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ca 5g / 180ml Kobiwako kyusu
Single infusion 2m @ 80C
Sipdown! The last of my pastry tea.. This the is so very sweet and minty, it goes perfect with pastry. I accompanied it with some white chocolate cheesecake. :)
Hm might try to get some more this spring when first harvests are coming in. A bit of a hassle to order though since Takeo-sans webpage is all in japanese. haha google-fu translate!
Anyways i will miss this tea.
Going through my -12 teas before they go stale. Will be drinking a ton of sencha soon….. :)
This tea is somewhat of a favorite. Although VERY inexpensive it is of good quality and the taste is uniqe.
5g / 200ml glaspot. Kunzan tetsubin.
2m/3m @ 80-85C
Minty, sweet but a tiny bit to strong. forgot the recommended amount of 3g/200ml.
Ah, some sencha to calm me down and relax after an hectic week.
6g / 180ml banki-yaki kyushu
1m 60C / 5s 60c / 5s 65c / 5s 65c / 5s 70c
Smooth and sweet. The 5th in particular was very sweet, a tone of vanilla! :)
This sencha is indeed top notch.
A very smooth sencha.
Sweet and mellow, refreshing.
Smells a bit of spinach but does not taste of it.
did 3 infusions.
1. 60s 60C
2. 5s 60C
3. 5s 65C
Could easily handle a few more infusions.
Charred taste. Yet smooth and clean.
However not really my cup of tea.
Smells like burnt straw :)
This is a strange one.
Produced by Takeo Organic tea farmers at the foot of the Suzukasanmyaku, in the town Geino Mie Prefecture.
It is semi-fermented and is somewhere between oolong and black.
The taste is very sweet and minty. Goes perfect with pastry :)
Can get it here straight from Takeo family themselves.
Use google translate. The page is in japanese only.