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drank Genmaicha Bancha by t Leaf T
221 tasting notes

A thinner-bodied genmaicha than the Japanese version, but it still has that classic lip-smackingly good buttery-nut flavour to warm you right up! Especially today, which the Metservice says “Feels like 4°C, 4 layers of clothing recommended”. And I’m only wearing 2…

Preparation
150 °F / 65 °C 2 min, 30 sec
S

I have also seen Chinese-grown “Japanese” greens….52teas, for example, always talks about its “buttery” sencha from China. They also label their black tea base as “premium Indian black tea” even though it’s Nigiri…

Miss Sweet

Huh weird!
Isn’t Nilgiri tea grown in southern India though?

S

Oh, you’re right, for some reason I thought it was grown in Sri Lanka :) My bad!

What happened to Cofftea’s comments? Now my first comment doesn’t make any sense ;(

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S

I have also seen Chinese-grown “Japanese” greens….52teas, for example, always talks about its “buttery” sencha from China. They also label their black tea base as “premium Indian black tea” even though it’s Nigiri…

Miss Sweet

Huh weird!
Isn’t Nilgiri tea grown in southern India though?

S

Oh, you’re right, for some reason I thought it was grown in Sri Lanka :) My bad!

What happened to Cofftea’s comments? Now my first comment doesn’t make any sense ;(

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