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drank Yamamoto by Demmers Teehaus
558 tasting notes

I received a package of this tea from Adham as a Secret Santa swap present. Thanks Ricky for putting together Secret Santa!

The leaves are a deep green in color, a medium length sencha leaf and mixed with pieces of citrus peel, lemongrass and flowery blossoms. The pouch smells fantastic, clean and vibrant. I sniffed the pouch as I was waiting for the tea to brew up.

The brewed tea is a pale yellow infusion. The citrus peel and lemongrass definitely show through in the taste but still allow the flavor of the sencha to come through. I could see this being a tea I drink daily, as it isn’t too fragrant or flavored, it is just right.

I’m really beginning to like green teas, I haven’t ventured to try many unflavored greens, but really enjoy these flavored blends.

Thanks again Adham for sending me this tea!

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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Live in the cornfields of IL, but not too far from the city. Expecting a baby any day now (due Oct 24 2011). Sticking to mainly herbal and low caffeine teas for now. Trying to encourage my husbands tea drinking, but he adds so much sweetner he may as well just drink diet pop. I love trying new teas, and will try any tea once.

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