Sencha

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Rating

75 / 100

Calculated from 23 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Ingredients
Green Tea
Flavors
Astringent, Bitter, Green, Apricot, Dried Fruit, Seaweed
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Medium
Certification
Not available
Typical Preparation
Use 11 oz / 319 ml of water
Set water temperature to 170 °F / 76 °C
Steep for 2 min, 30 sec
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26 Tasting Notes View all

“I learned about this ice brewing method (here: http://www.inpursuitoftea.com/category_s/159.htm) for green tea that I road tested with my good ol’ never ending bag of this stuff. Basically,...” Read full tasting note
“I’m trying to be a good girl with the budget so I decided to save money on tea. I bought this at a Korean grocery store in Vegas. The first brew was about 1.5 min, which produced a thick and...” Read full tasting note
“For the price, this tea is great. Deep steamed, so I steep it quick so it doesn’t get too thick or bitter.” Read full tasting note
“Quite bitter with first infusion at 170 degrees. Next day, I did a 10 second rinse, then used cold water and a overnight cold steep. Much improved. Color was less cloudy after the quick rinse....” Read full tasting note

Description

Sencha tea has a fresh, flowery taste, and is the most favored tea in Japanese homes. This family-size (200g) is suitable for daily enjoyment.

Brewing parameters:

Sencha 3-5 grams (approx. 1tbsp) in 200-240ml (approx. 1 cup) at 80°C (176°F) for 0.5 – 1min.

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