Fukamushi Sencha

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Green Tea
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175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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This deep-steamed type of sencha, known as “fukamushicha,” was developed about 30 years ago and is rarely seen outside of Japan. Fukamushi Senchha is steamed 2–3 times longer than Asamushi Sencha. The deep steaming of tealeaves creates a vivid green, opaque infusion that is strong and full-bodied without bitterness. Rishi’s signature deep-steamed sencha hails from Kagoshima and is made from the unique Asatsuyu tea bush that is prized for its low bitterness, deep green character and rich, milky flavors.

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177 tasting notes

Wow, this was exactly one cup’s worth in a rusted mint tin from…maybe two years ago? Still tastes savory for Fukamushi in four ounces of water. Tough stuff!

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84 tasting notes

One word: UMAMI.

Only I like to say like this: UuuuuuuuuuuuuuuMAMI!!!!!!

That’s the way… uh huh, uh huh… I liiiiiike it! Uh huh, Uh huh…

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 15 sec
Cofftea

Then I must get! I’ll get it at Fava Tea Co. though if they have it.

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511 tasting notes

This tea smells grassy, nutty and strangely, a little bit like cigarette smoke. It’s smooth and grassy in flavor. I wish I tasted more of the milky note the description mentions. I’m always after that milky taste in teas!

I don’t think there is anything very unique or special about this tea, but it’s a nice end to the day, especially after having so many Easter treats!

Thank you to Tommy the Toad for a sample.

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2 tasting notes
I love this tea, it is my favourite type of green tea and as the tasting note says it hasn´t got any bitterness.
Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 1 min, 30 sec
Cofftea

I prefer my Fukamushi senchas for 30-45 sec in 160 degree water so it’s nice to know that a hotter, longer steep doesn’t get bitter:)

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9 tasting notes

The leaf look like mush, but the taste is great! A real solid flavor and penetrating aroma on the nose. flavor is strong and has vitality!

Preparation
165 °F / 73 °C 1 min, 15 sec

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19 tasting notes

I’ve been drinking more and more Japanese teas recently. This is one that I keep coming back to. Good job, Rishi!

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

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