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drank Sakura Sencha by Den's Tea
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I am ready for Spring and after drinking this I want Spring to be here right this moment. This has a really nice flavor. The sencha and the cherry flavor blend together in an excellent way. Neither one overpowers or sticks out above the other. The cherry flavor is not fake at all which really surprised me. I have another cherry flavor tea in my collection that is so incredibly sickly sweet and fake that I really have to be in the mood for. This one however is perfectly refreshing, green, and sweet reminding me of Spring.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 0 min, 45 sec
Cofftea

Ah! I wish I could drink this today, it seems to be Sakura Sencha day:)

Auggy

I’ve heard good things about this sencha but have always wondered – how close to cough syrup taste is the cherry flavoring?

jennlea

I despise the taste of cough syrup! Even the thought of it makes me gag. I did not think of cough syrup what-so-ever when I tasted this. The cherry isn’t overly cherry now that I think about it. Subtle and somewhat slightly floral.

Cofftea

Auggy, that’s exactly my worry as well. I don’t even like cherry flavored anything but real cherries. jennlea, the floral aspect makes sense if they use cherry blossoms.

Auggy

Awesome! Knowing that (and that you seem to be a co-sufferer in the fake-cherry nastiness) makes this very tempting now!

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Cofftea

Ah! I wish I could drink this today, it seems to be Sakura Sencha day:)

Auggy

I’ve heard good things about this sencha but have always wondered – how close to cough syrup taste is the cherry flavoring?

jennlea

I despise the taste of cough syrup! Even the thought of it makes me gag. I did not think of cough syrup what-so-ever when I tasted this. The cherry isn’t overly cherry now that I think about it. Subtle and somewhat slightly floral.

Cofftea

Auggy, that’s exactly my worry as well. I don’t even like cherry flavored anything but real cherries. jennlea, the floral aspect makes sense if they use cherry blossoms.

Auggy

Awesome! Knowing that (and that you seem to be a co-sufferer in the fake-cherry nastiness) makes this very tempting now!

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