Actually two teas under the Syansyan name here. Hanayaka & Tsuyayaka. Both are somewhat different from a “regular” sencha in that Mr Hiruma uses an almost oolong like process at first to draw out some floral fragrances to these Asamushi like teas. The Hanayaka being the slightly more floral nosed of the two. you can almsot see the withering of the leaves once they open up some. I didnt know at first how these were made and had found i difficult to compare to other senchas. I learned about the process afterwards as I hasd recieved these Teas at Mr Hiruma’s suggestion.
Actually two varieties of the SyanSyan by Mr Hiruma of Saitama Japan. The Hanayaka & Tsuyayaka SyanSyan. Two not-so-usual Sencha’s. these are Bihakkou Sencha differing from the norm in that they are “micro-withered” prior to the steaming process. this micro-withering, similar to the process of Oolong making, brings out the floral essence of these 2 Japanese Green teas