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This is a regular sencha with a complicated name. Make that, a regular “rough” sencha somewhat mimicking the “aracha”-style of green tea. The leaves were long, reedy, and not quite as uniform as ordinary refined sencha. In truth, it looked like the Chinese sencha used in many green tea blends. Suits me just fine, I loved the stuff. Put analogously, this tasted like a celery stick lathered in honey-flavored peanut butter. Sure, it’s grassy like senchas are, but there’s more at work here than just that – a fruity lean, a nutty nuance, a sweet finishing act. Worth a visit even with the long-arse name.

Full Review: http://www.teaviews.com/2011/03/18/review-norbu-tea-kondouwase-arashiage-asamushi-2010-spring/

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Stephanie

“…this tasted like a celery stick lathered in honey-flavored peanut butter”—perfect description! :)

Geoffrey Norman

It was the only one that fit. ;-)

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Stephanie

“…this tasted like a celery stick lathered in honey-flavored peanut butter”—perfect description! :)

Geoffrey Norman

It was the only one that fit. ;-)

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