushi-cha is recommended, however). Be sure to not brew too hot, for too long, or with too much leaf. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, freshly packaged in nitrogen filled bags.

    Available in 100 gram packages.

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    • $17.10 USD
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  • Oku Yutaka Organic Shincha
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    Oku Yutaka Organic Shincha

    • Shincha!

    Note: If the inventory shows "0" it's because this shincha is located HERE - They are exactly the same tea and currently it is shincha

    Organic Shincha "Oku Yutaka" - From Shizuoka, a unique breed of Japanese green tea grown organically. A first rate, first harvest, deep steamed green tea, the high quality is obvious from the first sip. Strong "umami" sweetness, less astringent and mellow. As with many organic green teas, it is single estate and is not blended. Harvested from the first round of young spring leaves, it is certified organic. Nitrogen flushed and vacuum packaged, as fresh of an organic green tea as you can get.

    Available in 100 gram packages.

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    • $14.40 USD
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  • Organic Kamairi Tamaryokucha

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    A first rate, first harvest, pan fried organic green tea. Grown in Takachio, Miyazaki Prefecture Japan.  Organic Kamairi Tamaryokucha is not steamed, but pan fried, the pan firing gives this tea a sweeter, less astringent taste with a touch of roast flavor. The curled, comma leaf shape is also somewhat uniquie and when brewed it has a beautiful clear yellow-green color to it. Harvested from the first round of young spring leaves, it is grown and certified organic. Nitrogen flushed and vacuum packaged, as fresh of an organic green tea as you can get.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

    Score: 4.60 (votes: 5)
    Reviews: 4
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    • $16.20 USD
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    Out of stock
  • Sae Midori Organic Asamushi Sencha
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    Sae Midori Organic Asamushi Sencha

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    • Unique!

    This green tea comes from Kagoshima and is of course harvested from the first round of young leaves.  When we offered this for the first time in 2017, we knew we would buy this one as soon as we tried it and sure enough it had sold out by December. 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.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

    Score: 4.78 (votes: 9)
    Reviews: 5
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    5
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    • $18 USD
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  • Nagasaki Organic Guricha

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    A first rate, first harvest, pan fried organic green tea. Grown in Nagasaki Prefecture Japan.  Organic Guricha (also known as Tamaryokucha) is not steamed, but pan fried, the pan firing gives this tea a sweeter, less astringent taste with a touch of roast flavor. The curled, comma leaf shape is also somewhat uniquie and when brewed it has a beautiful clear yellow-green color to it. Harvested from the first round of young spring leaves, it is grown and certified organic. Nitrogen flushed and vacuum packaged, as fresh of an organic green tea as you can get.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

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    • $9.90 USD
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    Out of stock
  • Shizuoka Sencha Mio
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    Shizuoka Sencha Mio

    Harvested from the first round of young spring leaves, this 100% Yabukita green tea comes from the Makinohara tea growing district in Shizuoka Prefecture. We recently came across this gem and snapped it up on the spot - this is one very delicous sencha green tea! Sencha "Mio" is medium-steamed has a somewhat more pronounced grassy aroma and taste compared with the average deep steamed green tea and the taste remains on the palate for an extended time.

    An overall easy brewer (a teapot for fukuamushi-cha is recommended, however). Be sure to not brew too hot, for too long, or with too much leaf. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, freshly packaged in nitrogen filled bags.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package.

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    • $21.60 USD
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  • Light steamed Yumesuruga sencha from Shizuoka
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    Light steamed Yumesuruga sencha from Shizuoka

    • Rare!
    • Unique!

    This light steamed sencha green tea is produced by a well-known tea master located in Tenryu, Shizuoka and of course is harvested from the first round of young leaves. This is a rather rare batch and probably won't last very long.  Yumesuruga is a somewhat new clone which was registered 2014 and has only becoming available recently.  This sencha was harvested from three year old young tea bushes, it's leaves are beautifully twisted needle shaped.  It has a crispy nutty overtone, rich, silky mouthfeel.  As with most light steamed green teas, some of the taste is subtle but it has a nice umami and lingering aftertaste.  This tea is a masterpiece light steamed green tea.

    Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package

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    • $29.70 USD
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