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Glo said

Sushi Green Tea

Does anyone know what type of green tea is typically served at good sushi restaurants in the states? Does it tend to be a sencha, gyokuro or does it vary? I

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It’s called Konacha… it’s usually very cheap:
http://maeda-en.com/store/productlist.php?teatype_id=05
or
http://www.zensuke.com/morikonacha50.html

It usually comes from sencha… but you can find it from gyokuro as well.

You can read more about it there…

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Faith said

Are you thinking of the toasty rice green tea? If so it’s called genmaicha an it’s my ALL TIME FAVE! Is this it:

http://www.davidstea.com/genmaicha

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seule771 said

I do not know. Sorry!

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Glo said

Thanks guys, I think it’s the Konacha just because it tastes almost like a sencha. I have some genmaicha from adagio in my tea cabinet, Faith. I like to drink it when I’m not feeling well, because I find it to be soothing.

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