Sencha Overture

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Tea type
Green Tea
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Typical Preparation
Use 10 oz / 287 ml of water
Set water temperature to 175 °F / 79 °C
Use 3 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 0 sec
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“I can haz stealth tea! As in I once mentioned not being very familiar with japanese greens apart from some sencha way back when and a few assorted and barely remembered samples. And genmaicha, of...” Read full tasting note
“Continuing down my Japanese tea route I will be drinking this tea next. My husband prefers black tea or heavily oxidized Oolong but I am hoping he will eventually learn to appreciate green tea as...” Read full tasting note
“So I ordered a ton of Japanese green tea to try out in my new Kyusu that I bought myself for destroying finals. Dry Smell: Smells like fruit leather, strawberry fruit leather. Wet Smell: Smells...” Read full tasting note
“I’m pretty torn over this one. It smells good in the tin — to me, at least; I can definitely see how this flavor profile is one that people probably either love or hate — though I was worried it...” Read full tasting note


Green tea from the Shizuoka region of Japan. Sencha translates as ‘common,’ but there is nothing ordinary about this exquisite ‘spider leg’ tea. The latter refers to the leaves’ long, slender shape. Our ‘Sencha Overture’ is a wonderfully delicate second flush (summer) tea whose soothing taste and fresh green scent make it a perfect everyday treat.

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