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Japanese Sencha (organic)

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Green Tea
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Edit tea info Last updated by CHAroma
Average preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 2 min, 30 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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  • “I was not sure what I wanted to drink today so I started going through my tea cabinet and I found this. Only 2 servings left on the bottom of the tin can, breathing all this air... how could I let...” Read full tasting note
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  • “idk what i was thinking only bringing 3 teas with me to work. idk what i was thinking placing ANOTHER order to davidstea before the last one arrives. idk what i was thinking staying up till...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Yum! Another Advent Calendar sample. Not quite gone yet, but now there's just a single cup left :) I think this tea's a little old now, but it's still tasty enough; I really love green teas that...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Working through a bunch of old samples. I got this in a sampler pack and was wary of trying it because I haven't had a sencha that I liked before. I do like this one though. It's very light with...” Read full tasting note
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Light and brisk

Japanese monks were writing about tea in the 9th century, but the world had to wait until 1740 for Sencha, when a tea merchant named Nagatani perfected a new process of steaming, rolling and heat-drying green tea. The result? An emerald-green tea that’s refreshing and smooth. No wonder it’s Japan’s most popular drink. (MK Kosher)

Ingredients: Fine organic steamed Japanese green tea from Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

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64 Tasting Notes

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79 tasting notes

Ooh, I liiiiiike this. I perceive a vague, mineral-esque taste to this one, but my palate is super-unrefined, so what do I know? I find the flavour is very much affected by the steeping time and the temperature of the water, and it’s the only tea that I can ever be bothered to actually be careful with (I’m lazy, see). When the bitterness starts to rear its ugly head… well, make that heads. If we’re using heads as a metaphor for bitterness, then this one’s a hydra. But when it’s right, it’s very, very right.

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4 tasting notes

Nice sencha, not seaweed-like at all. Vegetal tasting and the smell is almost nutty to me at times.

Preparation
165 °F / 73 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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100
17 tasting notes

I love green tea, and this tea made me love it even more. It’s warming and comforting, great on a cold cold morning. It even tastes great cold.

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249 tasting notes

The aroma is very soft and faint, bold and planty. Very nice to inhale, as it is not too sharp.

The flavor, though, is not soft, but a sharper planty taste, stronger than it’s aroma prepared me to expect. It is very refreshing, despite the sharper taste, is quite smooth.

Unfortunately, I had been spoiled by David’s Sencha Ashikubo, which is very delicious and less traditional. Despite, this is still a great traditional tea.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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68
106 tasting notes

Not bad, not great. Just a simple lite green tea.

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30 tasting notes

Meh. It wasn’t what I was expecting. It tasted like I brewed up some fresh grass clippings.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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11/24
to be honest i’m not much of a connoisseur of straight teas. to me this just tastes like a really lovely green tea that i’m happy to add to the collection!

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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75
269 tasting notes

On the 11th day of tea-mas, DT gave to me….

This tea seems to me to have a very mild flavour. Somewhat grassy, but light.

I just finished my third steep, and it still was quite lovely. I might steep it for a bit longer next time I make the tea, I think my first brew might have been a little shorter than optimal, but I’ve been having bad luck with green tea lately, so I decided to go short rather than risk it.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 1 min, 30 sec

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81
6 tasting notes

A lovely green tea with an almost grassy flavor, which I I like – fresh, nice light color and clean on the palate. Can be steeped a couple of times. Tastes better when the water is a bit cooler and not over-steeped.

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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