This is one of my favorite every day green teas. It doesn’t get bitter if you over brew and stands up well for multiple brewing.
“I wanted a stronger flavor so I steeped it longer; however, it became a little bitter. It was still drinkable and the scent was fantastic. There was astringency in the back of my throat,...” Read full tasting note
“I’ve been on a really big kukicha kick lately, so when I got some of this from Micah in a tea swap it was one of the ones I decided to try first. First off, I want to say that I think that...” Read full tasting note
“Backlogging and based on a few notes and on memory Experience buying from Den’s Tea http://steepster.com/places/2923-dens-tea-online-torrance-california I bought two...” Read full tasting note
“Very sweet, with quite a nice roasty aroma. Certainly not a roasty aroma like houjicha, but enough to make it smell deliciously sweet. The dry leaf gives off more aroma (that I can detect at least)...” Read full tasting note
For Green Kukicha, Den adds a slight strong roasting step to the production process. Its mildly sweet taste contributes to a vibrant and healthy spirit.
Harvest: First Flush 2010
An earthy and slightly toasted aroma and an impressive mild green vegetable flavor.
Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Water: 3oz @ 180F
Leaves: 2 grams or 1 heaping teaspoon
Steep: 60 sec
2nd Cup: Water boiled; Steep 15 sec
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