Uji Kabuse

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Green Tea
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170 °F / 76 °C 1 min, 30 sec 12 oz / 354 ml

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  • “Man, I just love Japanese green tea. It can transport me to many different places in my mind. Through the sense of sight, its rich, deep green colored leaves evoke images of sprawling green forests...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Picked this up at Wegmans in Penfield, NY. Stored properly in a large, airtight metal bin. Labeled as a Wegmans brand yet Ito En's products match word-for-word every tea on the shelf in the store....” Read full tasting note
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  • “Heaven. So light yet so flavorful. I tried some wegmans and I intend on getting more. It's such a treat. I must get more. Such an amazing aroma. Amazing lingering flavor. So smooth. AH (Sipping...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Brew this one right and you're in for a treat. It's got that bright, vibrant flavor you'd expect from a good sencha. Nice and smooth and the brewed leaves have a full, almost "cooked" aroma.” Read full tasting note
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Uji Kabuse
Origin: Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Like the famed gyokuro, the tea known as kabuse-cha is shade grown—but for a shorter amount of time. This process creates a tea with the freshness of sencha and the richness of gyokuro. This particular tea comes from the famed Uji region outside of Kyoto. Enjoy its deep, mildly sweet flavor and vibrant green color.

Approx. servings
per ounce: 6-8

Brewing Instructions:
tsp: 1.5
Water: 176 F / 6 oz
Steeping: 1-1.5 minutes

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8 Tasting Notes

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169 tasting notes

Man, I just love Japanese green tea. It can transport me to many different places in my mind. Through the sense of sight, its rich, deep green colored leaves evoke images of sprawling green forests untouched by the modern world and brimming with exotic wildlife and rich cultural history. Through the sense of smell, it brings me to Japanese oceanic shorelines. And through the sense of taste, I get flashbacks to buttered vegetables and Japanese sushi bars. Rich, deep and divine…you’ve just gotta love a good Japanese green.

Azzrian

Lovely :)

Scatterbrain

Thank you. :) Every once in a while I realize just how much I love tea.

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Picked this up at Wegmans in Penfield, NY. Stored properly in a large, airtight metal bin. Labeled as a Wegmans brand yet Ito En’s products match word-for-word every tea on the shelf in the store. Strange.

Listening to Bon Iver, thinking about a girl who probably isn’t thinking about me. It’s ok. It happens. Tea to the rescue.

Mildly grassy but not “liquified grass clippings”. Minimal vegetal tone at first but it disappears. The mouthfeel is light and the lingering but subtle creaminess that rests on the pallet is quiet and calming. It’s like the volume for the taste is set at 4 and the aftertaste slowly turns the dial back down to 1. A relaxed, midday tea, possibly a good choice for those trying green tea for the first time who want a little smoother endnote. Me? I’m just happy to sit here and let this nice and subdued tea do it’s quiet little thing that it does so well.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 45 sec

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Heaven. So light yet so flavorful. I tried some wegmans and I intend on getting more. It’s such a treat. I must get more. Such an amazing aroma. Amazing lingering flavor. So smooth. AH

(Sipping it now)

Preparation
165 °F / 73 °C 1 min, 45 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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Brew this one right and you’re in for a treat. It’s got that bright, vibrant flavor you’d expect from a good sencha. Nice and smooth and the brewed leaves have a full, almost “cooked” aroma.

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