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Calculated from 42 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Grass, Marine, Seaweed, Peas, Spinach, Vegetables, Vegetal, Butter, Autumn Leaf Pile, Broccoli
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Typical Preparation
Use 10 oz / 285 ml of water
Set water temperature to 175 °F / 79 °C
Use 2 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 15 sec
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“This is a sencha sample I got from Harney and Sons so I thought I’d check it out this morning since I’m in the mood for a green tea again. I got the loose leaf sample and not the teabag...” Read full tasting note
“Another sample sachet from my Harney order. I was prepared to be completely underwhelmed by this one. I don’t really know why, maybe I just have a low opinion of most senchas used in flavored tea...” Read full tasting note
“Since today was a nice, warm, sunny day everyone happened to be out mowing their lawns today. I love the smell of just cut grass, especially when it’s still damp from morning dew. It brings me...” Read full tasting note
“I’m not sure who coined the term “sip down” but it’s kinda cute. ;-) Go missing from Steepster for a while and a whole new language gets invented. Wow. I’m on a bit of a sip down quest myself,...” Read full tasting note


The Japanese drink sencha every day & so does John Harney. You may find it to be a very approachable green tea. There are many different Senchas available on the market today… you can count on Harney & Sons to offer one of very high quality.

Try the standard cup of tea in Japan. Nourishing Japanese Sencha is handpicked in spring to draw out a soft, light character found only in the finest green tea. The delicate and clean flavor of this green tea make it quite approachable. To be enjoyed hot or cold, the casual and mellow tea abundant in antioxidants, makes Japanese Sencha an easy everyday favorite.

About Harney & Sons

Since 1983 Harney & Sons has been the source for fine teas. We travel the globe to find the best teas and accept only the exceptional. We put our years of experience to work to bring you the best Single-Estate teas, and blends beyond compare.

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