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I must agree with TeaEqualsBliss – this is a different tasting Sencha. It is good, just different, and one that I want to spend some time with to evaluate a little further before I rate it.

Shinobi_cha

This looks like/sounds like an aracha (unsorted tea). Obubu tea sells those. Those do seem to have a unique flavor, because they are not blended with other teas to achieve a consistent flavor. Instead, you get a full idea of whatever cultivar, growing conditions, etc. were used. It is strange to see these sold, because I guess in Japan they are considered “Farmer’s Tea” for the most part.

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Shinobi_cha

This looks like/sounds like an aracha (unsorted tea). Obubu tea sells those. Those do seem to have a unique flavor, because they are not blended with other teas to achieve a consistent flavor. Instead, you get a full idea of whatever cultivar, growing conditions, etc. were used. It is strange to see these sold, because I guess in Japan they are considered “Farmer’s Tea” for the most part.

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